Mezhabin overcame a great many obstacles including language problems, cultural differences and bullying.
The culture that she came from discouraged socialising with her peers, and Mezhabin found herself socially isolated. Her home situation didn't allow her to watch English TV or socialise with people who spoke English, she only spoke English while she was in school. Her language difficulties caused endless frustration but was something she worked hard to overcome.
Taking support, help and advice from staff, she managed to overcome the obstacles and became fluent in English. She went from not speaking English at all to achieving A grades at GCSE in just three years. Mezhabin worked hard at becoming a model student, refusing to let any of her difficulties deter her from becoming a high achiever. When joining sixth form, Mezhabin again achieved excellent grades at AS level. In August this year, she received her A-level results - achieving grades of ABC and a place at the University of Liverpool to study law.