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    Hi everyone,

    So I'm in my second year of A-Levels, and my last year went horribly, ended up with one C and 2 Ds. I had planned to carry on Further Maths and Computing to A2 (and drop Spanish), but they clashed and my college didn't bother to try and fix it so I had to drop computing and carry on Spanish. Ironically computing was the subject I got C in.

    Now I feel like I'm in absolute hell with Spanish as I have no will to even go to the lesson (e.g. I missed all Spanish lessons this week). And in maths I'm behind the other students.

    The problem is, even though I know I'm failing again I still have absolutely no motivation to revise and do extra work. Instead I just do stuff like waste my time watching YouTube videos. I know I'm going to fail but it doesn't spur me on to study at all.

    What can I do to motivate myself?

    Sorry for the long post!
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    I'm in a similar sort of place as yourself. I'm in the final year of my degree and I just don't care about the subject anymore. I came to university loving maths and I just want to graduate and get a job. The hope of finding a job afterwards which I can enjoy and be happy in is keeping me going.

    I know I cannot get a first, impossible, so I'm going to get through this tough patch with my 2:1 (which I need a lot of hard work to get). But once it's done, it's done.

    My suggestion would be broaden your mind up a little. Can't you change spanish for computing? Try new was of working, doing assignments with friends (or just others on your course) makes them a million times less depressing.
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    What do you want to do after college?
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    (Original post by jharrington93)
    I'm in a similar sort of place as yourself. I'm in the final year of my degree and I just don't care about the subject anymore. I came to university loving maths and I just want to graduate and get a job. The hope of finding a job afterwards which I can enjoy and be happy in is keeping me going.

    I know I cannot get a first, impossible, so I'm going to get through this tough patch with my 2:1 (which I need a lot of hard work to get). But once it's done, it's done.

    My suggestion would be broaden your mind up a little. Can't you change spanish for computing? Try new was of working, doing assignments with friends (or just others on your course) makes them a million times less depressing.
    I wanted to do computing but there was only class this year so I had to drop it. I want to do comp sci so apparently maths is more preferred. I'd work with my friends but they're all getting high marks (one gets 100% on every test, literally), so I feel like I'm just lagging behind and that they're thinking I'm stupid.

    (Original post by jharrington93)
    What do you want to do after college?
    Computer Science, after a gap year.
 
 
 
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