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    (Original post by Mega0448)
    A Levels - BBC
    Degree - 2.2

    Current job - Tax Inspector £30k. Should get a promotion this year though.
    where did you go/how did you get that job?
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    (Original post by goldNwhite)
    What degree and what uni

    What's a senior consultant ??
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    havent graduated but got

    BBC
    First in law (uni in 30s/40s in league tables)
    Masters in law( same uni)

    what kind of job can i expect

    nb got a far bit of admin experience and decent extracurriulars at uni, although was never an exec
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    IB: 45
    Uni: First with special commendation

    Occupation: Investment banking for 4 yrs
    Salary: loads but not worth it

    Now on second degree

    Salary after this: Almost certainly peanuts

    Future potential job satisfaction: Pricelesss
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    (Original post by Liv1204)
    GCSEs: 1 A, 8 Bs, 1 C
    AS-Levels (English Lang, Critical Thinking): BC
    A-Levels (Psychology, Law, Philosophy) ABB
    Undergrad (Psychology): First
    MSc (Sport & Exercise Psych): Merit (should have got a Distinction, but I had 5 months in hospital for anorexia treatment and then relapsed, so I let it affect me too much)

    Career: Civil Service FastStream (started on 4th April!) - starting salary just over ~£29k.

    And it is amazing, I love it.
    Tips on getting in?
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    (Original post by lulucoco98)
    What's a senior consultant ??
    It's a rank.

    Consulting firms usually rank their employees as such:
    - Business Analyst (could also be called 'associate consultant', 'associate', 'analyst'; but these are entry level where undergrads and MSc grads enter)
    - Consultant
    - Senior Consultant (usually where MBA grads enter or you get promoted from the prior rank)
    - Manager
    - Senior Manager
    - Partner

    The names themselves vary a LOT firm by firm, but it gives you a general idea.

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    (Original post by Mega0448)
    A Levels - BBC
    Degree - 2.2

    Current job - Tax Inspector £30k. Should get a promotion this year though.
    What Uni did you go to?

    Can I ask, what website or company did you apply to?

    Thanks
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    It's a rank.

    Consulting firms usually rank their employees as such:
    - Business Analyst (could also be called 'associate consultant', 'associate', 'analyst'; but these are entry level where undergrads and MSc grads enter)
    - Consultant
    - Senior Consultant (usually where MBA grads enter or you get promoted from the prior rank)
    - Manager
    - Senior Manager
    - Partner

    The names themselves vary a LOT firm by firm, but it gives you a general idea.

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    I'm more interested in the humanities side so I'm clueless about everything you just said, apologies
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    (Original post by CHEETS)
    IB: 45
    Uni: First with special commendation

    Occupation: Investment banking for 4 yrs
    Salary: loads but not worth it

    Now on second degree

    Salary after this: Almost certainly peanuts

    Future potential job satisfaction: Pricelesss
    What subject did you study first time around, and what are you studying for your second degree?
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    (Original post by lulucoco98)
    I'm more interested in the humanities side so I'm clueless about everything you just said, apologies
    ????

    Humanities students go into consulting too..

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    (Original post by Mega0448)
    A Levels - BBC
    Degree - 2.2

    Current job - Tax Inspector £30k. Should get a promotion this year though.
    Are you working for hmrc? Do you enjoy it/would you recommend the career?
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    (Original post by cheeriosarenice)
    What subject did you study first time around, and what are you studying for your second degree?
    Economics first time

    Masters in economics now, hopefully with a specialisation in international development. I don't have the funds to re-do an undergrad and there were not many science masters that would let me on. So this seemed like the best path.
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    ????

    Humanities students go into consulting too..

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    Oh really, ok
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    (Original post by DIN-NARYU-FARORE)
    where did you go/how did you get that job?
    (Original post by helpmekid)
    What Uni did you go to?

    Can I ask, what website or company did you apply to?

    Thanks
    (Original post by sabana)
    Are you working for hmrc? Do you enjoy it/would you recommend the career?
    I went to a low ranking Uni somewhere between 90-100...

    Originally I applied on the civil service website and I've done a few different roles.

    Yes I work for HMRC, yes I enjoy it and yes I would recommend it.
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    GCSEs: 8A3A*
    Alevels: BCC
    Aslevels: AC
    Degree: 2.1

    Job: International Education consultant
    (Work in China, consulting with students, schools and universities on studying abroad, and all areas of education in western countries)

    Had a few stupid years during my Alevels, aside from that I have always achieved reasonably highly. It took me a long-time to recover from that though.. and although now (age 25) I have got my life right back on track, have a job I love, earn a really nice wage, etc. It should have never been as much of a pain as it has been, if only I had not lost focus during Alevels.

    So message to all the younger members: Don't **** around during school..
 
 
 
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