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8 Success Stories You'll Want To Hear If High School Sucked

“When I completed the HSC and my result arrived in the mail, I told my mum it was out of 20 instead of 100 – that’s how bad it was.”

If high school really isn't your thing, we've got good news for you: High school isn't going to determine how successful you're going to be.

With places like Western Sydney University's The College dedicated to helping you build the career of your dreams even if you didn't get the grades you needed, it proves that high school isn't the be-all and end-all of your success.

But don't just take our word for it. Here are eight different people who didn't have a great time at high school but who have gone on to achieve amazing things, presenting their tips for how to build a successful career.

1. Follow your passion

2. Try different things

3. Don't be afraid to ask for help

4. Step out of your comfort zone

5. Always be learning

6. Work really, really hard

7. Find your purpose and set clear goals

8. Surround yourself with supportive people

Just because you didn't get the marks you needed to get straight into uni doesn't mean you don't belong there. The College at Western Sydney University can help guarantee you entry into your dream uni course so you can start building the career of your dreams today.

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