A-Level Subject Choice- HELP!

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    I achieved my GCSE grades in August and they were good- but not overly amazing. (I got 9 A's, 2 A*s and 1 B)

    I am now in college and I'm completely miserable! I originally was doing 4 subjects in which I have a huge passion for- French, Spanish, Biology and Chemistry BUT the school made me drop Chemistry because of, well reasons.

    Now I feel so unmotivated towards my work as I have always wanted to be a vet and now my dreams are crushed - I can't become a vet without Chemistry. I feel like a failure and am so miserable all the time, I've no engery to do anything.

    What should I do? How do I stop feeling sorry for myself? Could I take my A-Levels over 3 years- or would no veterinary course accept me then? L

    Any help would be greatly appreciated!

    They are really good grades you've got there. You did better than me. Do not think that you did bad at all.

    You're just having those 'bad' moments where everyone goes through. Don't worry though, pick yourself up and work hard and get your A Levels done. Trust me, once you've finished your A Levels, you'll have a lot of options. It isn't the end of the world.

    Don't quit and stay strong. You'll pass all of your A-Levels.

    Good luck in your A Levels

    Yeah, what reasons?
    • Thread Starter

    (Original post by Kiritsugu)
    Yeah, what reasons?
    English is my second language so the college didn't want to be do four subjects in case I got overwhelmed and focus on 3 instead

    Could you maybe talk with the people sorting out the matters regarding your choices and ask them if you could pick Chemistry instead of one of the languages? That way, you could still go into veterinary.
    Best of luck

    (Original post by katiecakes123)
    English is my second language so the college didn't want to be do four subjects in case I got overwhelmed and focus on 3 instead
    I had to drop chemistry cause of my grades lol. As for your situation, do lots of research - if you want to become anything - you can do it. That's something I believe in. There must be alternative ways of doing things. Contact a lot of people, careers advisors etc. Another option is self-studying chemistry or just drop one of your languages. Isn't that feasible?

    Do chemistry outside of school, I'm sure you need biology and chemistry for vet
    Please listen to me, do not compromise your dreams and future career because the school is butting into your life.

    I say do 4 AS and obviously 3 A levels

    So do the 3 you have now in school and do chemistry outside in an exam centre?

    Or convince your teachers and say your university degree requires chemistry and show them you're capable.
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