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....
Emmanuel

Emmanuel

Before coming to Making The Leap, I was due to graduate from University and had no plans or any idea about how to break into in the graduate market. Through activities that allowed me to reflect on my education and where I wanted my career to go, the Workshop helped...

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