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    So, I am currently doing an ICT level 3 extended diploma and I can't lie, I am struggling with the work. I only have 5 weeks left, but it that 5 week I will have close to 6 pieces of coursework which I Think is a bit unfair and it just adds to the coursework I am already behind it, I just struggle to do work at home, I always sit at My computer and look at my screen for about 30 or so minutes not knowong what to do and then I just give up, is very Annoying when I try to get work done. What doesn't help is how my tutor expects me to get distinctions, she always gets angry when when I say I just want to pass as I really just want to pass my course and thats it, its not as though I am goinf university so I dont really need ucass points. In the end everything adds up making feel miserable everyday at college, anyone have advice?
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    So, I am currently doing an ICT level 3 extended diploma and I can't lie, I am struggling with the work. I only have 5 weeks left, but it that 5 week I will have close to 6 pieces of coursework which I Think is a bit unfair and it just adds to the coursework I am already behind it, I just struggle to do work at home, I always sit at My computer and look at my screen for about 30 or so minutes not knowong what to do and then I just give up, is very Annoying when I try to get work done. What doesn't help is how my tutor expects me to get distinctions, she always gets angry when when I say I just want to pass as I really just want to pass my course and thats it, its not as though I am goinf university so I dont really need ucass points. In the end everything adds up making feel miserable everyday at college, anyone have advice?
    If you're feeling this bad, you need to talk to someone and tell your tutor your situation. They cannot help you if they do not know how you feel. Talk to them and see what they say
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    (Original post by cbaforcba)
    So, I am currently doing an ICT level 3 extended diploma and I can't lie, I am struggling with the work. I only have 5 weeks left, but it that 5 week I will have close to 6 pieces of coursework which I Think is a bit unfair and it just adds to the coursework I am already behind it, I just struggle to do work at home, I always sit at My computer and look at my screen for about 30 or so minutes not knowong what to do and then I just give up, is very Annoying when I try to get work done. What doesn't help is how my tutor expects me to get distinctions, she always gets angry when when I say I just want to pass as I really just want to pass my course and thats it, its not as though I am goinf university so I dont really need ucass points. In the end everything adds up making feel miserable everyday at college, anyone have advice?
    I was in that position last year when I was on BTEC IT. It got so bad that it impacted my mental health to the point where I couldn't see straight so I chose to walk away. As the user above me suggested, speak to your tutor about this. If that doesn't help, speak to the head of department. And if those don't work, I suggest you walk away. You shouldn't be made to feel uncomfortable like that.

    In my case, I took a year out (still on that break) and it really helped. I'm going back to do an Access Course in September so with that, I hope to get into University.


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