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Not sure if this is the correct place to post this.

I graduated from a master's degree last summer. The course was quite demanding and I had very little time off. Before that I did physics and graduated with a first.

I feel like a failure because I have (so far) not been able to get anywhere. I just can't get a job and half of the time it seems like I studied the wrong subjects. Graduate schemes seemingly hate me.

When I look back, I must have done somewhere in the region of 50 exams across both degrees. Add in assignments, lab work, miscellaneous assessments and presentations and it was a colossal amount of work and effort.

I'm not looking for advice, I was just wondering if anyone can relate? I feel like I have let myself and my parents down. All of that time and effort I spent studying for GCSEs, A-levels, BSc, MSc.

I have an interview with a medical school next month. It is something completely different to my previous studies but I cannot see any solution other than to re-train in a career.
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There was a guy the other day saying the something very similar, think he did computer science tho... maybe you could find him and commiserate each other?

If you want some advice anyway
Check if you can access the careers service at your last uni - quite usual for them to support you for years after finishing your course
There's high demand for physics teachers and they get a training bursary/scholarship

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