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    I have just finished my first year at college going onto my second year. I was predicted all A's or at least B's, something went wrong and i got 2 C's a D and an E. I get panic attacks a lot in exams. The problem now is i got the E in Biology which i had to do well in so that i could do AS chemistry and extended project in Biology to help me do biomedical science at university. I have been told at college that an E is still a pass so i could carry on and do biology in second year and do re-takes, and i have only just got my scripts back from biology to go over with my teachers to see whether it was just bad exam technique or whether i just do not understand Biology (but it takes a while to get a meeting). However, now i am being pressured and have the next couple of days to decide what i want to do. Any advice on whether it is worth it or will it waste time if i could do better in other subjects?

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    Is what worth what this really isnt clear at all?
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    I think it's worth getting your scripts back to see where you're going wrong. You'll be able to see your weak points and progress a lot better knowing what not to do again the next time. I feel for you, I really do. I get panic attacks in exams too. It's such an awful feeling.
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    (Original post by !MEna)
    I think it's worth getting your scripts back to see where you're going wrong. You'll be able to see your weak points and progress a lot better knowing what not to do again the next time. I feel for you, I really do. I get panic attacks in exams too. It's such an awful feeling.
    Which is why you got all A's in AS and really amazing GCSE grades :rolleyes:
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    I only panic when the invigilator says "OK times up!" and I know I didn't get at least a half of the paper right. OK, so I didn't panic in Biology Unit 2 , but hey I guess it was because I knew I was going to do badly from the moment I opened the paper! The panic distributed evenly throughout... :rolleyes:
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    (Sorry, ignore me if it says it's quoted you Mathematician!, I thought you were talking about the OP, my mistake.)
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    (Original post by tommm)
    Sorry, ignore me if it says it's quoted you Mathematician!, my mistake.
    It's OK my friend.
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    another post said "i get panic attacks too"

    I onyl get panic atttacks when the invigilaor says "NINE SECONDS REMAINING" and you spend them, not finishing your sentence but thinking "****, NINE SECONDS? NINE SECONDS? WHAT AM SUPPOSED TO DO WI.." and then he says time up
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    (Original post by Mathematician!)
    Which is why you got all A's in AS and really amazing GCSE grades :rolleyes:
    Uh I can still get panic attacks too. It's how you deal with them that matters. I remember feeling the urge to run out of the hall during BYB2 after turning to question 2 (or 3, the one about the aphids). My heart sank and I started to panic - I got through it by relaxing for a minute and by saying a prayer. It's not as if I haven't struggled or felt worried with revision or during an exam, regardless of what you might think of my results.
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    (Original post by !MEna)
    Uh I can still get panic attacks too. It's how you deal with them that matters. I remember feeling the urge to run out of the hall during BYB2 after turning to question 2 (or 3, the one about the aphids). My heart sank and I started to panic - I got through it by relaxing for a minute and by saying a prayer. It's not as if I haven't struggled or felt worried with revision or during an exam, regardless of what you might think of my results.
    Sorry if what I said offended you... I was just passing my own personal opinion. OK, so you did put in the hardwork i.e. revised, did past papers, etc. You did amazingly, and that is all I was saying. I did badly, no matter what others say, getting ABBC which is well below my ability (I am not saying I am of superior intelligence nor am I attempting to boast, just trying to speak my mind here).

    EDIT: Also, you would know I was not expecting it from my original signature...
 
 
 

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