Should I double up on science?

I think it is definitely doable as long as you choose the rest of your courses wisely. If you are planning to get a degree in the STEM field, most likely you will have to double up science courses at some point. I had to take at least two to three STEM courses every semester in college, too.
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Should I take two science classes?

The great thing about college is that you can pretty much take whatever you want, whenever you want. No one is going to tell you that you can't take all science classes or all math if that's what you want to do. In fact, most STEM majors have to take multiple science classes a semester regularly.
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Is 2 years of science enough?

Which Science Classes Do Colleges Expect You to Have Taken? Similar to high schools, most colleges require applicants to have taken two to three years of science. These requirements also often include passing both biology and chemistry.
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Should I take triple science or double science?

If you're looking for a more in-depth understanding of the sciences and a more challenging qualification, then GCSE Triple Science might be the best choice for you. However, if you want to gain a more general understanding of the sciences, then GCSE Double Science is a good option.
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Can you take 2 AP sciences?

You can absolutely take 2 sciences of the AP/ Honors level in junior year (I did), but you need to be prepared for the consequences. If you take too many AP classes, especially AP classes of a particular type (science, history, language arts, etc.), you will run out of classes to take senior year.
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Should you switch from triple to double science?

Is 4 APs too much sophomore year?

The answer is no. If you take 4 AP Classes all you will be doing is homework and studying. You're a sophomore in high-school, enjoy the lighter workload.
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Is 4 APs too much junior year?

Junior Year

Depending on what kind of school you want to go to, you should be taking between 3 and 5 AP® classes this year. You will need to manage your time well, however, as you also need to study for the SAT® or ACT® during this time.
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Is triple science very hard?

Although the content of triple science is not more difficult than the double science content, triple science students have a greater workload. The extra content covered in triple science just delves deeper into the content taught across both sciences.
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What is harder combined or triple science?

How much more work is Triple than Combined Science? The smart answer here is, an unwelcome increase in workload if you are not keen on Science or you are not allocated more lesson time to complete the Triple. If you really like Science you will have to work harder, sure, but also find it way more interesting.
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How useful is triple science?

"The types of skills you learn studying all three Sciences can be really helpful for all sorts of different careers," says Naomi Weir, Assistant Director at Campaign for Science and Engineering. "Whether it's doing analytical stuff or developing a scientific way of thinking."
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Do colleges prefer 4 years of science?

Science teaches you how to analyze information and apply theories to the real world. Most colleges prefer that students take at least 3 years of laboratory science classes, while more selective colleges prefer 4 years. Some specific classes to prioritize: Physical Science or Geology.
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How many years of science does Harvard want?

Four years of English with a strong writing component. Four years of mathematics. Four years of science, including biology, chemistry, physics, and an advanced course. Three years of history, including European and U.S. history.
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Is physics or chemistry harder?

Chemistry requires more knowledge and lab skill. You will tend to find it harder if you can't memorize a fair amount. Chemists (of course) have to think deeply as well, but the knowledge base is much larger compared to physics. Chemistry in most cases requires sophisticated and careful lab technique while in.
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What is the hardest science class to take?

The Hardest Science Classes In High School
  • Physics. Physics is often regarded as one of the hardest science classes in high school. ...
  • Chemistry. Chemistry is often considered one of the hardest science classes in high school. ...
  • Anatomy and Physiology. ...
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Science. ...
  • Tips for Science Class Success.
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Is it OK to take 4 classes?

You usually need to take at least 12 credit hours per semester to qualify as a full-time college student. Twelve credit hours usually translates to four courses worth three credits a piece. Some students take more than 12 credit hours a semester.
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Is taking 2 summer classes too much?

How many classes students should or could take depends greatly on the capabilities of the student both academically and financially. Most students would take no more than two classes over the summer as they can be incredibly condensed with a greater workload than the traditional semester-long classes.
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Which part of science is the hardest?

Chemistry. Chemistry is famous for being one of the hardest subjects ever, so it's no surprise that a Chemistry degree is fiercely challenging. Just one topic in Chemistry (for example, organic chemistry) is incredibly complex.
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Do universities accept combined science?

GCSE Science

Some degrees require you to achieve a specific grade in Biology, Chemistry or Physics. We will also accept Double Award Science, Trilogy, or Double Award Combined / Co-Ordinated Science to meet this requirement.
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Can you get a 9 in combined science?

Students taking separate science GCSEs will get a grade from 9 to 1 for each subject, with 9 being the highest grade. Students studying combined science will receive an award worth two GCSEs, consisting of two equal or adjacent grades from 9 to 1 (9-9, 9-8, 8-8, 8-7, 7-7…to 1-1).
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How many people get triple science?

Every GCSE student in England should take at least two GCSEs in science. Around a quarter of students take Triple Science - separate GCSEs in physics, chemistry and biology.
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Does everyone do triple science?

Everyone has to at least take core GCSE science but it's not compulsory to take GCSE biology, physics and chemistry separately. It may be tempting to choose to do just one or two options for GCSE science, but there are many good reasons to consider taking all three separately.
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Why do we double science?

In double science, a child is awarded two identical grades based on their performance across all three sciences. This can be an advantage for the child because if they are particularly strong at one or two sciences , it can help bring their overall grades up.
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Is it OK to take no APs sophomore year?

There is nothing wrong with not choosing to take AP classes. No one should look down on you for that. It is better to take on level classes and get terrific grades than to take AP classes and not do well or not do as well. AP classes are not the be-all, end-all of things.
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Is taking 9 AP classes enough?

Students looking to earn admission to highly selective colleges should take multiple AP classes to bolster their applications and demonstrate they can handle challenging coursework. Some college admissions experts recommend taking as many as 7-12 AP courses before applying to the most elite universities.
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Is 2 APs sophomore year good?

Sophomore Year: Take one to three AP classes. Consider adding a more challenging AP class, like World History or US History, and one or two less-demanding APs. Continue to take honors courses if possible in your other core classes.
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