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    Hi, I applied to Oxford for modern languages and got an offer. Nowhere in this offer does it mention EPQ as a condition. In the interviews it never came up once.

    It is getting to the end and I have not done enough work because my topic is so rare and difficult to research. I have also become sick of it. My stress is building, and with the work i need to get the grades, I really do NOT want to put myself through this.

    That said, this is Oxford, and I can't just tell them that. Even though they showed no interest in my EPQ, do you think that I can drop or do I have to carry through? Please answer quickly- I need to decide soon!!

    It's hard to decide, really, but you're probably best off sticking with it if you can, or you'd have to ring the college to tell them and there's a possibility your offer could be withdrawn, so it's probably not a good risk to take if you can possibly avoid it. I know people who have managed to get their EPQs done in a couple of weeks with some intense research/writing sessions, so if you could do it that way it shouldn't encroach an awful lot on your other subjects. (And don't forget, if you're struggling to find good sources then it's worth putting in the Production Log reflections to show project development/all that jazz.) What topic are you doing?

    If it's not a part of your offer then there's no way they can reject you for not having done it. Obviously it's worth finishing if you can but not if it's making you unhappy x

    Just email them saying you're considering dropping it bc it no longer interests you and ask if that will affect your offer in any way.

    In the event that you have to keep it, the grade you get in it isn't of any consequence so just focus on your other subjects. Win/win


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