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    I want to study physics at Oxford. I've always been top of the class and labelled as an Oxbridge student for medicine but physics is my true passion.

    I started a GCSE astronomy course because it is an extra-curricular GCSE that is relevant to my chosen degree and this is something that going to oxford information evenings has taught me - having grade 8 on the flute won't help me get into a physics course, something relevant will!

    However, stuff went wrong. I got my first boyfriend. Yes, stupid reason to get messed up but I started slacking on astronomy to spend time with him and then i couldn't catch up as my other studies were more important to me. I've learnt my lesson... I am extremely committed to academics... trust me

    The astronomy exam is in three days and I have not revised as for a month, I've decided to drop out but I am allowed to hand in the letter to pull out even on the day of the exam.

    So, I was wondering, should I take an independant EPQ early instead as when i apply to university, due to the new system, it will be based purely on GCSEs.

    Can I take EPQ out of school? I want to research into the Small Magellanic clouds and I live close to an observatory.

    So annoyed I messed up. Really want to go to oxford and do physics... astrophysics later on...

    advice. x im in year 10
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    I thought this would be the best thread because I want some advice on this affecting application. please answer xx
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    Y'all ignoring me because I was stupid enough to interact with the opposite sex? :P
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    Is my question too stupid?


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