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    (Original post by Quady)
    I didnt find it too inspiring.

    The question of the thread is what can you do with a third.

    The poster said 'more study' which is not quite what the OP meant. They also said how the interview really helped, I suspect it was the income stream.
    If you are referring to my post, the point was, whatever you want to do, keep trying, whatever it is. There was a lot of negativity in this thread and I thought I'd post something nice.

    My step cousin (I guess that's what she is ) got a third in Maths from Manchester. She found it very difficult to find work for a while, but eventually she found a good job for a bank in London. I think she's an analyst of some kind.

    Go in to teaching

    Not many schools would not accept a 3rd class degree


    Sorry typo error

    You could wear it as a fancy hat.

    My advise is to apply for work, especially agencies, on your CV write down the name of the modules you took,
    and try gain experience in your chosen field, Perhaps if you can't get agency work you might have to volunteer a few hours a week, it is worth it as employers will favor you more than someone who has studied all their life.
    I don't mean, stop studying, improving yourself, just take a break from study, gain experience or travel the world and then go back to study. Have you tried part time study at the colleges or online learning.

    Keep focused and don't give up

    (Original post by Blues Clues)
    Become Carol Vorderman.
    Cambridge student so normal rules don't apply.

    Or are we using sarcasm here.
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    It's not the end of the world - for example my Dad never put his degree classification on his CV and was never asked about it at interview. You can just put "with honours" or whatever. That was quite a few years ago though, I guess things have changed a lot since then

    You would probably have to work your way up or try and get into a small company to get some experience. Most big graduate recruiters probably wouldn't go near you...

    (Original post by maryamzahid)
    Does it really depend on the university though? surely a first is still a first no matter where you get it from.
    People seem to forget that there is moderation and external examiners involved in University examination processes , plus of course the requirements of accrediting organisation / professional regulators ...

    Add in the fallacy, all too common on TSR, that entry grades reflect difficulty rather than competitiveness of entry

    Thank you I now feel like ending it all I am not lazy or stupid

    Saying things like that are rude and thoughtless and maybe if you had a brain you my think twice
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