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    (Original post by SloaneRanger)
    Your telling people that are AAA is not worth getting, its just a ticket so you can apply to the next stage that is all. Imagine some kid reading this thinking he will become a millionaire, by flunking his alevels to work for the family shop.
    I never said that ever.

    I actually encourage everyone to work hard , and get the best grades possible.

    Stop twisting **** around.

    I just don't agree with the app process, because it has no relevance to the commercial world. My colleagues left corporates to join that start up, one is a cambridge graduate. He learnt more on the job than in ****ing ALs

    I also didn't completely flunk it, I got decent GCSEs and a good 2.1 degree in a relevant subject. CS.
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    (Original post by SloaneRanger)
    Your telling people that are AAA is not worth getting, its just a ticket so you can apply to the next stage that is all. Imagine some kid reading this thinking he will become a millionaire, by flunking his alevels to work for the family shop.
    i honestly struggle to understand what the hell you're trying to say in your posts :confused:
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    (Original post by fat_hobbit)
    I never said that ever.

    I actually encourage everyone to work hard , and get the best grades possible.

    Stop twisting **** around.

    I just don't agree with the app process, because it has no relevance to the commercial world. My colleagues left corporates to join that start up, one is a cambridge graduate. He learnt more on the job than in ****ing ALs

    I also didn't completely flunk it, I got decent GCSEs and a good 2.1 degree in a relevant subject. CS.
    They still have corporate experience and networking. Also the respect and knowledge of the industry for a corporate standpoint, without working in one you wouldn't know. Its like knowing what its like to play for man utd without actually playing for them.
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    (Original post by a10)
    i honestly struggle to understand what the hell you're trying to say in your posts :confused:
    And yet he went to KCL and is now doing pharmacy at UCL.
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    (Original post by a10)
    i honestly struggle to understand what the hell you're trying to say in your posts :confused:
    He hates the corporate requirements of AAA or whatever but is reluctant to meet them to apply to them. Instead he is encouraging other kids to stand up to the system, rather than accept it and get on with it.
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    (Original post by fat_hobbit)
    And yet he went to KCL and is now doing pharmacy at UCL.
    Pharmacists dont really write huge essays! Same with most degree its content over the standard of English, you will get 2:1. Help the kid he pm's me im out of solutions for him other then get a bankroll for his problems.
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    (Original post by SloaneRanger)
    He hates the corporate requirements of AAA or whatever but is reluctant to meet them to apply to them. Instead he is encouraging other kids to stand up to the system, rather than accept it and get on with it.
    yeah i got that bit, i was just talking in a general sense. I have been reading your posts from the previous page and I'm struggling to understand what the hell you're saying because a lot of it doesn't even make sense.
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    (Original post by a10)
    yeah i got that bit, i was just talking in a general sense. I have been reading your posts from the previous page and I'm struggling to understand what the hell you're saying because a lot of it doesn't even make sense.
    Typing from a phone, who goes into long winded essays and reads over them in tsr. I dont many do its not a competition over essay writing, just a place to exchange value information.
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    (Original post by fat_hobbit)
    And yet he went to KCL and is now doing pharmacy at UCL.
    :lol:

    why waste time arguing with him? He seems like a troll.
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    (Original post by SloaneRanger)
    They still have corporate experience and networking. Also the respect and knowledge of the industry for a corporate standpoint, without working in one you wouldn't know. Its like knowing what its like to play for man utd without actually playing for them.
    Start ups and corporates are completely different kettle of fish in the world of IT.

    Actually a lot of start ups in IT anyway come out with fresh ideas, as they are under more pressure to come out with a product which people will buy. It's survival, hence the risk of failure being higher.

    Many corporates lack this type of innovation due to being oversized and full of red tape. They become complacent. That ironically was what happened to the Blackberry recently.

    I don't know if you follow tech, but Microsoft had to axe a lot of employees from it's nokia devision due to being too late in penetrating the smartphone market. You would expect that given the candidates they are hiring with 3 billion UCAS points, they would be wiser *sigh*

    You think so one dimensionally to be honest. Your arrogance literally blinds you.
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    (Original post by SloaneRanger)
    Typing from a phone, who goes into long winded essays and reads over them in tsr. I dont many do its not a competition over essay writing, just a place to exchange value information.
    Perfect example right there.


    Yes you may be exchanging valuable information but it has to make sense at least...
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    (Original post by SloaneRanger)
    Pharmacists dont really write huge essays! Same with most degree its content over the standard of English, you will get 2:1. Help the kid he pm's me im out of solutions for him other then get a bankroll for his problems.
    But you did a geography degree where you had to write essays at KCL
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    (Original post by a10)
    :lol:

    why waste time arguing with him? He seems like a troll.
    Good point.

