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I missed the cut this year for Uni, next year I plan on applying again, and hopefully get some success!

I've been at college for a few years and hopefully next year I can move up.

Anyway, I'll be 21 next year, is that too old to start studying, lots of my friends have been at Uni for years, and have better grades than me.

Any advice? Will I stick out as odd? I fear I'm running out time.
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No, I know someone who started uni aged 21 and one of my friends was 34 when he started uni.
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Nope, you’re never to old to start a degree 😁 most people won’t really notice the age difference and if they do it’s not a big deal. If they think it is that’s their problem! Education is for everyone, regardless of age and background. Just focus on yourself and your degree, make friends, have fun, don’t overwork yourself ❤️ I hope everything goes well for you.
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Nope! Actually at 21 you won't notice the age difference between yourself and the younger students. I am about to start university again at an older age than yourself! You certainly will not be odd, and you have plenty of time.
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(Original post by Beirut_Ewan)
I missed the cut this year for Uni, next year I plan on applying again, and hopefully get some success!

I've been at college for a few years and hopefully next year I can move up.

Anyway, I'll be 21 next year, is that too old to start studying, lots of my friends have been at Uni for years, and have better grades than me.

Any advice? Will I stick out as odd? I fear I'm running out time.
21 is no age for uni. You will be absolutely fine. My class ranged from 18 year olds to 20s, 30s and me at 70 graduating next month. Don’t worry.
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I'm turning 23 this December!!!! So you're not old at all! 😄
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Yes, you may as well retire already
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