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    I'm going onto my second year at sixth form and the thought of uni is on my mind. I'm interested in nursing or counselling, however for both you need experience to get in. They see experience is the most valuable attribute of a candidate therefore I'm confused as to where to go from here.

    I'm thinking either take a gap year to do a year long apprenticeship in health care to gain the experience OR just do a couple of weeks at a care home and a hospital and enter uni in 2017 (as I am supposed to). The reason I'm stuck is that I don't know which one is best and would appreciate any ideas/suggestions. Thank you!!
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    (Original post by inessilva)
    I'm going onto my second year at sixth form and the thought of uni is on my mind. I'm interested in nursing or counselling, however for both you need experience to get in. They see experience is the most valuable attribute of a candidate therefore I'm confused as to where to go from here.

    I'm thinking either take a gap year to do a year long apprenticeship in health care to gain the experience OR just do a couple of weeks at a care home and a hospital and enter uni in 2017 (as I am supposed to). The reason I'm stuck is that I don't know which one is best and would appreciate any ideas/suggestions. Thank you!!
    You can get experience through volunteering at weekends so you can do more than a couple of weeks. The more experience the better but there's no harm giving applying a go for 2017 entry then if you didnt get in you could apply the year after.
 
 
 
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