Chrisie22
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Mon Apr 16,2018 11:05 PM

I feel so conflicted right now because I don't know what to choose for my EE and I wanted to finalize my topic over a week ago! PLEASE HELP  !

I wanted to do chemistry since it is something I plan to major in, so I came up with the question

"To what extent does silverskin black garlic provide a reliable source of antioxidants ?"

I thought it was a good topic, but the question is more biology, and unfortunately, I am not taking biology. I asked my chemistry teacher for some advice and he said that there was a reason no year 2s did chemistry as their subject. He said it would be too much work for an experiment since there would be a lot of error and it would be hard to write 4000 words on a topic that you do not know very well about. A lot of year 2 students agreed with him and recommended that I do english or history since it would be wayy easier. I really wanted to do this topic since I know I would be way more interested in it but now I feel like it would be harder than I imagine. Another teacher said chemistry is doable but difficult; however if done well it can look very good. I don't know exactly what do to for english or history.

For history I am interested in 

Lenin, Mussolini, Hitler, and Mao

But I am lost in what I should do. Please help me. Any advice will be greatly appreciated.
Aamir_w
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Tue Apr 17,2018 01:49 AM

This might just be me, but I find that while History and English EEs are easier to write than science ones, they get marked hard because these subjects are subjective (ultimately depend on the opinion of your examiner and how picky they are).

For science ones, if you have a good research question, good methodology, evaluation of data, etc., it’s harder for the examiner to be picky. Just do whatever you’re most passionate about, the EE is a LONG process and you don’t want to be stuck with something you don’t enjoy.
Aamir_w
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Tue Apr 17,2018 01:50 AM

Also if u plan on majoring in chemistry, the university you apply to may be impressed if u do a chemistry EE.
Chrisie22
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Wed Apr 18,2018 02:54 AM

I ended up choosing history: how does the Sicilian mafia contribute to Mussolini’s domestic policies from 1925-1929?

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