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    I went to college and did my A levels didn't get the best grades. I did my third year but left halfway through the year and felt college and education wasn't for me. I started a full time job a month later and I enjoy it. This is was when I was 18 turning 19 later that year. I'm now 21 and sometimes think I should have just gone uni for the experience and maybe making my parents a little happier. I sometimes wish I just went and got on with it but education wasn't always for me.. any opinions or advice?
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    (Original post by Shark_AA)
    I went to college and did my A levels didn't get the best grades. I did my third year but left halfway through the year and felt college and education wasn't for me. I started a full time job a month later and I enjoy it. This is was when I was 18 turning 19 later that year. I'm now 21 and sometimes think I should have just gone uni for the experience and maybe making my parents a little happier. I sometimes wish I just went and got on with it but education wasn't always for me.. any opinions or advice?
    Third year? What?

    Anyway no, uni should be for academically capable students. You're 21 with a job, there'll be many ppl who went to crap unis, pissed about and now walking out of uni with 40k+ debt and unemployed.

    But yeah, you've missed out on the experience of uni definitely, it's meant to be the best yrs of your life
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    Uni isn't for everyone. I have just started a degree at the age of 22 as I didn't feel ready to do one until this point. I felt pressure to study but I knew it would do me no good mentally to do something I was not prepared to do!
    Do it only when and if you want, not because others want you to do it. And the "experience" isn't for everyone. I had great years studying in college. University will be a similar experience of meeting people and getting drunk regularly.

    (Original post by Shark_AA)
    I went to college and did my A levels didn't get the best grades. I did my third year but left halfway through the year and felt college and education wasn't for me. I started a full time job a month later and I enjoy it. This is was when I was 18 turning 19 later that year. I'm now 21 and sometimes think I should have just gone uni for the experience and maybe making my parents a little happier. I sometimes wish I just went and got on with it but education wasn't always for me.. any opinions or advice?
 
 
 
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