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    I have posted many a time but they keep getting removed?.

    Anyways, I am 19 (20 in Nov) and am currently doing A-Levels in subjects that I am not too interested in! There is a reason for this. I had a different career choice in mind last year, which I was more or less pushed into by my school. Originally looking to do Law, I was put on AS Politics, Economics, Law and Sociology. They were the best of a bad situation. I joined the College a year late after looking to join the military (failed the health check), and being given a place, I was talked into doing those subjects. I was looking to do Maths, Physics there but apparently they didn't complement one another?! I understand, I should not have let the teachers talk me into something that I didn't really want to do, however I was young and thought they knew best!

    Fast forward to the present. I failed all subjects, but Law, and was able to talk myself back into the college to do second year Law, Business and Psychology. I do not want to do Law anymore and it had taken me until now to speak up about it. I wanted to be a goddamn astronaut... More realistically I would like to work in engineering or Maths/ Finance.

    I was thinking of doing Physics and Maths this year asides working. Not thinking about examination location, price and workload etc. (I can deal with that). Is it worth it? Say I was to achieve my original predictions (They're different subjects, but based on GCSE's I was given AAA in Law, Economics and Politics. I just didn't get them because I had huge apathy for the subjects.) in maths and physics, would universities be interest given the circumstances?

    Any advice would be fantastic,

    Thanks.
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    (Original post by TheMartian96)
    I have posted many a time but they keep getting removed?.

    Anyways, I am 19 (20 in Nov) and am currently doing A-Levels in subjects that I am not too interested in! There is a reason for this. I had a different career choice in mind last year, which I was more or less pushed into by my school. Originally looking to do Law, I was put on AS Politics, Economics, Law and Sociology. They were the best of a bad situation. I joined the College a year late after looking to join the military (failed the health check), and being given a place, I was talked into doing those subjects. I was looking to do Maths, Physics there but apparently they didn't complement one another?! I understand, I should not have let the teachers talk me into something that I didn't really want to do, however I was young and thought they knew best!

    Fast forward to the present. I failed all subjects, but Law, and was able to talk myself back into the college to do second year Law, Business and Psychology. I do not want to do Law anymore and it had taken me until now to speak up about it. I wanted to be a goddamn astronaut... More realistically I would like to work in engineering or Maths/ Finance.

    I was thinking of doing Physics and Maths this year asides working. Not thinking about examination location, price and workload etc. (I can deal with that). Is it worth it? Say I was to achieve my original predictions (They're different subjects, but based on GCSE's I was given AAA in Law, Economics and Politics. I just didn't get them because I had huge apathy for the subjects.) in maths and physics, would universities be interest given the circumstances?

    Any advice would be fantastic,

    Thanks.
    Yes, it would be worth it, especially if you are looking to go into engineering.

    I don't know why they told you that maths and physics don't complement each other, they go pretty well together!

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    (Original post by cookiemonster15)
    Yes, it would be worth it, especially if you are looking to go into engineering.

    I don't know why they told you that maths and physics don't complement each other, they go pretty well together!

    Our politics teacher has a maths degree too. This college does have a renowned history of pushing students into A-Levels that the school chooses!

    Thank you 😊
 
 
 
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