Hana

Hana

Growing up, I did not have a particular profession that I wanted to work in. I enjoyed science the most and decided to pick Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths at A Level. However, as much I was interested in these subjects, I just couldn’t imagine myself working in...
Frankie

Frankie

I always wanted to work backstage in a theatre and hoped that I could progress my career in that industry, but before coming to Making The Leap I was not at all confident about getting a job. I was unemployed for almost two years and it was a very depressing time in...
Abdul

Abdul

Before coming to Making The Leap I was struggling to find a job in my chosen field, despite having a bachelor’s degree in Computer Networking with a 2:1 grade. I was introduced to Making The Leap, a social mobility charity that emphasises the importance of developing...
Eric

Eric

I graduated university with a lower second class honour – not quite what I had planned for. A module in my final exams caught me off guard and I guess I wasn’t as prepared as I thought I was, bringing the average down. Missing out on my target by less than two...
Joëlle

Joëlle

I had my mind set on being a dentist from the age of 12. I have tunnel-vision when I want something so, as far as I was concerned that was my career path. However, I didn’t get the A Levels needed to do dentistry, which left me deflated and unsure where to turn....

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