Can't cope with university life

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    I am in my second year and since the start I have struggled a lot. I have some great friends and do have some good memories,but from an everyday point of view I am very miserable.I nearly dropped out in March time last year, but I ended up getting pursued by and dating my ' first love' which encouraged me to stay .

    I'm also bald as I lost my hair in January and have to wear a wig, and I have an extremely unsupportive, unstable home environment.

    I worked full time at home over the summer in an office job and was much happier but I fear dropping out would severely limit opportunities. I am a law student and a Russell group university

    I am at my wits end with life I have come home for a week as I started having a mental break down.
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    I am in my second year and since the start I have struggled a lot. I have some great friends and do have some good memories,but from an everyday point of view I am very miserable.I nearly dropped out in March time last year, but I ended up getting pursued by and dating my ' first love' which encouraged me to stay .

    I'm also bald as I lost my hair in January and have to wear a wig, and I have an extremely unsupportive, unstable home environment.

    I worked full time at home over the summer in an office job and was much happier but I fear dropping out would severely limit opportunities. I am a law student and a Russell group university

    I am at my wits end with life I have come home for a week as I started having a mental break down.
    Just start writing it down as pros and cons for each option.
    Start taking advice as well tutor, welfare services etc.

    Trust your gut instinct on how things are affecting you.

    Its quite early in the term to be breaking down and your second year exams will be very importnat, especially if you intend to pursue a legal career.

    Why not suspend your studies, go and get a job and mull it over about what you wish to do? The regulations and procedure will be available on the website.
    Talk to
    1. Welfare services.
    2. Tutor/ department.
    If you decide to suspend studies, then leaving requires you to inform.

    1. Department
    2. Fees.
    3. Accommodation.

    In your time away get treated, plus get a job if you think its something you wish to explore. You cna always return yo uoit studies at a later date or leave entirely.
    If its a legal career you want then there are other ways to get there but a degree is quite time efficient. there are such things as degree based apprenticeships where you can work and do a degree at the same time.

    Priority will be sorting out mental health issues, dealing with break up, hair loss and environment. Its much smarter to make decisions now that protect yourself instead of just pishing on if you honestly think theres a good chance you cnat cope and you end up messing year 2 which would severely damage your degree.
 
 
 
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