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I hate it..

My life is getting worse by the days, I feel so suicidal, but I want to suceed in life.

I hate school, I want to become something that I'll be proud of, and I know the only way to achieve this would be through the help of school, but the problem is I totally suck at school. Dont you feel so bad when there people getting all these nice grades, and your failing everything. Those people hurt me alot.

I dont know what to do.

Math: 24%
Science:40%
Gym:77%
French:55%

You need a 50% to pass a course, math theres 2 more unit tests, exams = 30%

Science, 1 more unit test, exams = 30%

:( Please someone support me, tell me what to do, and I DO NOT want to drop out of school, I want to get accepted into a university, with these marks. I'm going nowhere :(.

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01-06-2009 01:52 PM
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Re: I hate it..

Hey pal.

I'm sorry you're suicidal, I don't know what caused it to come to that.

As far as your grades go, I know about failing. For me, it was lack of motivation, but I think you have a motivation, to be successful in life.

Maybe you can self-motivate yourself by setting small goals at a time, and once you achieve them, give yourself a small reward, but have a bigger reward in mind, so you don't stop as soon as you start doing good.

It's alright to hate school. A lot of people do. Just believe in yourself, and if it's a teacher, talk to them. If its bullies, stand up for yourself. Lack of motivation, I already talked about.

P.S. My answer was online schooling. I'm gonna start that soon, and see where it goes. Maybe it would work for you.
01-06-2009 02:03 PM
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Re: I hate it..

Even though you said you want to go to university, you should know that you're not a failure if you don't.

If you fail, I'm pretty sure you'll get another chance somehow. People here are stressed about the HSC but if they fail it they can do it again in more ways than just repeating at school.

I think what's stressing you is that the other people who get high grades see you as inferior to them(my guess). My school is like that too, they get high grades and somehow think they are better than everyone else. Well they're not, it's their choice to get high grades and it doesn't make them superior.

If you want higher grades get different types of books and study them, and try and work on stuff more advanced than what you're doing in class.
01-06-2009 02:16 PM
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WHAT? No, FUCK life.

And that's exactly what schools are supposed to do, make you feel like a nobody if you get low grades. And as far as I can see, it's working. Don't fucking let it. I was all about the good grades back then and I'd get so pissed when I'd get a B (which is like pretty good). Now? HAHHAHAHAHAHAHHA! NO! NOOO! I don't give a rat's ass about anything. Because grades have nothing to do with the person I am. Don't feel suicidal, there's no reason to. It's all in your head.

Go out and chase a butterfly or something. I dunno.

And I'm failing math too BIG TIME! Actually, right now I'm working on the math homework. The book's like in a different language to me with all those numbers and symbols (not that I'm fucking dumb, I just don't care enough to "translate" it to my brain). But I'm trying so at LEAST I can pass. As long as I get a D, I'm cool with it.
01-06-2009 03:49 PM
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Quote:I want to become something that I'll be proud of, and I know the only way to achieve this would be through the help of school
I can't imagine why you'd honestly think that the only way to be proud of yourself is through the help of school... what sort of things make you proud? The ability to force yourself to do things you hate so that you can make money?

I've also always wanted to be something that I'll be proud of, but I always knew it had nothing whatsoever to do with school or any of the normal stuff that people think highly of. I've only had myself to answer to, not some grades on a piece of paper or some teacher or whoever. Sure, I still had to deal with those people, but I didn't let them affect me as much because I knew all that stuff wasn't really important to who I am as a person.

So... what would make you proud of yourself?

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look, suicide is not the answer. it is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.

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Life is not all about school, people have to learn that. You have to many things you haven't done yet, don't ever think again school will make you succesfull in life. You can teach yourself the stuff that you learn at school a whole lot better than the school does.
I asked one of my classm8s today : "you really can't learn the things you learn here at school all by yourself? do you really need a teacher ??" and he was like "ofc i need teachers, wtf am i suposed to do i can't learn all that shit by myself" I felt like punching him in the face Noo
random_name Wrote:look, suicide is not the answer. it is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.
always say this to yourself when you're depressed Biggrin
FUCK 'EM!! don't let them bring you down... to hell with the grades, they don't mean shit. Just be cool and pass with 50% and you're fine, when you finish school nobody is gonna ask you about your grades and stuff, when you are getting a job.
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01-06-2009 10:37 PM
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himank Wrote:My life is getting worse by the days, I feel so suicidal, but I want to suceed in life.

I hate school, I want to become something that I'll be proud of, and I know the only way to achieve this would be through the help of school, but the problem is I totally suck at school. Dont you feel so bad when there people getting all these nice grades, and your failing everything. Those people hurt me alot.

I dont know what to do.

Math: 24%
Science:40%
Gym:77%
French:55%

You need a 50% to pass a course, math theres 2 more unit tests, exams = 30%

Science, 1 more unit test, exams = 30%

:( Please someone support me, tell me what to do, and I DO NOT want to drop out of school, I want to get accepted into a university, with these marks. I'm going nowhere :(.

You can succeed in life without school. There has been so many people before you, who have become really, really, successful in life without the help of public education and teachers.

As for grades, if your parents won't let you do the alternatives, well that sucks, just try your best to raise your grades up.

I'm only trying to get my grades up so at the end of middle school I can go to Wales.
As for the people who do get nice grades, don't pay attention to them, all good grades prove is that they can't think for themselves and that their rich parents help them with their projects. And when you get better grades than them, laugh your ass off at them.

"I heard a joke once. Man goes to doctor says "I'm terribly depressed". Doctor says "I know just what you should do. Poliacci the clown is in town, go see him, you'll be cheered right up." The man bursts into tears. "But Doctor, I am Poliacci." Funny joke. Roll on snare drum. Everyone laugh."

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*looks at your avatar*
Well there's your problem. You're a Metallica fan.

lol j/k although metallica do suck. I stopped giving a shit about my grades in 6th grade. They're just meaningless letters.

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01-08-2009 02:34 PM
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I hate school but the only advice to give is just try your best, and as people have said you can suceed in life without grades Yes
01-14-2009 06:05 AM
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