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    Hi, I wonder if anyone has any advice,

    I have mental health problems and I dropped out of university recently after several years of resits/intermissions because I couldn't cope.

    The university/local mental health services weren't much help either and in all honesty I should never have been allowed in to uni to begin with.

    Ultimately I wasted 4 years and have nothing to show for it apart from a mountain of debt.

    Without any a-levels either I really have no idea what options I have if any. It will take 4-5 years to save up to pay current tuition fees, I can't exactly hide that failure from future employers and I can't see any way of entering a career/profession.

    I'm in my late 20's, what should I do? Is it worth doing a-levels?
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    Look into the Open University?
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    (Original post by Keyhofi)
    Look into the Open University?
    Yea, I did consider that, but I found it frustrating enough at university getting hold of lecturers, never mind doing everything from distance.

    The support I would need just wouldn't happen at OU.
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    Hi, I wonder if anyone has any advice,

    I have mental health problems and I dropped out of university recently after several years of resits/intermissions because I couldn't cope.

    The university/local mental health services weren't much help either and in all honesty I should never have been allowed in to uni to begin with.

    Ultimately I wasted 4 years and have nothing to show for it apart from a mountain of debt.

    Without any a-levels either I really have no idea what options I have if any. It will take 4-5 years to save up to pay current tuition fees, I can't exactly hide that failure from future employers and I can't see any way of entering a career/profession.

    I'm in my late 20's, what should I do? Is it worth doing a-levels?
    Do you know the current situation of A-levels?

    Some of the Arts/Humanities A-levels will be changing this year as in: they will be linear: 2015-2017. Meaning, you won't sit any exams until the end of the two year study. Other A&H subjects like Media, Film and Creative Writing won't be changed until the 2016 year. Science and Technology subjects won't change until I do believe 2017.

    So you need to consider this. If you were to go back and sit them in college or would you enter as a private candidate?

    Which A-levels would you pick?
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    (Original post by Zero.)
    Hi, I wonder if anyone has any advice,

    I have mental health problems and I dropped out of university recently after several years of resits/intermissions because I couldn't cope.

    The university/local mental health services weren't much help either and in all honesty I should never have been allowed in to uni to begin with.

    Ultimately I wasted 4 years and have nothing to show for it apart from a mountain of debt.

    Without any a-levels either I really have no idea what options I have if any. It will take 4-5 years to save up to pay current tuition fees, I can't exactly hide that failure from future employers and I can't see any way of entering a career/profession.

    I'm in my late 20's, what should I do? Is it worth doing a-levels?
    Have you looked into whether you would be eligible for an access course, could be a better option than doing a levels as a mature student?
    what subject/career are you hoping to go into?
 
 
 
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