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    I'm a bit confused about what to put for my Occupational background.

    On the ucas form it says

    If you are in full-time education, please state the occupation of the highest-earning family member of the household in which you live. If he or she is retired or unemployed, give their most recent occupation. If you are not in full-time education, please state just your own occupation.
    Now i'm on a gap year so i'm not in full time education but i am doing my ucas form through my sixth form still. Should i put my occupation or the highest earning member of my family.

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    I would put your families, i am in the same situation, and did!
    Good luck!
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    Yehhh first of all i put mine but then i thought maybe i should put my families.

    Thank you. Good Luck to!
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    Doesn't really make much difference. They just use it to compile some oh so useful statistics at the end of this application cycle!
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    As someone said above, its for government statistcs only

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