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Hi! I’m looking to the future I only have to decide next Yr for my subjects...

i have only considered three careers: education, business, vet science. Both education & business have no prerequisites/assumes knowledge apart from math & English. Vet science at my local uni wants math, chemistry, physics. Bio is recommended. I can’t do 3 sciences in the Ib tho so I would be happy w 2 and doing a bridging course. I quite enjoy chem but I’m not sure if I should do a 2nd science. I know I need it for vet science but I rather enjoy my subjects then do another bridging course later on. 

 

So far:

Spanish SL

Math SL

Language & Literature SL or HL

Business HL (backup: psychology HL)

Chemistry (SL or HL)

Music & drama don’t appeal to me. Though I’m not very artistic I think I would enjoy VA. should I do va, physics, or biology??

 

thanks!

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5 hours ago, gem said:

Hi! I’m looking to the future I only have to decide next Yr for my subjects...

i have only considered three careers: education, business, vet science. Both education & business have no prerequisites/assumes knowledge apart from math & English. Vet science at my local uni wants math, chemistry, physics. Bio is recommended. I can’t do 3 sciences in the Ib tho so I would be happy w 2 and doing a bridging course. I quite enjoy chem but I’m not sure if I should do a 2nd science. I know I need it for vet science but I rather enjoy my subjects then do another bridging course later on. 

 

So far:

Spanish SL

Math SL

Language & Literature SL or HL

Business HL (backup: psychology HL)

Chemistry (SL or HL)

Music & drama don’t appeal to me. Though I’m not very artistic I think I would enjoy VA. should I do va, physics, or biology??

 

thanks!

You can still enjoy the IB with 2 science subjects if you are interested in sciences! Even if you do a bridging course later on, you will benefit from taking a science in terms of preparing yourself better for said course. If you want to study vet science, I would do two sciences (it might seem like extra work but it will be worth it in the long run). As to which one you should do, take the one you enjoy the most and/or perform better at. Biology and Chemistry have some similarities in the IB: both teach biochemistry in some way. I know from experience that people who did Bio and Chem understood biochemistry better, whereas people who only did Biology had a hard time understanding it. So Bio/Chem would be a nice combination to have. But again, choose the science you'd rather do at school.

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