There were celebrations, commiserations, cheers and tears as hundreds of thousands of A-level students collected their results today.
This year's A-Level pass rates fell for the first time in more than 30 years - though more students than ever scored at the highest level.
Ben Chapman has the full story.
Didn't get the grades you were expecting? You can still apply for university courses through a process called 'clearing'.
Jane Parry is lead tax partner at PM+M. Here she explains how parents can keep the cost of university funding down.