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    I sunk into depression in my last year of A-Levels and completely failed, only managing 2 Es. I'm still classed as an international student and I'm having doubts about going to a foundation programme in a uni I got into because of how expensive it will be. I'm basically stuck for 2 years till I am eligible for Student Finance.

    I basically can't afford university for 2 more years. I would like to improve my qualifications but I don't know how.

    I'm in such a rut, I don't know what to do. Please help.
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    Easy to say, but try and put your chin up with all of this. The fact that you've sat the exams and got onto a foundation course and you're interested in the subject is a pretty good start. I didn't realise until I was told that my sister had to sit her maths GCSE and her driving test 4 or 5 times before she passed, she's now almost a deputy head 12 years later so you can get there!

    Can you get any work experience, or even get paid in what you're interested in in the meantime before you can get student finance?
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    (Original post by DedicatedWizard)
    I sunk into depression in my last year of A-Levels and completely failed, only managing 2 Es. I'm still classed as an international student and I'm having doubts about going to a foundation programme in a uni I got into because of how expensive it will be. I'm basically stuck for 2 years till I am eligible for Student Finance.

    I basically can't afford university for 2 more years. I would like to improve my qualifications but I don't know how.

    I'm in such a rut, I don't know what to do. Please help.
    Can you get funding for an access course? (If not they are not too expensive) Or you could work and do some self study a-levels. From that you would not then need the foundation course in two years time.
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    (Original post by skeptical_john)
    Can you get funding for an access course? (If not they are not too expensive) Or you could work and do some self study a-levels. From that you would not then need the foundation course in two years time.
    Yes, I have enrolled onto an HE course. Thank you
 
 
 
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