As teenagers across Northern Ireland find out today if their hard work has paid off as they collect their A-level results.
A-Level students at Sullivan Upper school in Holywood, Co Down, chat about their results and future plans.
Champion fencer Rachel Philpott gave up the pugilistic pursuit for her studies after taking part in the competition in Glasgow two years ago.
Today she finally let down her guard after learning she had four A* grades.
"I did not expect to do as well as I did so I am delighted."