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I don't live with my parents (not by choice mind) and I find everything to do will college so much harder. Anyone else had similar issues?
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I don't live with my parents and i'm starting college in Sept, i don't see how it can be harder just because you don't live with your parents, care to elaborate?
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I don't live with my parents and i'm starting college in Sept, i don't see how it can be harder just because you don't live with your parents, care to elaborate?
Well, I don't have any money. For the last year I have barely been able to buy the books I needed, but because I didn't claim income support, I couldn't get any help with this. I would like to be able to get some financial help, but I can't because of where I am living.

My college also sends things to the wrong places, eg my old address. Doesn't make it easy to meet the deadline for stuff when I get it 2 months later.

Aside from that, I have to work to support myself, study, and run a household. It isn't the easiest thing, especially when you'e only 17. I know a lot of mature people manage to run a home, work and do evening courses, but I don't think these people do full time education.

It just seems as though everything is geared towards people who can live with their parents -- for me that just isn't an option.

Oh, and if you're under 18, they'll send everything to your parents.
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A friend of mine lives with his Aunt. His mum died of pneumonia having contracted flu and he then went to live with his estranged dad in America; but then came back to live with his Aunt. He seems strangely not affected by it all and is the most cheerful sociable person I have ever known.
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Oh, and if you're under 18, they'll send everything to your parents.
I was 19 and they still sent everything to my parents.
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I was 19 and they still sent everything to my parents.
yeah, but it's a bit rich if you don't live with them and so have to ask for, for example, the documents stating when the holidays are
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