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    I'm just coming to the end of my first year, and I've realised that my Uni isn't for me. I'm not being challenged, and the work I'm being given I've either already done at A level, or is just downright easy. I shan't name the Uni here though.
    So what I want to know is, what are my options? Ideally I'd finish this year with good marks, and then start again at a more challenging Uni, but is that possible? I did not do that great in my A levels (B,C,D), and I would've got into my insurance choice last year, but my sixth form messed up the admin for one of my supplementary A levels, and that turned out to be the tipping point as to whether I'd get in or not. What I should've done is redone a couple of A-levels, but I made the bad decision to go to a ****ty Uni instead.
    Any thoughts'd be appreciated ^^
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    (Original post by Atoxia)
    I'm just coming to the end of my first year, and I've realised that my Uni isn't for me. I'm not being challenged, and the work I'm being given I've either already done at A level, or is just downright easy. I shan't name the Uni here though.
    So what I want to know is, what are my options? Ideally I'd finish this year with good marks, and then start again at a more challenging Uni, but is that possible? I did not do that great in my A levels (B,C,D), and I would've got into my insurance choice last year, but my sixth form messed up the admin for one of my supplementary A levels, and that turned out to be the tipping point as to whether I'd get in or not. What I should've done is redone a couple of A-levels, but I made the bad decision to go to a ****ty Uni instead.
    Any thoughts'd be appreciated ^^
    First year university is easy. It is designed to be a stepping stone from A Level to degree. They have to cater for people who did not do that subject at A Level, as well as for those that did. This is why it isn't included in your degree classification.

    The second year is always MUCH harder than the first. This is where the real learning begins.
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    As Knalchemist said. Wait until second year and then see if you feel the same way. It would be very foolish to give it up for this reason after first year alone. Second year is designed very, very differently - you can choose the level you work at, if you want to the freedom to push yourself it will be there. If it's still 'too easy' then, and you're not just being difficult with the course, then I would say university isn't for you, not that one in particular - based on this reason.
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    Cheers for the feedback, but given my situation, I'm gonna bail out and attend a better established University.
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    In fairness, the thing that's not yet been mentioned is that from a student finance perspective, this is your last chance to drop out and start again from scratch without things becoming very expensive.

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    Yeah, I was wondering how that works. I dun fooked it, haven't I? *sigh*
 
 
 
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