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    Hello,
    I am in Year 13 and I am sitting my A Levels next year, the issue is I really dislike a subject I am studying to the point where I hate going to the lessons! I don't know how I am going to cope throughout this year. I have been thinking of staying an extra year and doing a different subject but I don't know
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    Think about why you hate it. Is it the subject, is it the teacher, is it the workload, is it not what you expected, is it the class, is it the exams etc? What you decide to do really depends why. If it was me, I'd try my best to stick at it, talk to some teachers and get some support, but if you really can't stand it then retake.
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    (Original post by Rainbow_99)
    Hello,
    I am in Year 13 and I am sitting my A Levels next year, the issue is I really dislike a subject I am studying to the point where I hate going to the lessons! I don't know how I am going to cope throughout this year. I have been thinking of staying an extra year and doing a different subject but I don't know
    As is said above - Thinking about why you hate it. Subjects are a hell of a lot more work if you're struggling with them. They are however, a lot more interesting if you understand and engage with it.

    It's your choice. Nobody on here can really tell you how you feel. If you'd be happy to drop it and pick something else up, whilst committing to 2 years, look into doing so. If not, stick it out.

    My advice would actually be to switch. I've seen people persist with A-Level subjects they hate and do badly, while being stressed, because of it. Either use that and say "Yep, I need to go." Or "No, I can do this, it's only 7-8 more months till the exams."

    Either way, good luck!
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    (Original post by FloralHybrid)
    As is said above - Thinking about why you hate it. Subjects are a hell of a lot more work if you're struggling with them. They are however, a lot more interesting if you understand and engage with it.

    It's your choice. Nobody on here can really tell you how you feel. If you'd be happy to drop it and pick something else up, whilst committing to 2 years, look into doing so. If not, stick it out.

    My advice would actually be to switch. I've seen people persist with A-Level subjects they hate and do badly, while being stressed, because of it. Either use that and say "Yep, I need to go." Or "No, I can do this, it's only 7-8 more months till the exams."

    Either way, good luck!
    Thank You, it's the class, 100% exams and I have a lack of passion for it. It is bringing me down as an individual too. I feel silly because I am looking at Universities too and I am preparing a Personal Statement! You are right, I am worried that I am going to experience the same feelings again, I should do something while I am new to Year 13.
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    (Original post by Rainbow_99)
    Hello,
    I am in Year 13 and I am sitting my A Levels next year, the issue is I really dislike a subject I am studying to the point where I hate going to the lessons! I don't know how I am going to cope throughout this year. I have been thinking of staying an extra year and doing a different subject but I don't know
    I was literally in the same situation as you until yesterday morning, when I decided (very spontaneously) to swap chemistry to geography, which I hadn't done for 5 months. I'm not much help but I'd day speak to a teacher about dropping that subject asap because I already feel so much happier and motivated for changing my subject. One year extra in the grand scheme of life isn't much, so it should be a consideration. GOOD LUCK!
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    (Original post by Georgiadelargy)
    I was literally in the same situation as you until yesterday morning, when I decided (very spontaneously) to swap chemistry to geography, which I hadn't done for 5 months. I'm not much help but I'd day speak to a teacher about dropping that subject asap because I already feel so much happier and motivated for changing my subject. One year extra in the grand scheme of life isn't much, so it should be a consideration. GOOD LUCK!
    I'm glad you feel happier! I will speak to my teacher but does it matter of I do 2 A Levels this year and 1 next year?
 
 
 
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