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    I completed my A-levels in 2013 in Geography, Biology and Chemistry with ACC. I also have a C grade in AS maths. I changed my course many times but stuck to Geography in the end. However, my dreams were shattered because I didn't get my grades to go to my dream University. TBH I was going through a really hard time/ personal problems in those 2 years, and as much as I worked day and night it didn't work.
    So I then went through clearing and got into International Politics. I just finished my first year, and it was ok. I was never really into politics, and as much as I am trying to like it, I am not fully immersed in the whole political sphere.
    Also, throughout my first year I was really confused. I think majority of it is because I am/was devastated I didn't get into the Universities I wanted to, and so I am really bitter about it and haven't made much of an effort. But also because I do not know where this degree will take me. I really do not want a Politics career. I am more so interested in Business/ International Business development/ Corporate. I have also been looking at Consultancy, but all the internships want 300+ UCAS points, I only have 280. I feel really upset and stuck, and feel like I won't be able to get my foot in the door.
    Do you think my degree will help me? I have been thinking to change to Business management, but I don't think it's worth it. I would rather have a more academic degree. Instead, I have been thinking to pursue a Masters in International business/ management. Even then, if I do have that degree, I will struggle because of my A-levels.
    As much as I want a city job, I do see myself self employed / work with my family in the similar field, and my father has said he will train me up. But I feel like I need to be stable on my own, and at least make my dream of working in the Corporate world and have some experience of working in that field.
    Should I take a gap year, maybe re-do my A-levels, work, think everything through or..... I am severely confused. I can't believe my A-levels are affecting me this much. I wish I could rewind time.
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