Larissa
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Joined: Jul 10,2019

Thu May 23,2019 11:37 AM

I'm soon starting the IB and as a career I want to be a Chemical Engineer. I won't take both subjects because it'll definitely be too hard, so which one should I take as HL?
Noam
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Joined: May 17,2019

Thu May 23,2019 02:08 PM

I did Chem HL may 2018 and I thought the subject was really good, it always felt like a good mix of memorization and understanding.
Can‘t say anything on physics though.
Alk8
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Joined: Mar 13,2019

Thu May 23,2019 02:36 PM

wouldn’t universities require both?
Larissa
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Joined: Jul 10,2019

Thu May 23,2019 04:09 PM

@Alk8 some do (cambridge), but most on the US don't and some in the UK don't either
LukeW
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Joined: May 23,2019

Sat May 25,2019 10:18 AM

Lol so this one is an interesting topic. I do physics SL and have actively worked with students who are doing HL and checked the HL parts out. First of all, Physics in general is ALOT of work. My teacher struggled to finish the course and actually ended up making the students teach themselves the HL topic. If your grade is better in Chem for grade 10(year 11), go for that because your foundation knowledge needs to be very strong for Physics.

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