It's a nervous wait for thousands this morning as A Level results are announced.
It's one of the most emotional and important days for students, as they decide their next career move.
Students starting university this Autumn are said to face total costs of £55,000 if they study in the South West.
Recent figures show a 12% drop in the number of university applications in the South West on last year.
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Parents across the West are preparing to keep their children home from school this morning as part of unofficial strike action.
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