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Arcanine878
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I'm very keen on going to a college that will mean a 3 hour travel all together, 1.5 hours each way, per day. I have a very good college in my own town that has similar rates of students going to big universities but the issue is I would be forced to take 2 national diploma BTECs and one of them in a subject that I'm not too interested in. Is it too much to travel 3 hours every day just to do my preferred course? I want to do computer science at uni and I don't think that doing the 2 BTECs would be any better or worse to do that, I just don't personally expect to enjoy them as much so am I being stupid to travel very far or should I do it to be on a good course?
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3 hours way too long b, thats 1 half marathon everyday. by the end of the month thats 15 marathons worth of travelling, its a no from me sis
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Yes. I wouldn't even travel that much for university let alone college.
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I’d rather drop out
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I traveled 3 hours for work one way, overnight, out of ...yes: desperation. So much valuable time doing something else will be gone just for travel alone. If it were temporary, like a month thing, then ok.



Oh. Your title is misleading.



3 hours TOTAL. 1.5 hours ONE way is FINE. No worries. If you're going by public transport, that's quite tame, just make sure all hours back and forth and for emergency/events the bus/train is available, and budget for fare. If it's uber or something, make sure you can afford the rate daily... If you're driving, make sure you can afford the petrol. Regardless, plan your timing to sleep, revise, get ready, travel, and life's simplest pleasures like shopping and socialising.
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I feel like killing myself with a 20-minute journey on the central line, the stench, weirdos, skin to skin contact with 6 strangers all at once.

3 hours a day? I'd rather not. Have you thought about moving out?
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It's not fine.
It will drain you and you will eventually hate it.
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(Original post by Arcanine878)
I'm very keen on going to a college that will mean a 3 hour travel all together, 1.5 hours each way, per day. I have a very good college in my own town that has similar rates of students going to big universities but the issue is I would be forced to take 2 national diploma BTECs and one of them in a subject that I'm not too interested in. Is it too much to travel 3 hours every day just to do my preferred course? I want to do computer science at uni and I don't think that doing the 2 BTECs would be any better or worse to do that, I just don't personally expect to enjoy them as much so am I being stupid to travel very far or should I do it to be on a good course?
Hey, it is a long way to travel, however it is doable. It really depends how much you want to go there
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