    I guess I am bored.
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    (Original post by fat_hobbit)
    Start ups and corporates are completely different kettle of fish in the world of IT.

    Actually a lot of start ups in IT anyway come out with fresh ideas, as they are under more pressure to come out with a product which people will buy. It's survival, hence the risk of failure being higher.

    Many corporates lack this type of innovation due to being oversized and full of red tape. They become complacent. That ironically was what happened to the Blackberry recently.

    I don't know if you follow tech, but Microsoft had to axe a lot of employees from it's nokia devision due to being too late in penetrating the smartphone market.

    You think so one dimensionally to be honest. Your arrogance literally blinds you.
    They do i agree, what about the failed projects and the ones that get made redundant. Its leads to debt improvishment and payday loans. At least sme and corps look after there workers. Imagine losing the inability to work? Personal injury besides a quick claim, that money has to last you for life a few grand doesnt go far! Also life and health cover imagine not having those poor family. If you enjoy suffering gl to u. Remember when we were sick i got paid you didn't, think about others!
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    (Original post by fat_hobbit)
    But you did a geography degree where you had to write essays at KCL
    Crammer learnt pre essays like scripts. Got a teacher to write it i can memorise it. Simple to learn a bunch of essay that will come up.
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    (Original post by SloaneRanger)
    They do i agree, what about the failed projects and the ones that get made redundant. Its leads to debt improvishment and payday loans. At least sme and corps look after there workers. Imagine losing the inability to work? Personal injury besides a quick claim, that money has to last you for life a few grand doesnt go far! Also life and health cover imagine not having those poor family. If you enjoy suffering gl to u.
    Start ups are not for everyone.

    Maybe I need to stick a big sticker on your forehead, so that you get the message.

    I know there is a 60% failure rate, but I do it because I love the thrill of trying to create something out of nothing. It also gives me a platform to be creative using technology, start's up are about sharing your perception of the world with the masses.

    In that sense, I am a maverick.

    To do it you have to make a lot of sacrifices, not going out clubbing - coding, coding, coding, testing , testing , testing. Entertaining ****ty conversations on TSR out of boredom.

    Working for a start up ,has been great experience too, because I apply a lot of the skills I learnt with my own ****. So when I write a white paper, I have a better idea of how to write a business plan.

    If you want stability, go corporate. I actually recommend everyone to do that.
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    (Original post by fat_hobbit)
    Start ups are not for everyone.

    Maybe I need to stick a big sticker on your forehead, so that you get the message.

    I know there is a 60% failure rate, but I do it because I love the thrill of trying to create something out of nothing. It also gives me a platform to be creative using technology, start's up about sharing your perception of the world with the masses.

    In that sense, I am a maverick.

    To do it you have to make a lot of sacrifices, not going out clubbing - coding, coding, coding, testing , testing , testing.

    If you want stability, go corporate.
    But if u got died tonight u leave £0. Corps/smes 5x salary on death tax free, also pension, life cover. So your encouraging those with dependents to suffer. Forgot nothing on sick pay so if u dont go in £0. Actually you be at a loss for the day.
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    (Original post by SloaneRanger)
    But if u got died tonight u leave £0. Corps/smes 5x salary on death tax free, also pension, life cover. So your encouraging those with dependents to suffer. Forgot nothing on sick pay so if u dont go in £0. Actually you be at a loss for the day.
    No, this is my career choice. Im single , I have no dependencies.

    As I said, I encouraged everyone to go corporate.

    TBH I don't recommend anyone to try and set up a start up unless that have a few years industry experience under their belt. There are just far too many variables to think about, and you have to do your best to get it right.

    Poor reading comprehension, yet again?
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    (Original post by fat_hobbit)
    No, this is my career choice.

    As I said, I encouraged everyone to go corporate.

    TBH I don't recommend anyone to try and set up a start up unless that have a few years industry experience under their belt. There are just far too many variables to think about, and you have to do your best to get it right.

    Poor reading comprehension, yet again?
    Outside pascha,lol.
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    (Original post by cole-slaw)
    Wait.

    what. the. ****.

    You're presumably about 21 and you've NEVER had a job?

    Jesus christ, be glad they'll let you work for free. Most people your age will have been in consistent employment for the past 5 years.

    I had probably done about 10-12 different jobs by the time I finished uni and could have got a glowing reference off any one of them.
    good for you. i'm 22 and ive never had a paid job either, though ive done lots of voluntary work.
    not everyone can be as lucky as you.
 
 
 
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