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A level Career Options & Next Steps

The last few months of your time at school or college can be a bit scary; there are lots of decisions to make. Do I carry on into higher education or do I get a job? How do I decide which is the right university or college for me? Which subject should I study? What do I do if I don't get the grades I need? All these questions are being asked by thousands of teenagers around the country, so you're not alone. In this section we look at the options available to you to help you decide what your next step should be.

As a student or graduate you must be able to manage your own career and personal development, including confidence, self awareness and political awareness.
 
 
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Choosing a Career : If you're still undecided about the career you want to do. That's fair enough but identifying industries of interest now will help you lay some good foundations for your future:
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Study or not to study : More and more people are opting for further education rather than leaving school at 16 or 18, Each stage of your education can give you access to a greater number of opportunities : more more...
Applying to university : So, you've decided to go into higher education like 33% of 18 year-olds. Well done! Here are some tips on how to go about applying: more more...
Choosing the right degree:Going into higher education is a big step. There are around 250 university and A level institutions in the UK, offering well over 30,000 different courses: more more...
Clearing: The day you get your A level results and secure a place at university can be the best day of your life but the disappointment felt when grades don't match expectations can be huge : more more...

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