What was the best choice
you have ever made?
Having enjoyed scientific subjects at secondary school, I applied to study
physics and chemistry at University. Having been offered conditional places,
I visited 3 of my chosen institutions, all of which left me feeling flat
After this experience, I decided, rather than continue my enjoyment and
interest in these subjects, in an environment not suited to my social
needs, I chose different subjects and locations, ultimately being more
On reflection, this decision had a tremendous impact on my future career
choices, exposing me to different sectors, and opportunities.