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I’ve gained so much confidence doing this course and it’s shown me that I’m capable of speaking with anyone academically, that I’m not inferior to anyone. Now I proudly tell anyone I’m a school dropout; it’s something The Open University finally allowed me to put to bed. It gave me an opportunity to have an actual career instead of working dead-end jobs for the rest of my life.

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