Congratulations again to those students who are happy with their exam results!
Whether grades exceed expectation or are disappointing, positivity, and perspective are important.
Results Day is something many people will relate to, whether directly affected this year as a teenager, a parent or for another reason.
I have written about this previously. My message remains the same to students, parents, and university admissions alike. Don’t despair, think laterally, take a chance.
I just wanted to add that being proactive and persistent will improve the likelihood of luck, chances, and opportunities. Hard work always pays off in the end.
Enthusiasm and focus still count for a lot these days.
Remember most successful people have a few ‘blips’ along the way and learn from adversity.
by Dr Julie Charlesworth 17/08/23
I am thankful to Manchester University for taking a chance on me as an 18 year old many years ago.