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    Economics vs Biology???

    Economics or Biology, which one should i choose?
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    Re: Economics vs Biology???

    Probably economics since you're already doing two sciences
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    Re: Economics vs Biology???

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    Re: Economics vs Biology???

    Eco. Scales better, more interesting (bias) and a humanities. Biology is just rote

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    Re: Economics vs Biology???

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    Economics or Biology, which one should i choose?
    Biology because no essays + more interesting + applies to everyday life easily hence easier memorising.
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    Re: Economics vs Biology???

    Can relate to this since I had this same dilemma; I was literally still torn the morning that I had to hand in the form (ended up choosing bio). I'd recommend reading through the syllabus dotpoints for both subjects and seeing if one interests you more in terms of content. Don't think that there's a substantial enough difference in scaling or "ease" to justify picking one or the other just for that reason.

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    Re: Economics vs Biology???

    Depends on what you think is more interesting. Economics does usually scale a bit better than Biology but I would recommend picking something that you would enjoy rather than scaling since you'll be more motivated to study the more enjoyable subject and probably do better.

    Biology is heavy on the rote learning though but I personally found the stuff on the human body really interesting. Also, you probably won't be required to write essay responses in Biology whereas in Economics I think you do. I didn't do Economics so I can't give much insight on it unfortunately.

    Maybe have a read of the syllabus like others have said and see which one interests you the most.
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    Re: Economics vs Biology???

    I'd definitely opt for Economics. Seems like you have already made your mind though. Best of luck! We're In this ride together aha
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    Re: Economics vs Biology???

    Economics has WAY better scaling and its probably more interesting to learn about how money flows around the world than dissect a frog liver. I'm probably biased because I puked after our class had to dissect a frog. You should also consider than economics has a few problems that require a little bit of basic math but very intuitive, in contrast, you are going to have to write 2 extended responses for your trials and HSC worth at least 40% of your marks.

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