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    (Original post by Caitlin_3008)
    I'm saying the first 2 are good things, so you've got to hope they don't mind the fact your A-Levels are so different...
    I'm not trying to be horrible, urgh

    Cat? I'm not an animal.

    Does it make a difference how many A-Levels I have? No.

    Oh cat I thought you were being mean. The wink emoticon gave that *****y feeling.


    Well an A* at maths tells me I'm more intelligent than most people on an English course or on an History of art degree. hopefully my volunteering will be a plus.





    (Original post by Dr Pesto)
    What did you do for the three years?

    Had fun. met my bf. had more fun. did some volunteering across africa and south asia and some european travelling.
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    (Original post by Cloud nine.)

    Had fun. met my bf. had more fun. did some volunteering across africa and south asia and some european travelling.
    Where in Europe did you go?
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    Lol, I'm also on a gap year though I think three is a bit excessive. So where have you travelled so far? I also did a 30 day volunteering trip to Africa Kenya last February. Hopping to go to China for August. My parents only mildly fund my trips though.
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    (Original post by Cloud nine.)
    Don't laugh but maybe English or history of Art. I don't know if they'd accept me with chem, bio, physics and maths A-levels though.
    Do Physics at uni, thats what im doing anyway lol.
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    I wish I could take a lifetime gap year while the government pays all my expenses all I ask is to have 500 quid a month left over after my bills have all been paid and I'd be happy as a pig in mud. as long as I'm not working and all I have to do is maintain my health thats like wining the lottery.

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    (Original post by WitnessMO)
    Lol, I'm also on a gap year though I think three is a bit excessive. So where have you travelled so far? I also did a 30 day volunteering trip to Africa Kenya last February. Hopping to go to China for August. My parents only mildly fund my trips though.

    I've done volunteering with the African Impact group and I highly recommend them for anyone planning to take a gap year or even just take a few months off to help out and have the experience of a life time.


    Let me see: I've been to South Africa, Malawi, Kenya, Madagascar, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Botswana. I also had a rather short stint in Zambia. :happy2:

    I've done everything from building a well to helping build a school and teaching kids English. I've been on numerous safari park trips and headed into the Serengeti a couple of times with a ranging party. I've vaccinated hunter-gatherer tribes in remote villages to helping a conservation program maintain their chimpanzee and wildlife orphanage sanctuary in Zambia.

    If you go into Kenya you'll hopefully get a glimpse at the Masai warriors and I do recommend visting the gehdi ruins some say they're haunted. :lol:
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    (Original post by Dr Pesto)
    Where in Europe did you go?
    I've been to about 20 odd countries but my biggest regret is not going to russia maybe one day. :moon:
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    (Original post by shahbaz)
    Do Physics at uni, thats what im doing anyway lol.
    We'll see.
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    (Original post by Cloud nine.)
    I've been to about 20 odd countries but my biggest regret is not going to russia maybe one day. :moon:
    (Original post by Cloud nine.)
    I've done volunteering with the African Impact group and I highly recommend them for anyone planning to take a gap year or even just take a few months off to help out and have the experience of a life time.


    Let me see: I've been to South Africa, Malawi, Kenya, Madagascar, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Botswana. I also had a rather short stint in Zambia. :happy2:

    I've done everything from building a well to helping build a school and teaching kids English. I've been on numerous safari park trips and headed into the Serengeti a couple of times with a ranging party. I've vaccinated hunter-gatherer tribes in remote villages to helping a conservation program maintain their chimpanzee and wildlife orphanage sanctuary in Zambia.

    If you go into Kenya you'll hopefully get a glimpse at the Masai warriors and I do recommend visting the gehdi ruins some say they're haunted. :lol:
    Your parents must be loaded? Do you have a job? Do you intend to ever find a specific career path or go back to uni. Is all that volunteering meant to attract employers or is it just for fun. Why did you drop out of dental school. Have you been to China yet. What's your next destination.
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    What part of dentistry did you dislike?


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    (Original post by Cloud nine.)
    I've been to about 20 odd countries but my biggest regret is not going to russia maybe one day. :moon:
    What are your favourite places in Europe. I'm going round but haven't decided where yet.
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    (Original post by rambo1168)
    What part of dentistry did you dislike?


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    The teeth part no doubt.
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    (Original post by WitnessMO)
    Your parents must be loaded? Do you have a job? Do you intend to ever find a specific career path or go back to uni. Is all that volunteering meant to attract employers or is it just for fun. Why did you drop out of dental school. Have you been to China yet. What's your next destination.
    :lol: We get by.

    I did have a job as an intern at some HR office last year but I only lasted about 2 weeks because my boss was a total ****.

    I don't know what my next career path is but I'm looking and planning to finish uni, I need a degree in anything at this point.


    Never been to China I never thought about going there tbh. My next pit stop is japan/south korea I just love their culture.



    (Original post by rambo1168)
    What part of dentistry did you dislike?


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    I attended Barts and the london (QMUL) and I don't think I can put it down to one thing. It was a combination of the course teaching, realising that I was going to be there for 5 years and ultimately looking down people's throats for the rest of my life. I just panicked and I got really depressed took a health absence and I never returned!



    (Original post by EasyReppin)
    The teeth part no doubt.
    :rofl:
    I didn't have the same doubts when I did my work experience and the shadowing when I applied through UCAS.
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    (Original post by lovingislosing)
    I'm actually mixed race but i'd rather not discuss my heritage publicly

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    You're probably Asian aren't you?
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    (Original post by Cloud nine.)
    Well an A* at maths tells me I'm more intelligent than most people on an English course or on an History of art degree.
    :lol::lol::lol:

    Way to be arrogant :congrats:. At any rate, I wish you luck in your eventual degree choice and career search.
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    (Original post by Friendly Liberal)
    You're probably Asian aren't you?
    I've got no asian family, but I'm a quarter black.

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    (Original post by lovingislosing)
    I've got no asian family, but I'm a quarter black.

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    Interesting. Probably a bad pic but you look slavic - Eastern European slovkain, polish :eek:
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    (Original post by Cloud nine.)
    I've done volunteering with the African Impact group and I highly recommend them for anyone planning to take a gap year or even just take a few months off to help out and have the experience of a life time.


    Let me see: I've been to South Africa, Malawi, Kenya, Madagascar, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Botswana. I also had a rather short stint in Zambia. :happy2:

    I've done everything from building a well to helping build a school and teaching kids English. I've been on numerous safari park trips and headed into the Serengeti a couple of times with a ranging party. I've vaccinated hunter-gatherer tribes in remote villages to helping a conservation program maintain their chimpanzee and wildlife orphanage sanctuary in Zambia.

    If you go into Kenya you'll hopefully get a glimpse at the Masai warriors and I do recommend visting the gehdi ruins some say they're haunted. :lol:
    oh wow so I guess you think you're better than everyone else. *rolls eyes*

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