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    I did! It wasn't necessarily their opinion I wanted, I just wanted them to know where I could potentially be spending 3 years of my life, and I would want them to be happy that I was in a nice place that they also liked. Wow I just realised I really miss my mum, can't wait to see her in 7/8 days
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    (Original post by Livilah)
    I am not being patronising, my parents have given me independence and responsibility from a young age, and I lived away from home most of the three years before uni. My parents came to see the uni once I'd decided and they drove me up here and helped me move in so they could see exactly where I was, but it was not their place to make the decision for me. Pretty much every university is within easy distance of a train station, so I was able to make my own way there and back for open days.
    Well you just explained why you were in such a better position to visit these unis on your own, so your remark seems even less credible now.
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    Most people go with their parents.
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    (Original post by Wilzyy)
    Do most people do this? I have one at Leicester this weekend and I'll be making my own way there.... I'm just wondering if other people bring parents 'cause when I went to the open day with one of my friends, we were like the only ones without parents...hoping it won't be the same this time =S
    Yes I would. In my personal opinion for me I don't think I am mature to make my own decisions without a second opinion. Yeah I know that I am an adult and that I would need to make my own decisions about my future but at least I will have caring parents who do care about my future as well as I do.
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    No. At the end of the day, I am the one who could be going to the university so it is up to me to form my own opinion. My parents would be happy for me to go to any of the Unis Ive applied for, as they all have a good reputation.
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    (Original post by Wilzyy)
    Do most people do this? I have one at Leicester this weekend and I'll be making my own way there.... I'm just wondering if other people bring parents 'cause when I went to the open day with one of my friends, we were like the only ones without parents...hoping it won't be the same this time =S
    I don't know about inviting my parents to tag along, but because my sister and her hubby have experienced university life before, I would take them instead. They know the right facilties that are suitable for my learning needs (and a bit of sociality side of it too).
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    well just a quick question,tomorrow i'm going to a university for a taster day, which would involve lectures, i was wondering whether to bring my mum because i doubt a 2 hour lecture would be in her department, but i dont want to be the only one with/without a parent
 
 
 
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