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    I will be going to uni at 17 because we finish school a year early in Scotland.
    Do you feel like you missed out on things because of your age? Did it put you at a disadvantage socially because everyone else could drink etc and you could not legally?
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    (Original post by quasa)
    go for it!!!, you have nothing to lose. In my case ,I was fortunate as due to admin I was put up a year by accident but kept with it. I turned 18 around freshers week in first year so evwen though I started freshers as a 17, I spent most of the year as a 18 year old. when I graduated, I was like 3 months from turning 22.
    I just might. Wow that's really lucky! I guess it was meant to be. That was really handy so you didn't really miss out on anything. I didn't turn 18 til April so I basically missed out on everything in my first year! Not too bad...I'll be graduating when I'm 20 so I might as well do my masters
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    (Original post by punkroses)
    I will be going to uni at 17 because we finish school a year early in Scotland.
    Do you feel like you missed out on things because of your age? Did it put you at a disadvantage socially because everyone else could drink etc and you could not legally?
    Aw you're in the same boat that I was in. Yeah it was HORRIBLE! I was in my room all the time cos my housemates would go out every night and drink and I couldn't. I couldn't even go to some uni events, it really was torture and I was depressed all the time. But when I did turn 18 and could go out, uni was over. But not to make you sad or anything, your experience might be different
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    (Original post by MissOvoxo)
    I'm 18
    Cool.
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    (Original post by Airmed)
    Did you find it difficult going to uni and being younger than everyone else? I know the feeling myself: I've skipped first year so I'm the youngest in my year.
    It was horrible! I honestly had the worst first year experience and wouldn't advise anyone under 18 to go to uni unless you turn 18 in the ember months or early spring. I just felt babied and I couldn't do anything or go anywhere. Guys kept calling me jailbait as well ugh! I don't want to relive it tbh. How did you manage that? You must be really smart!
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    (Original post by MissOvoxo)
    Aw you're in the same boat that I was in. Yeah it was HORRIBLE! I was in my room all the time cos my housemates would go out every night and drink and I couldn't. I couldn't even go to some uni events, it really was torture and I was depressed all the time. But when I did turn 18 and could go out, uni was over. But not to make you sad or anything, your experience might be different
    Hahaha I thought that might be the case! I think I'd get bored in a gap year though so I probably will just go to university when I'm 17, I GUESS I will have to deal with it haha. Thanks for the reply.
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    (Original post by MissOvoxo)
    It was horrible! I honestly had the worst first year experience and wouldn't advise anyone under 18 to go to uni unless you turn 18 in the ember months or early spring. I just felt babied and I couldn't do anything or go anywhere. Guys kept calling me jailbait as well ugh! I don't want to relive it tbh. How did you manage that? You must be really smart!
    Sounds horrible. I don't know anyone in my year since they've all been friends for a year and I don't drink due to personal reasons so I've not had the typical uni experience.
    I go to uni in Scotland and in some course you can go straight into second year. I had good A levels so I thought why not?
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    (Original post by punkroses)
    Hahaha I thought that might be the case! I think I'd get bored in a gap year though so I probably will just go to university when I'm 17, I GUESS I will have to deal with it haha. Thanks for the reply.
    I wouldn't recommend a gap year either lol! You'll be fine and I'm sure you''l have a great time! Wish you the best. No worries
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    (Original post by Airmed)
    Sounds horrible. I don't know anyone in my year since they've all been friends for a year and I don't drink due to personal reasons so I've not had the typical uni experience.
    I go to uni in Scotland and in some course you can go straight into second year. I had good A levels so I thought why not?
    Yeah I get what you mean I transferred into second year last year and everyone is grouped up. You're not alone, trust me! Oh I never knew that, that's really good then. Yay to being thrown into the world of work a few years earlier
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    (Original post by MissOvoxo)
    Ask me anything!
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    (Original post by MissOvoxo)
    Ask me anything!
    how?
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    I know youuuuuuu
    I know youuuuu too! I'll send you a message now!
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    Great well done but why MMU?
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    (Original post by nisha.sri)
    how?
    I did Leaving Cert and skipped a year
 
 
 
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