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    I'm currently studying Maths, Chemistry, Physics and Geography at AS Level. However i'm contemplating whether or not to drop Geography, i'm 100% sure that i'm dropping it at A2. I used to love doing Geography at GCSE and in then end i came out with an A* in it but i feel that the AS course is rather boring and time consuming. I'm incredibly pressurized to get and A/A* in A-level Maths and to get an A in Physics and Chemistry, but i feel that with one free period a day and whilst trying to live an active lifestyle, that i will be unable to do so. I've asked my parents but they don't seem to care or even understand the pressures of A-levels, Also I've asked friends who take three subjects and they say it's an absolute dream because they've go so much time to revise and complete work outside of lessons. I don't want to ask my teachers yet because i don't wan't to make them resent me for asking them and i know they'll try and sway me to keep the subjects because they don't understand the work load of the other subjects.

    Can someone offer me advice on what to do please?
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    Honestly, just talk to your teacher and explain the situation. I felt like that with AS Chemistry - GCSE Chemistry was fun and easy but AS Chem just seemed to make no sense, and I only had 1 (or was it 2) free periods a week and I just felt so stressed. I talked to my Chem teacher about it and he was very understanding. Although he obviously still wanted me to carry on Chem, he understood my reasons and didn't hate me at all for dropping Chemistry.

    I also talked to my Head of Year and our Deputy Head/Academic Head about it who were all very understanding and supportive
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    (Original post by strawberrysnow)
    Honestly, just talk to your teacher and explain the situation. I felt like that with AS Chemistry - GCSE Chemistry was fun and easy but AS Chem just seemed to make no sense, and I only had 1 (or was it 2) free periods a week and I just felt so stressed. I talked to my Chem teacher about it and he was very understanding. Although he obviously still wanted me to carry on Chem, he understood my reasons and didn't hate me at all for dropping Chemistry.

    I also talked to my Head of Year and our Deputy Head/Academic Head about it who were all very understanding and supportive
    Thank you for your advice, really does mean allot. Now I've just got to pluck up the courage to actually speak to them about it
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    (Original post by MattWat)
    Thank you for your advice, really does mean allot. Now I've just got to pluck up the courage to actually speak to them about it
    No probs - glad I was able to help as I was in the same shoes. And good luck!
 
 
 
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