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    Hi, Imma bit of a newbie here... :tumble:

    Okies so I am having to choose my A-Levels for college and I am really into Medicine.

    I am thinking of doing:
    Physics
    Chemistry
    Biology
    And Psychology

    I am vair vair determined and passionate,especialy about science. In maths I am working at around a B Grade GCSE.

    Do you think I will be able to mangae, and is this a good combination of subjects for medical school? :confused: Thanks
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    The combination sounds good as you've got 3 of the 4 sciences
    Though, if you get a B at maths gcse are you sure you won't struggle?
    I doubt you'll get a B though, if you're working hard you should get an A at least :]
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    Seems like a good combination to me, just make sure you work hard and do your extra reading etc. If you're considering studying medicine you might want to get work experience, too.
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    Yep, that sounds fine.

    Maths isn't required for Medicine, but some of your tests might have a bit on.
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    Sounds alright to me.

    Just try to be sure you will enjoy the subjects so your motivated and do the best you can.
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    hahahaahahahahaa......maybe:shifty:
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    Do biology, chemistry and psychology and another subject such as geography, english or history. If you are only working at B level in maths you will definitely struggle in physics and you will most probably find chemistry a little bit difficult. If you are at all good at any of the humanities take this in place of physics as this will give you more time to work on bio and chem. This advice comes from a 1st year med student.
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    Wow peeps, thanks for the quick response.Hmmm, well they are making me take my maths gcse early (I did the exams this week XP), so lets see what I get on that. I can always retake though.

    Is Physics really that bad if you have ,like, a B or A in Maths?Assuming I get that?
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    Physics ain't the bad one, Chemistry is the killer. For me Physics is like totally different to Maths so I can't really say, I find Physics easier
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    I would suggest a few more A*s if you're considering doing medicione.
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    When it comes to physics, anecdotal evidence from my place suggests you can get by at AS fairly well without being a maffs superstar, but at A2 it begins to show in a serious way. In my AS class there were a couple of kids who actually failed maths GCSE (and indeed retook) and passed at AS with a C and D respectively. Not earth-shaking results, but they suggests that a pass in maths is enough. Your phys teacher should be able to advise on the level of maths in your specific syllabus.

    As I'm sure you're aware, it's important to get going with medical work experience if you aren't already, if you want to stand a chance. Google can give you lots of advice about subject requirements, and do check out GCSE requirements also.
 
 
 

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