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21 - Too Old For Uni?

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    When i start first year i will be 21 and i really want to have a good time and meet some friends for life.

    Will i be able to fit in even though i will be 2 school years older? Do people at university even care?

    What about girls, as i will be in first year most will be 18-19 will it look weird going out with a fresher?

    Someone help me out?

    Definitely not! While it is true that many freshers will be 18-19, many also are not - whether its a gap year, previous degrees, complications or other, many people choose to go to uni later - one of my friends will be 23 this year, and is just finishing their first year of Medicine.

    Age really isn't a big thing like it might have been at school - you'll find that with many different ages around, no one will mind

    I started uni at 22.

    You'll be fine!

    I think you'll get away with it..

    I'll have just had my 25th birthday when I start, I made a thread about it not too long ago. The best advice I got was just don't mention your age and people will get to know you before finding out you're older. I look about 12 anyway when I'm clean shaven so its not too bad for me. A lass I've known for a while I believe has just started and I'm sure shes 28 or so.

    Also on an applicant day I went to i was chatting to a few people cause I'm quite friendly and it didn't feel weird for me. I've worked with people of all ages so to me age is just a number.

    I started when I was 21, and there's people in my class are way older so you'll be fine

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