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23 students tell us the most important piece of advice they’ve ever been given

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From chasing your dreams to chopping tomatoes – you need these messages.

Hannah: "Be so good they can't ignore you."

James: "Failure is an option, it's better to try and fail than not try at all."



George: “It's okay to be angry and it's okay to be sad. Your feelings are valid.”

Lauren M: “Forgive as much as possible, grudges achieve very little!”

Lauren P: “Never again call myself 'just a student' - believe that I am a journalist and a good one, from one of my lecturers.”

Lucy: “Don't stress so much over making a living that you forget to make a life!”



Laurie: “Never be afraid to ask for help, people like to feel needed.”

Izzy: “Accept the things you cannot change.”

Ria: “If you don't stand for something you'll fall for anything.”



Kia: “The only thing constant in life is change.”

Ben: “Everything is replaceable except you. (Source: Ben's mum).”

Anneka: “Don't let your dreams be dreams. Yesterday you said tomorrow, so just DO IT.”



Carly-May: “Remember to take time to relax and unwind, getting too stressed won't help.”

Lucy: “Life sucks, but that's no reason not to make the most of it.”



Ellie:.”In the words of Doctor Seuss, those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.” 

Fikayo: “Look at the people you love and the way you treat them, then treat yourself the same way. If you would buy them gifts, buy yourself gifts, if you would not deprive them of sleep for no good reason, do the same for yourself.”

Alessandro: “As long as you stay true to yourself, every choice will be the right one, no matter the consequences."


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