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LondonCity123
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Hi guys, just wanted to know what you think the average age to graduate is?
Is 22 to old or seen as old?
How old were you when you graduated / will you be when you graduate ?
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Hi guys, just wanted to know wha you think the average age to graduate is?
Is 22 to old or seen as old?
How old were you when you graduated / will you be when you graduate ?
I don't understand why people think graduating at such-and-such an age is a huge deal, universities can be attended by adults of any age. It's not necessarily a given that you go to university straight after A levels, you should go when you actually know what you want to do/can afford it/can meet the entry requirements. If that's when you're 18 great, if it's when you're 50+, still great. Nobody cares how old you are.

Also, if you started a 4 year degree course at 18, you'd be at least 22 when you graduate, so I don't get the issue.
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So a gap year/ retaking college a year is normal?
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I'll be 23 when I graduate (gap year plus four year course). One of my friends was 23 when she started the four year course.

Loads of people take a gap year, work for a few years, retake A-levels, do an access course, do a foundation year, etc. Uni isn't like school where everyone in a class was born within 12 months of eachother.
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Hi guys, just wanted to know wha you think the average age to graduate is?
Is 22 to old or seen as old?
How old were you when you graduated / will you be when you graduate ?
22 isn't old at all.

Bear in mind some people graduate when they're 23 if they're doing a medical/dental/vet or an integrated masters at Scottish universities and if they're from England...

(Original post by LondonCity123)
So a gap year/ retaking college a year is normal?
Yes.
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So a gap year/ retaking college a year is normal?
Yes, absolutely. Some people actually go to work after A levels and don't go to university until much later in life after saving up.

You do you, bascially.
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Loads of people take gap years these days, plus all Scottish courses are 4 years. And language students take 4 years to graduate as they do a year abroad.

Why on earth would graduating at 22 be weird?
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I was 22 when I graduated as I did a year work placement

22 isn't old at all, even if you were older than some students it would be a year tops... Relax.
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