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to be shocked by photos of pimply youths in University prospectus?

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RubysReturn Mon 14-Sep-09 11:02:29

I am considering going back to college as a mature student. However, I am slightly concerned - all the photos show pimply undergrads and all the mature students have cren neck sweaters and trousers at least 1 inch too short?

WIll I be risking any style or panache I have managed to hold onto in my aged years, or will it all go downhill from the second I apply for a student loan?

TheBalladofGayTony Mon 14-Sep-09 11:12:09

depends what are you studying?

for example, if it is engineering jsut give up adn wear a baggy t-shirt and fleece for the rest of your life.

RubysReturn Mon 14-Sep-09 11:17:05

Am looking at OT - may as well give up right now!grin

TheBalladofGayTony Mon 14-Sep-09 11:18:42

you will have to work the older student hippy angle. lots of crocheted waistcoasts and maybe something woven through your hair.

RubysReturn Mon 14-Sep-09 11:19:29

I wonder if henna might be appropriate

TheBalladofGayTony Mon 14-Sep-09 11:22:08

yes on visibly greying frizzy hair

RubysReturn Mon 14-Sep-09 11:23:37

I think eyebrows will need to be au naturel

Does this apply to interviews or just enrolment do you think?

TheBalladofGayTony Mon 14-Sep-09 11:24:35

i won't continue this! don't want to put you off. i am sure they will all be lovely and wearing marc jacobs or whatever.

RubysReturn Mon 14-Sep-09 11:29:12

grin

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