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    Before you start reading, I would like to point out that I may or may not sound like a semi-****. Coming across as rude is completely not my intention – it is it the evil work of exam stress.
    And deep breaths.
    That’s it. I am done. I have completely lost all motivation to study.
    My rational part is screaming to plough to through maths exam papers. But all I can do is stare blankly at the book praying to God that some miracle happens and all of Trigonometric Series is magically absorbed into my brain.
    What’s more frustrating is that I know I have the potential to great amazing grades. I did quite good at GCSEs (7A*s, 3As), considering most of my teachers were a) incompetent supply teachers or b) just didn’t give a ****. But this close the exams, I’m getting Us and E’s in Maths, and the best grade I have at the moment is a C.
    And it’s not like I have any other talents. My sports skills are abysmal; my social skills are limited to generic “How was your day?” or “How was your weekend?”
    The exams in May are going to be used as Uni prediction grades – I really can’t afford to do badly. There is no point in spending £9,000 a year to study at a crappy Uni.
    So do you guys have any advice for me? Like how I can improve my grades in a short amount of time? But also control this complete hopelessness I’m feeling right now?

    maybe just take a break and do sth else. then go back to studying. you could go to a crappy uni and if you get good grades change to a good one or do master at a good one.
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