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Stacey: Hi Toni, how have you been? I haven’t seen you in months

Toni: I know, it has been too long! I have been fine thank you, I have recently started working as a psychological assistant which I’m really enjoying. What have you been up to since we last spoke?

Stacey: I have finally enrolled onto the post graduate criminology course I was telling you about, I’m really glad that I went ahead with it now

Toni: Of course, I remember you saying you wanted to do it but worried about the financial side of it. How did you get around that?

Stacey: I managed to get a loan through my bank with a low repayment rate, so I was able to cover the cost of the course with the loan and I will be paying it back in instalments

Toni: That is a great idea. I was thinking about doing a distance learning course but because of my work commitments now I’m not sure I would have time

Stacey: It is always an option you could consider in the future. I have had to take on a part time job to help me financially; I don’t think there are enough hours in the day to get everything done!

Toni: It will be difficult but it will all be worth it in the end. What were you hoping to do after you graduate?

Stacey: I would really like to get a job within the Probation Service. Remember I did some voluntary work there a few years ago, and I really enjoyed it

Toni: Yes I remember, it was during our second year at university. How time flies.

Stacey: I know it feels like just yesterday when we started at university. I enjoyed my time there though, I am glad to be back to studying again, I’m always at my happiest when I am in education

Toni: Good for you, you have found something you are good at and enjoy doing. I would love to study again but I was very lucky securing my job

Stacey: A psychological assistant is a brilliant role, it will give you plenty of experience working in the field. Are you still hoping to become a counsellor?

Toni: Yes I hope that eventually I can work my way up to owning my own business, offering therapy and counselling to young people

Stacey: Well good luck, I’m sure you will achieve it. Make sure you stay in touch, I have to go now

Toni: I will keep in touch, and good luck with your course, bye!