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Young African Lady who failed University entry exam finally gets admission, set to earn medicine degree

A young African lady named Pontsho Dolce Dolo has finally gained admission to study her dream course after failing the University entrance once.

Pontsho Dolce Dolo is a South African lady who is currently studying Medicine and surgery at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. While a young girl in High School, Pontsho said her dream was to study Medicine and Surgery.

Upon finishing high school, Pontsho wrote the Matriculation examination ( University entry exam) but did not pass. She said her failing the examination brought down her morale but remained determined with achieving her dream.

She decided to enroll in the Extended Degree Program, an intensive course designed for high school students who want to apply to a South African tertiary institution but do not meet the entry requirements needed to get in.

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Pontsho enrolled for the extended program and made sure she performed excellently well in the program. She stated that her hard work paid off and a year after, she got accepted into the University of Pretoria (Tuks) to study medicine.

“My love for medicine keeps me going, and I am always ready and excited to learn about new things no matter how difficult it is. My love for medicine is too deep to a point where no one or any situation can drive me to leave medicine,” she said.

Pontsho mentioned that her family was one of the main motivations for fulfilling her dreams. She expressed her gratitude to them, promising not to disappoint them.

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“I have a very supportive family that keeps me going constantly. They always remind me why I want medicine when facing a difficult situation. I’m not from a very advantaged family, but the support I get from my family is excellent, and I don’t want to disappoint them because they try by all means to provide everything I need,” she said.

Pontsho encouraged all students who have difficulties with gaining admission to not give up and be ashamed but rather face their fears.

“Upgrading your marks the following year is not a shame. It is way better than settling for any degree. Lift your head up and walk straight. You got this,” she said.

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