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    I don't know what to do.

    I decided last year that I would stay on at college to finish my A2 in English. Now my dad tells me that once I go part time that we will be £300 worse off every month. He's urging me to stay on full time which means I would have to pick up on the two subjects I dropped (which I hate). I don't know If I can do this - plus I want the opportunity to be able to work full time. But...my job searching is getting me no where and I will have to start paying £35 rent per week once I leave full time education.

    In an ideal world I would just take the one subject and work full time with a bit of volunteering on the side. We'll still be a lot more worse off but it was always going to come to this wasn't it.

    Any advice...or job hunting tips....I'd love work experience in the media...or should I stay on full time so that my family can keep going - without tax credits or child benefit in my dad's words 'we are screwed'.

    I don't know. I feel this whole mess is my fault. :mad:
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    This is not your fault at all. He should know that you would end up leaving full time eventually, so do what you want to do, because even if you go full time after a year it's going to be the same situation anyway.
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    (Original post by aimsy19)
    I don't know what to do.

    I decided last year that I would stay on at college to finish my A2 in English. Now my dad tells me that once I go part time that we will be £300 worse off every month. He's urging me to stay on full time which means I would have to pick up on the two subjects I dropped (which I hate). I don't know If I can do this - plus I want the opportunity to be able to work full time. But...my job searching is getting me no where and I will have to start paying £35 rent per week once I leave full time education.

    In an ideal world I would just take the one subject and work full time with a bit of volunteering on the side. We'll still be a lot more worse off but it was always going to come to this wasn't it.

    Any advice...or job hunting tips....I'd love work experience in the media...or should I stay on full time so that my family can keep going - without tax credits or child benefit in my dad's words 'we are screwed'.

    I don't know. I feel this whole mess is my fault. :mad:
    If you want to work fulltime and take the one subject then pay proper rent and make up the £300 your dad is complaining about. And cant you pick up other ASs that you like instead of doing the A2s that you dont?
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    (Original post by caraa91)
    This is not your fault at all. He should know that you would end up leaving full time eventually, so do what you want to do, because even if you go full time after a year it's going to be the same situation anyway.
    atm the gov will pay in a year they stop paying cos of his age anyway so it would happen but his dad could have more money until it has to happen.
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    (Original post by caraa91)
    This is not your fault at all. He should know that you would end up leaving full time eventually, so do what you want to do, because even if you go full time after a year it's going to be the same situation anyway.
    I agree with this. It's your parents' responsibility to find the cash to fund their household, not yours. Perhaps you could work more and offer to pay more substantial rent to cover the money being lost?
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    (Original post by cpj1987)
    I agree with this. It's your parents' responsibility to find the cash to fund their household, not yours. Perhaps you could work more and offer to pay more substantial rent to cover the money being lost?
    Beat you to it!
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    (Original post by Jennie1987)
    Beat you to it!
    Haha, so you did! :p:
 
 
 
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