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    So basically I was (and still am) suffering from a mental health issue and did something that caused a lot of concern. I met with college last week and they basically said I either had to agree to be being potentially taken off all but one of my courses, or move to another college.

    I received an email on Monday confirming that I would only be doing one course now, and that they would be merging all the lessons into one day. This upset me a great deal and still does.

    I start my first day back tomorrow and also will be meeting with the person who made the decision. I was wondering if anyone could help me provide a strong and valid argument to try and convince them that I am capable of continuing one of the courses they removed me from.

    I have missed a month of learning, but I just love history. I did get an E in my ‘proper’ mock, but in my previous mocks I got a C as average (in the ‘proper’ mock I had also been having to do it in my study periods as I got sent home ill just before the exam).

    I really just don’t want to let it go. I’ve done a year of it already and I enjoyed that year. It was stressful and I’ll admit that, but it was worth it.

    Has anyone else faced a similar situation or has been on the outside of it?
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    (Original post by StressedOut2017)
    So basically I was (and still am) suffering from a mental health issue and did something that caused a lot of concern. I met with college last week and they basically said I either had to agree to be being potentially taken off all but one of my courses, or move to another college.

    I start my first day back tomorrow and also will be meeting with the person who made the decision. I was wondering if anyone could help me provide a strong and valid argument to try and convince them that I am capable of continuing one of the courses they removed me from.
    Has a parent or other adult you trust been involved in these discussions and decisions about your future education? It seems their minds are made up and it probably won't be possible to change the decision.

    An ultimatum to either agree to their plan or leave the college would only occur if they were very troubled by what has happened. Without knowing what circumstances have caused such a lot of concern it's difficult to suggest what arguments you could use to get them to change their minds.

    Try to explain why you want to continue, why it's important to you and why you think you can manage it and succeed. Write your reasoning down to give to them in case you don't manage to explain it well face to face. If they haven't done so already, ask them to explain why they think theirs is the only viable plan.
 
 
 
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