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    I have done it for one complete year, and it was pointless and boring, but I learnt something from it, so I think that's the important thing right?

    Did I make a bad decision to quit?

    I'll tell you why it was pointless, I thought I would help teachers or students especially, but all I did was ask people where they are going (that's annoying and just nosy). If they had a valid reason then I'd let them through.

    What's worse is that when they do have a valid reason there is ANOTHER prefect on the other side of the hallway (it's a big glass wall with a door), who is only like 2 metres from where I'm standing and they would ask the same question! There are too many prefects and literally anyone just got chosen.

    I was going to apply for head girl but it was a popularity contest on the first round and I don't want to go to people to ask for them to vote for me. Plus I would have to continue my prefect duties which really put me off.

    From my experience I did learn something about speaking to the students. Don't worry about what I learnt lol, I'd like to keep it to myself :P

    I don't think that not being a prefect will reduce your chances of studying medicine.
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    Not the best idea to quit something, only because it doesn't look very good and I'm not sure if can write it on applications, etc... now? Personally, I would have stuck it out because it shows commitment.
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    You probably should've just played it out until the end of the year, then it's looks better on your applications, but if you didn't enjoy it, then I guess you did the good thing


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    Well if you think it was the right decision then fair enough
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    But will colleges and unis think poorly of my commitment? I don't have to mention how long exactly I have done it do I? I usually don't quit with these type of things, it's my first time.
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    i was picked for prefect in highschool (only 10 people were picked) but i said no because i wasn't picked for Head Girl. I was angry because she got to wear a black blazer whereas i was stuck w navy. But I understand why she was picked: super pretty, super smart, super polite. Me: average brains, average looks, average polite. 👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽
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    (Original post by Punkrockfan)
    i was picked for prefect in highschool (only 10 people were picked) but i said no because i wasn't picked for Head Girl. I was angry because she got to wear a black blazer whereas i was stuck w navy. But I understand why she was picked: super pretty, super smart, super polite. Me: average brains, average looks, average polite. 👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽
    Lool that sounds unfair.
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    (Original post by geniequeen48)
    Lool that sounds unfair.
    Lmfao, no its fine😂 i was over it in 2 days😁
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    Omg I dont even bother putting I was a prefect on my c.v and havent since I was about 18. If you have work experience and volunteering experience there are much better things you can talk about to unis/employers.

    Being a prefect is so insignificant. Unis wont give a flying ****, I didnt mention it either time I applied to uni
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    To be honest I don't think being a prefect is worth the time. In my school, prefects have to spend their lunch breaks on duty and don't get much for it. You can apply to a sixth form college just fine if you have good grades and a half decent personal statement (which nobody really cares about at this stage) without mentioning that you were a prefect. And when you get to the point where you're applying for university, you should probably just forget that you were ever a prefect.
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    LOL I remember being Deputy Head Boy in middle school, and prefect. Let me tell you a waste of time. But you're probably older thaan me soo :P
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    (Original post by Dingooose)
    To be honest I don't think being a prefect is worth the time. In my school, prefects have to spend their lunch breaks on duty and don't get much for it. You can apply to a sixth form college just fine if you have good grades and a half decent personal statement (which nobody really cares about at this stage) without mentioning that you were a prefect. And when you get to the point where you're applying for university, you should probably just forget that you were ever a prefect.
    But I learnt something from it which I thought was good to say? Lol
 
 
 

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