So here I am. A Twenty-two year old who went straight into work and fell on her feet, flourishing in the world of Marketing as a now manager. There's just one issue - I don't love it.
I've had an 'itch' that I was underselling myself for the past few years, potentially from a lack of confidence in my own ability. I'm also a firm believer that not everybody should or has to go to university to be successful within their chosen career path.
However, I'm now fully motivated and inspired to take up Politics, Philosophy and Law at Kings College. A highly competitive four year course, with only thirty spaces a year. My years in marketing have given me plenty of transferable skills and really helped me to understand my professional strengths and weaknesses. Combine those skills with a love of politics and a fascination with Law and I feel I would be a worthy recipient of a place.
I'm all to aware a 'can-do attitude' compassed with some life experience isn't going to put me up above the 17 year olds on track to achieve the A*A*A* A-level, qualifications I lack. With my circumstances, the only conceivable option is to study an Access To HE course in Law alongside work, achieving as close to perfect marks that I can and gain some reputable work experience in the Law and Politics' fields. At least, that's the plan.
My question to the wider audience of this forum is focused around my chances of even getting an interview (something I know most universities prefer to do for Access to HE applicants). Is there anything I can do, perhaps in your experience to better my chances? Any hints or tips to really make my application stand out above the rest?
I truly believe I would flourish on this course, but I need to convince admissions I'm worthy of a place first. So your help and advice would be very much welcomed.
Access To HE in Law for Politics Philosophy & Law a Kings College LDN?
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