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123 lola5

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Hi guys
Im in year 10 and I have to pick my subjects soon and I need help
I know im doing
Advanced english
Society and culture
Studies of religion 2
Childrens services tvet
Community and family

Then for my final subject I need help
- I was going to do general maths but I have decided I cant do maths
-I then thought business studies yet I heard this scaled poorly. Is this true? Does it scale better than general maths? Is it hard
-I then considered earth and environmental science yet im not a big science person and dont know how well I will do. Is it hard
-finally I know community and family studies doesn't scale well but is it really that bad can I still do well with it? Is it hard

I would love a reply asap thanks so much
 

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hey, umm, based on your subjects I would pick business studies and business is all content and shit, you can write bullshit and still ace it aha. But don't take my word just go with your gut


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I do CAFS and I love it. I wouldn't say it's hard, however; there is a lot of content. The subject itself is very interesting and enjoyable.

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I don't find business studies hard at all, the only reason why I lose marks is because I didn't study enough :p The content is really straightforward and it complements well with economics too. also... who cares about scaling, lol. just do what you like!
 

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I don't find business studies hard at all, the only reason why I lose marks is because I didn't study enough :p The content is really straightforward and it complements well with economics too. also... who cares about scaling, lol. just do what you like!

In my opinion business/eco doesn't cross over too much so based on your subject selection 123 lola5 don't think you should pick up eco if you do business.
 

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There is quite a bit of content in both EES and Business, the same with virtually every HSC subject.
Basically my advice is not to pick a subject because you think it will be easier or because it will scale higher. EES doesn't really scale well and I got a high band six - because I loved it. Pick a subject you will enjoy learning about and are interested in studying and the marks will come through, trust me.
 

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dont do subjects for the scaling
do subjects because you genuinely enjoy it and you eventually beat the scaling system anyway if you do really well
 

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I do Earth & Enviro and it's not particularly hard, in fact I found it surprisingly enjoyable. I would definitely advise you to only pick it if you are genuinely interested in it though, I know a couple people in my class with zero interest in it and find it an absolute bore and really struggle with it. As for CAFS, I really like it and it's not difficult either, just a lot of content. Ignore scaling and just choose what you're most interested in :)
 

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Lol, I think a few of your subjects already scale lower than business so I dont see why you would avoid business because of "scaling". (in fact it would be one of your higher scaling subs)
If I were you and I was good at humanities, I would choose business (or economics, which has REALLY good scaling even though it's still a pretty straightforward subject).
But mostly choose what you think you would be good at.

also, business scales higher than general
 

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