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Choices in education are often misunderstood and subject to widespread prejudice. This can be damaging because we know that further education provides an excellent springboard into worthwhile careers. Let’s look at the most common misconceptions about colleges and dispel the myths. People who don’t know better might think that if you go to college you:
As I sit and write this blog I wonder how I will make it to Christmas. Oh, I know, who wants to be thinking about Christmas? However, this Saturday sees the start of THE must watch television programme of the year – Strictly, which of course culminates the week before Christmas.
So, the results are safely in your pocket and the years of preparation have led to this, your new life as an undergraduate. Your parents have packed enough food and warnings to last a lifetime and you have a neat little pile of sparkling new pots, pans, cushions and household gadgets you never knew existed that will shortly be scattered around your Halls of Residence or shared house being soundly abused by your flat/housemates. All sorted ready for next week when you’ll leave home and set off on this amazing adventure, and we at Northampton College wish you a great adventure.