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    Hi all,

    (I'm probably going to babble on so please just bear with me..)

    Basically, I started univeristy in September '12 (DMU) to study Business Management. I dropped out at Christmas as I absolutely hated university and things were getting worse for me (Since Feb '12 I've been on anti-depressants).

    Since I've quit I've been working, and although I enjoy earning money I still feel there's "unfinished business" with university and I'm thinking of re-applying for 2014 entry. Has anyone else been in a similar situation - if so, how did it go? I've been thinking of doing something a bit different, I've a keen interest in property (my dad's a CAD Architect too so it's always been around), so maybe Real Estate or something similar.

    I achieved BCDc in my A + AS levels (Business, History, Lit, general studies) so 280 UCAS points.

    I'd be able to keep my current job as its with a large company, so I can transfer. Would universities look down on me as I dropped out? It's all been a bit hectic, so was just wondering if anybody had been in a similar situation.

    Thanks for taking the time to read, sorry I've waffled and probably not written coherently! :eek:
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    I've dropped out of Uni and had no problems re-applying and getting into a new place in an entirely different subject. I don't believe it's looked down upon by most Uni's, but do expect to be asked about it when attending an interview. Most Uni's are very understanding about these kinds of things as long as you have a valid reason for dropping out, such as changes/loss of interest in a subject or for reasons of health or wellbeing. I think that the most challenging part about reapplying for Uni is getting hold of references all over again, as well as being totally sure and confident in your new choices.
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    Thanks for the reply.
    I'd assume if I went back to my old head of sixth, they'd hopefully direct me in the correct way? My younger brother is still at the school so I still have a link there.



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    I don't see why they wouldn't.

    Good luck with your application.
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    If you had a mental health issue it's understandable. It's even understandable if you just didn't like the course for whatever reason! Bear in mind that you will only have 3 years of funding left now so you won't be able to obtain funding for either a 4 year course or if you resit a year but everything else is fine
 
 
 
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