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    I had my mock today in physics and halfway through I realised I just didn't care about it anymore. I could've answered more questions but I realised the a level really killed any love for the subject. I've pretty much failed physics. I realised that I wished I could've taken sociology all along, that I gave into the pressures at my grammar school to do something I didn't want to.

    I'm stuck now.

    I have basically two options

    keep going with physics until the end of year 12, fail, and RESIT the year

    drop it at school, do two a levels there and do a fast-track online sociology course

    I need advice & perspective, please. Could I do this? I don't know what else to do honestly.
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    (Original post by Irrevelance)
    Hiya

    I had my mock today in physics and halfway through I realised I just didn't care about it anymore. I could've answered more questions but I realised the a level really killed any love for the subject. I've pretty much failed physics. I realised that I wished I could've taken sociology all along, that I gave into the pressures at my grammar school to do something I didn't want to.

    I'm stuck now.

    I have basically two options

    keep going with physics until the end of year 12, fail, and RESIT the year

    drop it at school, do two a levels there and do a fast-track online sociology course

    I need advice & perspective, please. Could I do this? I don't know what else to do honestly.

    To be honest, it depends on your particular circumstances and what you want to do after you finish your A-Levels. If you want to go to University then you may want to consider what course you want to study and whether Physics is actually required for it.

    If you feel like you can catch up with Physics and work a little bit harder then that is what I would recommend since it is seen as a facilitating and rigorous subjects whereas Sociology not so much. I do Sociology myself and although it is interesting, I am aware many Uni's see it as a somewhat 'soft' subject.

    It also depends on what other A-Levels you are doing. I assume you are doing Maths which can open many doors.

    Just stay positive and even if you have to resit it is not the end of the world, I know many people who decided to resit and still got into amazing courses at great Universities. Bear in mind, you still have another year and a half of A-Levels so if you feel like you can't stand to do Physics anymore then just resit with other subjects.
 
 
 

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