Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

How You Can Be a Success If You Mess Up Your A-Levels

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

How You Can Be a Success If You Mess Up Your A-Levels

Article excerpt

RESULTS day for A-level students is here - and for many youngsters the fear of failing is all too real.

At the time it feels like your entire future is decided by a simple slip of paper. And for many teens it is one of the most significant days of their life so far. But, sadly, exams don't always go to plan and there is bound to be as many students left disappointed as ecstatic today.

However, we spoke to people who didn't get the results they wanted but still went on to carve their own paths in successful careers.

OLLIE Potts, 25, co-founder of technology firm Synextra.

"I didn't actually get any A-Levels. I got an A,D,E and a U in my AS Levels and didn't continue beyond that.

"I wasn't very academic and didn't like revision.

"But I've always been a very practical person and had a real interest in technology. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.