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    Basically, I have next to no idea of what I want to do when I leave school.
    Im currently studying maths, english literature, economics and business studies. All targeted at a b, my recent grades will say otherwise though (e for economics, c in business and b for maths) I'm also studying a finance sub qualification and a university level degree for enterprise

    i have absolutely no idea what I want to do when I leave.

    Today I visited a university on a trip, I already knew I didn't like the idea of uni, I'm not a confident person and find it really awkward to interact with new people, any tips for that?
    Basically, I hated it.
    Now I'm stuck, I have no idea what I want to do, my alevels are seriously difficult and I just don't see the point anymore in any of my studying.


    Can someone please give me some ideas to consider?

    Any suggestions will be appreciated, thank you!
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    I really wish people replied to these apprenticeship threads!

    Anyway, I understand your confusion about what you want to do and I respect the fact that you feel Uni isn't for you. But if the reason for that is because you find it 'awkward to interact with new people' then I'm afraid that this is not a very good reason! Because wherever you go in life you will have to interact and meet new people. That is essentially how life works.

    What are the reasons why you feel like you can't, is it lack of confidence or? And is this the main reason why you don't want to go to University?
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    basically I just feel that uni isn't for me, sounds abit stupid, I just don't like the learning environment and I guess my lack of self confidence would also play a big role in not wanting to go
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    Hi magicalwishes,

    I didn't think University was the right option for me, but that's because I hadn't considered all of the ways to get a degree. It was always taught to me, do your A-Levels and then go to University but there's lots of different options out there if you don't feel like it's for you.

    You can do apprenticeships, school leaver programmes, open University. One thing is though, you'll need at least some confidence for anything you do. Many of the options will push you to be more confident anyway, I wasn't very confident when I started on this school leaver programme but now I can present in front of large groups of people and everything!

    I hope that helps

    Thanks,

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    (Original post by magicalwishes)
    Basically, I have next to no idea of what I want to do when I leave school.
    Im currently studying maths, english literature, economics and business studies. All targeted at a b, my recent grades will say otherwise though (e for economics, c in business and b for maths) I'm also studying a finance sub qualification and a university level degree for enterprise

    i have absolutely no idea what I want to do when I leave.

    Today I visited a university on a trip, I already knew I didn't like the idea of uni, I'm not a confident person and find it really awkward to interact with new people, any tips for that?
    Basically, I hated it.
    Now I'm stuck, I have no idea what I want to do, my alevels are seriously difficult and I just don't see the point anymore in any of my studying.


    Can someone please give me some ideas to consider?

    Any suggestions will be appreciated, thank you!
    I was in the same boat as you, when i was doing my a-levels. I realised i didnt want to go to uni. Plus my grades wherent going to be quite as good as id hoped. After my a-levels, i went on to college, and did a level 3 diploma.
    How about looking into your local colleges to see if there are any courses there that interest you. Or look around to see if there are any apprentiships around in a career area that interests you.
 
 
 
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