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BBC are looking for 16-24 year olds to be part of a new campaign

We are looking for people who have taken different routes, maybe things have not gone to plan, didn’t get the results you needed/expected.

 Have you had to retake GCSE/National5, Highers

 Did your A levels not go to plan?

 Did you not get the results to go on to do your university course/ changed your course?

 Are you currently doing or did a traineeship/apprenticeship/vocational college courses?

 Are you in employment?

Whatever grades you got or route you choose did you manage to achieve your full potential? If so, do you think you would make a good mentor and be able advise young people?

Do you think you would be good on Radio or TV?

If so, we want to hear from you. If you have some sound advice and the ability to get it across, get in touch!

How to get involved

1. Email us at

2. If you are under 18 include your parent/guardian’s email address and phone number.

3. In less than 100 words, tell us why you would make a great mentor to students.

 Tell us about you, what did you study, what route have you taken?

 Tell us about any challenges you had to overcome and how you went about over coming them? did you not get the results you needed/expected? Have you had to change your career path?

 Tell us what your best piece of advice would be to pass on to students where things have not gone to plan?

If you are under 18 years old, make sure you have permission from your parent/guardian before sending us any personal details. Please note, all contact details must be for a parent/guardian aged 18 years or over. The deadline for getting in touch is 16th February 2018

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