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Starting college tomorrow with the young'uns - bit scared LOL!

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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
Am 26 and haven't been to college since I was 17.

Now I have 2 kiddies, youngest starting school so want to go back to studying as I did okay in my GCSE's but got a bit lost after.

Am a bit apprehensive going back with al the young'uns and am worried if I will cope with the coursework and studying, feeling a bit brain dead!
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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
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#1
great to heart that u still have heart to get back to college after 9 years.
#2
good luck and Im sure you'll be fine :). What will you be studying??
#3
i am sure you will be fine, just watch out for the young uns trying to have a crack at an older woman.:whistling:
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LOL!

Studying BTEC Appiled Science, equivalent to 2 A-levels

Only 3 days a week but seems like everything is against me already - the timetable isn't ideal, I haven't got much support with the kiddies, no car parking unless I use pay and display and move my car every 2 hours - and also not enough time to get a bus there as I only have 10 minutes between my sons school starting and my class starting

On the one hand, I feel that I have to at least give it a go but on the other hand I fell like I will feel worse if I just flop it once I start
#5
I wouldn't worry about it. A lot of folk in their twenties and thirties are returning to education due to the current recession.
banned#6
Your going to college at 26? damn wish I could, thought us old folk were banned. kudos to you!
#7
Im sure you'll be absolutly fine and have a good day tomorrow!

P.S Everyones always impressed by the people who have cars
#8
Daft Punk
Im sure you'll be absolutly fine and have a good day tomorrow!

P.S Everyones always impressed by the people who have cars


Doubt mine they will be - don't think they will even see it cos I will be moving it every 2 hours :roll:
It wouldn't be so bad if I could just feed the machine, gonna cost me £6 a day - but no, you can't stay in the same place for more than 2 hours (my morning clas IS 2 hours long :roll:)
#9
lumoruk
Your going to college at 26? damn wish I could, thought us old folk were banned. kudos to you!


Well I have just been a stay at home mummy, so now my youngest is starting school I don't wanna be just hanging around cleaning the house all day (would have liked a little break though, rather than having to start same time as the kids - I am recovering from school hols!)
#10
Quality decision you've taken here.

You'll be fine. If you need help/have questions, just ask. Teachers usually care and are useful.

Most of all, enjoy it. It is actually fun!

Just get your head down and you'll be fine.
#11
Mrs.Z
Doubt mine they will be - don't think they will even see it cos I will be moving it every 2 hours :roll:
It wouldn't be so bad if I could just feed the machine, gonna cost me £6 a day - but no, you can't stay in the same place for more than 2 hours (my morning clas IS 2 hours long :roll:)


Maybe you could drive round when you have a bit of time and see if you can somewhere close by where you can park for free :)
#12
treble99
Maybe you could drive round when you have a bit of time and see if you can somewhere close by where you can park for free :)


No chance of free parking anywhere near by, its all yellow lines and pay and display (East London)

Nearest place I can park is by my daughters school, but I have to drop my son at his school after which is further away - to drive back to my daughter's school and walk to college would take at least 30 minutes, whereas I have about 10!
#13
Wanted to be in bed early but just finished ironing, need to put it away and dig out my school stuff :giggle:
#14
You'd be fine! Sure you'll have more worries about fighting off young male student advances and traffic wardens!! :)

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