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    Hi, I'm currently in my first year of doing my A-Levels after leaving school with my GCSEs in the summer.

    I am considering dropping A-Levels because I'm not enjoying them and I only picked them because I didn't know what I wanted to do at the time. At first when I started, everything was ok but as the months past, I became less motivated and down at times which resulted in me skipping days/classes. I'm not sure if I should continue or drop out and do something else?

    I have looked into courses at another college and apprenticeships recently and these would be something I'd like to do if I do drop out.
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    (Original post by mashu1029)
    Hi, I'm currently in my first year of doing my A-Levels after leaving school with my GCSEs in the summer.

    I am considering dropping A-Levels because I'm not enjoying them and I only picked them because I didn't know what I wanted to do at the time. At first when I started, everything was ok but as the months past, I became less motivated and down at times which resulted in me skipping days/classes. I'm not sure if I should continue or drop out and do something else?

    I have looked into courses at another college and apprenticeships recently and these would be something I'd like to do if I do drop out.
    You have only got like 5 months left anyway and it will be over and done with 😊 What courses do you want to take at another college? 😊
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    (Original post by Elena 365)
    You have only got like 5 months left anyway and it will be over and done with 😊 What courses do you want to take at another college? 😊
    Yes I do have like 5 months left but then I'll have to do A2 next year (If I get the grades to get on to A2). The courses I was looking into were business courses
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    (Original post by mashu1029)
    Yes I do have like 5 months left but then I'll have to do A2 next year (If I get the grades to get on to A2). The courses I was looking into were business courses
    Business sounds great and you can find lots of apprenticeships online for it too! If you do decide to drop out of A-levels make sure that you are fully satisfied with your decision and that you definitely don't want to carry on. But if you still feel like your not sure I would recommend doing your first year of A-levels and seeing what grades you get. If you don't do well then you can decide whether or not to drop out. If you do it this way you will have another set of grades to put on your CV. Also you never know you might do really well at your A Levels 😃
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    (Original post by Elena 365)
    Business sounds great and you can find lots of apprenticeships online for it too! If you do decide to drop out of A-levels make sure that you are fully satisfied with your decision and that you definitely don't want to carry on. But if you still feel like your not sure I would recommend doing your first year of A-levels and seeing what grades you get. If you don't do well then you can decide whether or not to drop out. If you do it this way you will have another set of grades to put on your CV. Also you never know you might do really well at your A Levels 😃
    I think more likely to do an apprenticeship if I drop out. As for staying, I'm not sure if I'll end up getting decent grades as from my mocks I got a D & U, still waiting for my other subject to mark my mock. :/
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    (Original post by mashu1029)
    I think more likely to do an apprenticeship if I drop out. As for staying, I'm not sure if I'll end up getting decent grades as from my mocks I got a D & U, still waiting for my other subject to mark my mock. :/
    What you got in your mocks does not matter especially when you have only just started doing your courses. I know a lot of people who got really bad grades like E's and U's in their mocks and in the real exam they ended up getting lots of A's and all their friends and teachers were so surprised and so proud. Even I didn't get very good grades in my mocks and didn't even get higher than a C in any of my subjects so didn't anyone in my classes. This is because we have only just started our first year of A-levels and you should never let what you got in your mocks determine what you are going to get at the real exam. After all you're teachers have not even covered all the content yet. Also you still have lots of time to revise and a chance of getting Really good grades and going to university!! 😊😊 Trust me in my sixth form literally hardly anyone ends up coming to lessons and they have days off or are late to class nearly every day (no ones perfect).
    Despite all this people do still end up getting good grades and applying to university. If you have textbooks for your classes you can study from them all the time and still get good grades even if you don't attend classes or get bad grades in your mocks. You can print off past papers that are the same as in your mocks and practice them at home in your own time and mark them to see what grade you get, there is always time to improve no matter how bad you perform in college!
    Always remember to NEVER GIVE UP
    and that PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT!!!! 😀😀😀
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    (Original post by Elena 365)
    What you got in your mocks does not matter especially when you have only just started doing your courses. I know a lot of people who got really bad grades like E's and U's in their mocks and in the real exam they ended up getting lots of A's and all their friends and teachers were so surprised and so proud. Even I didn't get very good grades in my mocks and didn't even get higher than a C in any of my subjects so didn't anyone in my classes. This is because we have only just started our first year of A-levels and you should never let what you got in your mocks determine what you are going to get at the real exam. After all you're teachers have not even covered all the content yet. Also you still have lots of time to revise and a chance of getting Really good grades and going to university!! 😊😊 Trust me in my sixth form literally hardly anyone ends up coming to lessons and they have days off or are late to class nearly every day (no ones perfect).
    Despite all this people do still end up getting good grades and applying to university. If you have textbooks for your classes you can study from them all the time and still get good grades even if you don't attend classes or get bad grades in your mocks. You can print off past papers that are the same as in your mocks and practice them at home in your own time and mark them to see what grade you get, there is always time to improve no matter how bad you perform in college!
    Always remember to NEVER GIVE UP
    and that PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT!!!! 😀😀😀
    Thanks for replying, it has given me more things to consider I will give myself more time to decide whether I should drop out or not
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    (Original post by mashu1029)
    Thanks for replying, it has given me more things to consider I will give myself more time to decide whether I should drop out or not
    Your very welcome! Good luck☘
 
 
 
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