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    (Original post by ChloeNR)
    awkward, I'm a psychology offer holder I suppose it depends, your degree is what you make of it and you can make money in any field if you're ready to work for it. However, if you're not so sure of what you want to do OP pick something that has solid career prospects because then at least you'll have some guaranteed careers to fall back on. Things like sociology and psychology are harder to get a job with if you don't have a specific path in mind.
    Well obviously there's always generic grad schemes, really it depends on your extracurriculars and work experience

    But sociology and to a lesser extent psychology are the toughest "traditional academic" subjects to get a job from all else being equal imo
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    Don't worry, it's normal to not know what you want to do in the future at the age of 15. Just aim to do well in your GCSEs for now.
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    (Original post by Smileypig)
    Hi! I'm 15 years old (male) and i have absolutely no idea what to do as a career except that i dont want to do anything involving politics or law. Right now, i am doing my gcse's and they are as follows:
    Triple science, English, Maths, RE(mandatory) , geography, psychology, sociology and Spanish.
    I have done much research into jobs and taken so many quizzes, etc but i just cant seem to find a job that would fit me. I need help, does anyone have any ideas of jobs that pay well?
    I'm the same,and I'm already applying to university.

    Rather than worrying about what job to pursue, focus on narrowing down possible uni courses to do. Try to do as much research on them, and the jobs they lead to as you can.
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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
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    P.s. without a degree it will be very hard to get good pay these days.

    Tell that to the thousands of unemployed graduates and the additional thousands of underemployed graduates who are working in retail/call centers etc.

    Relevant experience is much more important than pieces of paper.

    (Original post by Smileypig)
    Hi! I'm 15 years old (male) and i have absolutely no idea what to do as a career except that i dont want to do anything involving politics or law. Right now, i am doing my gcse's and they are as follows:
    Triple science, English, Maths, RE(mandatory) , geography, psychology, sociology and Spanish.
    I have done much research into jobs and taken so many quizzes, etc but i just cant seem to find a job that would fit me. I need help, does anyone have any ideas of jobs that pay well?
    Get work experience. That is the only thing that will help you - reading about jobs and taking quizzes won't do it. Get the experience whilst you're young. I'd advise you to get work experience even in fields that don't particularly interest you e.g. retail - if you can volunteer at Oxfam or some other charity shop it will help you. I'd recommend every young person to do a stint in retail even if it's a week - it's teaches you a lot about working life and importantly, it'll help you understand what you don't enjoy. That's a really important part of the process - figuring out what you don't like. Then you can approach specific companies in areas that seem more appealing to you.

    It's quite daunting at your age to go into a workplace, but even if it scares you - do it because it won't be too long until you have to. Adults are just kids with responsibilities and money, so don't be intimidated. Get out there and try things out. If you realize you've found something that requires a degree then go to uni, if you still don't know, get more experience, and if you find something that doesn't require a degree then do whatever else it requires (apprenticeships/NVQs etc).

    Experience is key.
 
 
 
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