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    My teacher said if I don't improve, I'll have to drop further maths because I got 6% on a recent chapter test. Should I keep going, get a tutor and do more home learning or give up. As you can tell by my username I thought Maths was my thing but apparently not. Now I'm officially good at nothing. I'm doing Maths, Further Maths, Economics and Philosophy and wanna get into LSE who say they recommend FM but only as a fourth option.
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    (Original post by Maaaths)
    My teacher said if I don't improve, I'll have to drop further maths because I got 6% on a recent chapter test. Should I keep going, get a tutor and do more home learning or give up. As you can tell by my username I thought Maths was my thing but apparently not. Now I'm officially good at nothing. I'm doing Maths, Further Maths, Economics and Philosophy and wanna get into LSE who say they recommend FM but only as a fourth option.
    6% is a very low mark obviously. Do you feel you could have done much better if you put more effort in lessons, homework and revision?

    If you tried very hard and got 6% then that may require a discussion with your teacher about whether FM is right for you. If you feel you could do better than try as hard as you can this month and see what you get in the next test.

    If there is a topic that is confusing you then feel free to post questions in the maths forum.
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    6% is a very low mark obviously. Do you feel you could have done much better if you put more effort in lessons, homework and revision?

    If you tried very hard and got 6% then that may require a discussion with your teacher about whether FM is right for you. If you feel you could do better than try as hard as you can this month and see what you get in the next test.

    If there is a topic that is confusing you then feel free to post questions in the maths forum.
    I haven't been able to put much time into any of my subjects I've been sinking into depression with how much work and stress there is. I'm also in a new school where I'm so lonely and I have no actual friends, except my best friend from my old school who has made new friends and has no classes with me. the only good part of A Levels is philosophy because it gives me a break from the real world and I do it at my old school where I'm less lonely. Sorry this is totally irrelevant to your question but I just can't seem to handle anything and I don't actually know why I was surprised when she told me this. I have no motivation and no real goals.
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    (Original post by Maaaths)
    I haven't been able to put much time into any of my subjects I've been sinking into depression with how much work and stress there is. I'm also in a new school where I'm so lonely and I have no actual friends, except my best friend from my old school who has made new friends and has no classes with me. the only good part of A Levels is philosophy because it gives me a break from the real world and I do it at my old school where I'm less lonely. Sorry this is totally irrelevant to your question but I just can't seem to handle anything and I don't actually know why I was surprised when she told me this. I have no motivation and no real goals.
    I'm sorry to hear that you are feeling depressed

    I fear that negativity could make things worse though. You really need to have a positive outlook and try hard to make friends and study well. You're probably thinking this is easy for me to say but I have a good feeling that if you start being positive and have a good month of working hard then your results will improve a lot.

    This means that you can't make excuses for not putting in the hours even if you feel things are going against you. Once things improve then I'm sure you'll be able to focus better and start to have more motivation and goals. I wish you loads of luck and remember that TSR is here if you need more advice or study help
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    I'm sorry to hear that you are feeling depressed

    I fear that negativity could make things worse though. You really need to have a positive outlook and try hard to make friends and study well. You're probably thinking this is easy for me to say but I have a good feeling that if you start being positive and have a good month of working hard then your results will improve a lot.

    This means that you can't make excuses for not putting in the hours even if you feel things are going against you. Once things improve then I'm sure you'll be able to focus better and start to have more motivation and goals. I wish you loads of luck and remember that TSR is here if you need more advice or study help
    Thank you and yes, you're right, I've tried being more positive and I'm already doing more work after school, although it could also be my goal of proving my teacher wrong. Thank you so much
 
 
 
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