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    (Original post by Student403)
    Your wish is my command :adore:
    *Tons of peanuts :lol:

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    (Original post by zayn008)
    You'd certainly stand out from the crowd. Academic poetical is what they look for and 4A*s is perfect way to prove you have that potential
    I know they look for academic potential. But I'm saying it wouldn't be uncommon for them to see
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    Don't they usually take in like straight A* students?
    I doubt it's the majority, but certainly students like that aren't rare. Some As would probably work too

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    *Tons of peanuts :lol:

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    (Original post by Squishy•)
    Yeah basically If the Alevels are all sciences and maths and were 4 A*s; what is the highest paid profession I can get into?
    Guys I'm obviously meaning what degree->area of work. I used the 4 A*s to imply that it would be with science a levels (not something like a degree in sociology) and that I'd meet the requirements for university.
    I am in the last year of PPE at Oxford and from a veteran perspective I can tell you that you, as someone clearly good in STEM, should only think about doing STEM.

    Don't do Law, as some dreamers here have recommended you, as it is simply not worth it at all in economic terms. Law degree does not mean you'll ever become a lawyer; in fact you have a higher chance of doing so after getting a good first class in a subject you are good at from a good university and doing GDL and LPC. Then again, being a solicitor or barrister is really not worth it. Too much work for too little gains.

    Don't do Economics - you can do anything related to economics (i.e. investment banking / insurance / professional services) with a STEM degree and have a higher chance of getting the job. Majority of investment bankers are Physics / Engineering students.

    I'd recommend that you do a BSc Computer Science at a good university - you'll have no problem getting a financially rewarding job anywhere in the world as the demand for CompSci far exceeds the supply. Same for BSc Engineering (most types, even environmental/civil engineering). So if you do Chemical Engineering you'll do very well. Again, aim for the best universities with your grades so Oxbridge/ ICL/ UCL/ Warwick/ Bath/ Bristol etc.
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    (Original post by zXcodeXz)
    Don't they usually take in like straight A* students?
    There's more straight A* pupils than places, so have fun competing with other straight A* people lols
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    (Original post by Student403)
    I know they look for academic potential. But I'm saying it wouldn't be uncommon for them to see
    Wait 4A*s is like a norm at Oxford?? :bawling: :rip:
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    There's straight A* pupils than places, so have fun competing with other straight A* people lols
    Lol that's true!
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    (Original post by William Pitt)
    I am in the last year of PPE at Oxford and from a veteran perspective I can tell you that you, as someone clearly good in STEM, should only think about doing STEM.

    Don't do Law, as some dreamers here have recommended you, as it is simply not worth it at all in economic terms. Law degree does not mean you'll ever become a lawyer; in fact you have a higher chance of doing so after getting a good first class in a subject you are good at from a good university and doing GDL and LPC. Then again, being a solicitor or barrister is really not worth it. Too much work for too little gains.

    Don't do Economics - you can do anything related to economics (i.e. investment banking / insurance / professional services) with a STEM degree and have a higher chance of getting the job. Majority of investment bankers are Physics / Engineering students.

    I'd recommend that you do a BSc Computer Science at a good university - you'll have no problem getting a financially rewarding job anywhere in the world as the demand for CompSci far exceeds the supply. Same for BSc Engineering (most types, even environmental/civil engineering). So if you do Chemical Engineering you'll do very well. Again, aim for the best universities with your grades so Oxbridge/ ICL/ UCL/ Warwick/ Bath/ Bristol etc.
    This dude knows what he's on about.

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    Prostitution. I've heard you need to be good at both O and A-level.
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    (Original post by uberteknik)
    Prostitution. I've heard you need to be good at both O and A-level.
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    This dude knows what he's on about.

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    LOL! Are you planning on doing a FAQ article on how to get into Investment Banking? :ahee:
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    (Original post by DeadEnd_96)
    LOL! Are you planning on doing a Q & A on how to get into Investment Banking? :ahee:
    Yeah, gonna get some of my friends to give an overview of their experiences thus far at spring weeks and internships.

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    Prostitution. I've heard you need to be good at both O and A-level.
    do you need work experience? :ahee:
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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
    Investment banking? So maybe Economics?
    What do you need to study at University for Investment banking?
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    (Original post by Ayaz789)
    What do you need to study at University for Investment banking?
    Anything.. Within reason.

    Could be French, English, Computer Science, Econ, Accounting and Finance, Engineering etc.. Everyone receives the same extensive training when they start.

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    (Original post by Ayaz789)
    What do you need to study at University for Investment banking?
    When I said 'So maybe Economics?', I was talking about the degree.
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Anything.. Within reason.

    Could be French, English, Computer Science, Econ, Accounting and Finance, Engineering etc.. Everyone receives the same extensive training when they start.

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    So if i study Maths at University , can i become 1?
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    (Original post by Ayaz789)
    So if i study Maths at University , can i become 1?
    Yeah

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Yeah

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    Ahh okay thanks!
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    (Original post by DeadEnd_96)
    do you need work experience? :ahee:
    No, but good contacts will help. After that, it's marketing and sales.
 
 
 
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