A-level students across the country will be getting their results today.
Sadly, exams don't always go to plan and there's bound to be as many students left disappointed as delighted.
It may feel like the end of the world if their results are not what they had hoped for, but it doesn't mean they need to let go of their dreams and aspirations.
Here at ITV Central, we appealed for stories from our viewers who were disappointed with their A-level grades but still went on to find their own paths with happy, successful careers.
Natasha Bateup from Leicester failed one of her A-levels, but is now just months away from being a fully-qualified nurse:
Gaynor Neal from Birmingham says he struggled at school because of his dyslexia, but has now landed his dream job working as a sound and lighting technician:
Anthony from Telford dropped out of school because of bullying, but says he followed his passions to find success:
Amy Barfield left school after her GCSEs, but is now a registered veterinary nurse:
Amy then worked as a primate keeper at Twycross Zoo, in a wildlife park and even as a dog handler for the military.