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AS level confusion
hiya people I was wondering what you think about these new AS levels? do you think they're a good idea or what? i have major problems, i started doing 5 courses, ended up switching drama for critical thinking cos a) i wasn't enjoying it and b) i wanna b a psychologist so crit is a lot more useful and interesting actually. i really wanted to do history but becos my 6th form is small it couldn't b timetabled and it didn't occur to me to do it out of school until a few weeks ago and it'd b too late now. well critical thinking is an AS over 2 years in my college, and because of this i have no idea what i'm going to do next year now! it just dawned on me some only a few people will do 4 next year, i want to continue my 4 main ones but then again i'll have the second part of the crit AS to do as well, this is more than ANYONE as all the people in my crit class are basically planning to do 3 next year too except for one girl who probably won't in the end as she's finding it hard now with the five. 4 and a half, this seems like a lot, doesn't it? I don't know what to think, ppl say wait until the end of the year and see how well it goes but i know that when the time comes i'll have not thought about it and i may make hasty decisions. i don't want that. my gcses were mostly As and could have been better though I know that sounds pretantious but I know it's true now looking at what I achieved. I think I could cope if I make an effort. my other option is that next year i could do my history AS, which could be easier switching say english lit for history and doing 3 Alevels and one and a half AS levels. AHH! Too many options! Why did they have to change stuff? I don't need this stress, I just need to have decisions made for me but I have it constantly on my mind. I know I sound like a complete dumb-ass moaning about nothing but I've just realised how much potential I have as a student, and it hurts to think I have jepodised it already and could do it again by not pushing myself. CRAP. I know a girl doing 5 Alevels. but I don't know anymore I just want to curl up and die frankly half the time. Any advice? I'd have liked to do law but I couldn't do history like I said and also my dad works in the university for the maritime law and said if I did you should aim for oxbridge... well the chances of me ever getting in there are so minimal it's not even funny, they would laugh at critical thinking i am sure of it, (a couple of my friends don't take it seriously as it is but i had nothing else i could do instead, mush as i like it nowi wish i could have been doing history) and at my GCSEs. good as they were when i see all my friends... well it doesn't help my confidence. sorry about this pile of crap i hope someone bothers to read this i just needed to vent somewhere or i may explode. i sound like such an ungrateful big-headed bitch but I'm not! what I am saying is honest it actually pains me to realise I wasted so much in the past and to admit it, it's a lot easier to just have people think you did your best at least it has merit. *sigh*