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    don't pick a subject that your boyfriend or girlfriend takes just to impress them. been there, done that.
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    Alright I might get a lot of hate for this, but who cares.

    To all those people that say "Don't pick/avoid a subject because of the teacher" -- **** YOU. You *******s, and there's plenty of you in my school, online, everywhere, could have ruined my life.

    For any subject at any level, the teacher is an integral part of learning. Unless you are just that good at a subject whereby you can read a chapter and just automatically get an A in it (and people like this do exist) you are dependent to some degree on the teacher. And if the teacher is a pile of dung, then you are ****ed me dearies.

    Exhibit A: GCSE Film studies. Sounded like a good subject, very different from my others, interesting course content, etc. The one thing holding me back was the ill-repute of the teacher. Supposedly at least 5 people comlain about him every year at every level. But I wave all that off, because everyone says you shouldnt judge a subject by its teacher. BIGGEST MISTAKE OF MY ACADEMIC CAREER. He made my life hell. I dreaded going to school. I was outting so much effort to please him with my coursework that all my other subjects had to take a back seat. I didn't even get the grade I wanted at the end of it. On the other side of reaults day, turns out i am not alone in making this type of decision.

    So thanks.

    Kids--the teacher does matter. If you end up in that horrible teacher's class, quit in September and go to another one. Trust me, the teacher does make a huge impact. Don't take it lightly.
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    Pick hard subjects, I regret not having the challenge of studying Physics
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    (Original post by Millie-3)
    Alright I might get a lot of hate for this, but who cares.

    To all those people that say "Don't pick/avoid a subject because of the teacher" -- **** YOU. You *******s, and there's plenty of you in my school, online, everywhere, could have ruined my life.

    For any subject at any level, the teacher is an integral part of learning. Unless you are just that good at a subject whereby you can read a chapter and just automatically get an A in it (and people like this do exist) you are dependent to some degree on the teacher. And if the teacher is a pile of dung, then you are ****ed me dearies.

    Exhibit A: GCSE Film studies. Sounded like a good subject, very different from my others, interesting course content, etc. The one thing holding me back was the ill-repute of the teacher. Supposedly at least 5 people comlain about him every year at every level. But I wave all that off, because everyone says you shouldnt judge a subject by its teacher. BIGGEST MISTAKE OF MY ACADEMIC CAREER. He made my life hell. I dreaded going to school. I was outting so much effort to please him with my coursework that all my other subjects had to take a back seat. I didn't even get the grade I wanted at the end of it. On the other side of reaults day, turns out i am not alone in making this type of decision.

    So thanks.

    Kids--the teacher does matter. If you end up in that horrible teacher's class, quit in September and go to another one. Trust me, the teacher does make a huge impact. Don't take it lightly.
    I completely agree with you but I think people are more referring to the personality of the teacher and not necessarily how well they do their job if that makes sense
 
 
 
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