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    I think u should make a fourm about schedules and planners :unimpressed::ahee:
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    (Original post by Lfc1998)
    I think u should make a fourm about schedules and planners :unimpressed::ahee:
    Yes! Then we can all share our planners and organisers and nerd out happily!


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    I've never really gotten much in the way of careers advice - we got a 20 minute session with the careers advisor in groups of 3 or 4, which was just a bit awkward for the majority of people who ended up with people they weren't really mates with. There was no real 'advising' happening - an awkward ice breaking game, followed by her showing us the national careers service site, and then being told that we could schedule an appointment with her anytime (although I have no idea how haha)

    Are careers tests things really that useful? Wouldn't most people prefer to do something that they enjoy and that appeals to them than what a test says they're best suited to? :P
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    (Original post by evekip)
    I've never really gotten much in the way of careers advice - we got a 20 minute session with the careers advisor in groups of 3 or 4, which was just a bit awkward for the majority of people who ended up with people they weren't really mates with. There was no real 'advising' happening - an awkward ice breaking game, followed by her showing us the national careers service site, and then being told that we could schedule an appointment with her anytime (although I have no idea how haha)

    Are careers tests things really that useful? Wouldn't most people prefer to do something that they enjoy and that appeals to them than what a test says they're best suited to? :P
    We have 1-to-1 careers interviews when we get back. *shudders*
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    (Original post by evekip)
    I've never really gotten much in the way of careers advice - we got a 20 minute session with the careers advisor in groups of 3 or 4, which was just a bit awkward for the majority of people who ended up with people they weren't really mates with. There was no real 'advising' happening - an awkward ice breaking game, followed by her showing us the national careers service site, and then being told that we could schedule an appointment with her anytime (although I have no idea how haha)

    Are careers tests things really that useful? Wouldn't most people prefer to do something that they enjoy and that appeals to them than what a test says they're best suited to? :P
    :s sounds fun :cool:

    I don't think so, I think people who know what they want to do will do it anyway, and people who don't will find something they do enjoy in the end, even if it takes a while.
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    (Original post by Martie08)
    We have 1-to-1 careers interviews when we get back. *shudders*
    Last year we got 1-1 'chats' about our GCSE options and if we have any ideas about careers we want to do, and this year we get the same but with more emphasis on careers & also about our A-Level choices, woo...
    Do you know what you want to do with your life? or A-Levels?
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    (Original post by nox1)
    Last year we got 1-1 'chats' about our GCSE options and if we have any ideas about careers we want to do, and this year we get the same but with more emphasis on careers & also about our A-Level choices, woo...
    Do you know what you want to do with your life? or A-Levels?
    I'd love to study languages - or at the very least study abroad. Besides that, I'm clueless xD


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    (Original post by SampleX)
    I'd love to study languages - or at the very least study abroad. Besides that, I'm clueless xD


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    Studying abroad in a language you did at A-Level would be so cool
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    (Original post by nox1)
    Studying abroad in a language you did at A-Level would be so cool
    I know What about you?


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    (Original post by slothgenius)
    omg hahah Going to Northwich actually to be precise! not quite sure.. I think Altrincham is my first choice.. Others would be the grange school, etc.. but I don't really know which places are good!
    Oh right. I'm near Chester. I have a friend that goes to Grange but he's in the year below and I haven't really talked to him that much about school. Tbh all I know about Grange is how their rowing team is doing (not that well) haha
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    (Original post by SampleX)
    I know What about you?


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    I'm going to take chemistry, biology and maths to A2, and History to AS.
    I'm then planning on studying veterinary medicine at university (hopefully Liverpool, but maybe Nottingham)!
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    I'm going to take chemistry, biology and maths to A2, and History to AS.
    I'm then planning on studying veterinary medicine at university (hopefully Liverpool, but maybe Nottingham)!
    Cool! I really enjoy chemistry and maths, but there are so many subjects that I like and only four A level choices D:


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    We haven't had any sort of careers advice yet in our school. There is an advisor but nobody knows where or when to meet her... I wish they could give me some tips, I have no clue what I want to do with my life... although I might study Japanese at uni, which will be made easier as I'm intending to do Chinese to A Level.
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    (Original post by Steliata)
    We haven't had any sort of careers advice yet in our school. There is an advisor but nobody knows where or when to meet her... I wish they could give me some tips, I have no clue what I want to do with my life... although I might study Japanese at uni, which will be made easier as I'm intending to do Chinese to A Level.
    :O I wish we were given the option of Chinese!


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    :O I wish we were given the option of Chinese!


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    We're the first year to be able to do it. It's really nice because our teacher's awesome (we've gone from practically illiterate to Bs and beyond) and it's only a class of ten as you had to be in top set languages to be considered for it.
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    We're the first year to be able to do it. It's really nice because our teacher's awesome (we've gone from practically illiterate to Bs and beyond) and it's only a class of ten as you had to be in top set languages to be considered for it.
    That's awesome Do you do any other languages?


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    That's awesome Do you do any other languages?


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    I don't, no. I dropped French at GCSE because I'd asked around and people who'd taken it said that the teachers were just coaching them through the exams, not teaching them the language. Chinese was a bit of a gamble to be honest as the teacher was new this year but it's worked out well

    I would like to learn German at some point though. I went on a scout jamboree there this year and came back totally in love with the country...
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    I don't, no. I dropped French at GCSE because I'd asked around and people who'd taken it said that the teachers were just coaching them through the exams, not teaching them the language. Chinese was a bit of a gamble to be honest as the teacher was new this year but it's worked out well

    I would like to learn German at some point though. I went on a scout jamboree there this year and came back totally in love with the country...
    Germany IS a lovely country


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    I think u should make a fourm about schedules and planners :unimpressed::ahee:

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    Yes! Then we can all share our planners and organisers and nerd out happily!


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    Organisation fetish is the best thing ever. xD


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