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Struggling to pick A-level subjects... Help!!!

I want to do medicine, and I'm doing A-levels biology and chemistry.

For my 3rd A-level, I want something "easy"; so that I can get an A in it easily: and people are saying that it doesn't matter what your 3rd A-level is, as long as you get an A in it (unless you apply to Cambridge, they want a STEM subject).

I have narrowed it down to these options:

maths, geography, environmental science, business and economics. I want a subject that isn't too content heavy, as relatively "easy". Could someone help me choose?

Thanks!
Original post by School_Student99
I want to do medicine, and I'm doing A-levels biology and chemistry.
For my 3rd A-level, I want something "easy"; so that I can get an A in it easily: and people are saying that it doesn't matter what your 3rd A-level is, as long as you get an A in it (unless you apply to Cambridge, they want a STEM subject).
I have narrowed it down to these options:
maths, geography, environmental science, business and economics. I want a subject that isn't too content heavy, as relatively "easy". Could someone help me choose?
Thanks!

look, no subject will be easy if you're just taking it for the sake of an A. If you don't enjoy the subject, it won't be easy. As for simplicity, that's a different thing. Simplest subjects to get an A in(from your list) are environmental science and geography(I haven't taken geography, I just looked through a coursebook and thought it's relatively straightforward; I may be wrong). Economics and business are( in my opinion) more about memorisation and analyzation, and are quite content heavy, and if you don't like market-related stuff or societal enterprises then I suggest you don't take it. Maths, in my opinion, would fit with your two other A levels quite well, as you're already taking bio and chem. But it's up to you. Environmental science would also fit great with bio and chem, and it's probably simpler than maths( though again, it has caluculus too).
For me, my advice is that if you want a sub that's 'simple' and 'easy', take a subject already related to the ones you're taking, so that you don't have to learn too much new stuff which you're only going to remember until the minute after exam day.
Well, hope this helps! good day to you :smile:
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Environmental science is easy as a concept but there’s a crazy crazy amount of content like more than biology
Everyone thanks for responding!

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