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    To help some of you,
    I thought I would get 4A*s and 3As and 2Bs on top of my 2A*S I already got.

    The marking is far more lenient than you think.
    To put it this way, I got 11A*s and I never thought it was possible.

    Good luck!
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    (Original post by ExoIceCream99)
    Because me and the other person also want to be lawyers
    And he mentioned it prior to posting his opinion. Doesn't said to be said every time you post.

    What made you want to go into law?
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    To help some of you,
    I thought I would get 4A*s and 3As and 2Bs on top of my 2A*S I already got.

    The marking is far more lenient than you think.
    To put it this way, I got 11A*s and I never thought it was possible.

    Good luck!
    Wow congrats! Are these your iGCSE grades?

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    Banking is very competitive it isn't really a fall back option unless its like middle office or back office (less pay, better offers)


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    (Original post by francis_e_c)
    Back ups? I know nothing about those fields, but aren't they just as competitive? I mean politics maybe not as much, I'm not sure, but Goldman Sachs is a HUGE company.
    My brother is a trader at Merill Lynch BoA, he's essentially stated that in the banking world it's not what you know, it's who you know. By backup I mean if I decide to do another degree in a year's time, which is highly unlikely but nothing is set in stone.
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    (Original post by sahil19)
    True but they have to give some places to the BTEC kids, as an aspiring lawyer I think someone with ABB in respectable subjects is more qualified than a distinction in a BTEC..
    Ah, I see.

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    (Original post by francis_e_c)
    And he mentioned it prior to posting his opinion. Doesn't said to be said every time you post.

    What made you want to go into law?
    My step mum wanted to do it but had kids too early.
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    (Original post by AdeptDz)
    Banking is very competitive it isn't really a fall back option unless its like middle office or back office (less pay, better offers)


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    By back up I mean a back up degree not a back up job after a law degree aha
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    Early twenties. But she is now at 37 going to get into law as they want experienced women now
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    (Original post by ExoIceCream99)
    My step mum wanted to do it but had kids too early.
    You want to do law because your mum wanted to? I mean, that's fine - but I'm pretty sure saying that at an interview would be suicide lol
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    (Original post by sahil19)
    My brother is a trader at Merill Lynch BoA, he's essentially stated that in the banking world it's not what you know, it's who you know. By backup I mean if I decide to do another degree in a year's time, which is highly unlikely but nothing is set in stone.
    Ah, I see. I'm with you on that though; I wanted to be a doctor for over a year, and then changed my mind very quickly. Nothing is ever set in stone.
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    (Original post by francis_e_c)
    You want to do law because your mum wanted to? I mean, that's fine - but I'm pretty sure saying that at an interview would be suicide lol
    I wouldn't say that at an interview I'm not dumb 😂😂😂
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    (Original post by extraordinaire)
    Wow congrats! Are these your iGCSE grades?

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    No No my full GCSEs.
    I didn't do IGCSEs.
    I only use it to give assured hope to others, not as a bragging right.
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    (Original post by ExoIceCream99)
    I wouldn't say that at an interview I'm not dumb 😂😂😂
    I still don't get it. So you don't want to do law? Is there pressure for you to do so? - if so, don't do it. Seriously.
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    (Original post by francis_e_c)
    I still don't get it. So you don't want to do law? Is there pressure for you to do so? - if so, don't do it. Seriously.
    No it's not the only reason but the reason I started thinking about law was because my step mum was telling me about it so I looked into it.

    I also loved Phoenix Wright I mean technically it's my dad's last name so it's my family name...

    I also love CSI but i hate dissections in biology and ironically biology is my best science. So I can't do that but I can work with criminals and cases as much as they do.
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    At an interview id make up some ******** like I've always wanted to help society in something I'm good at or I was inspired by lawyers and ****.
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    (Original post by ExoIceCream99)
    No it's not the only reason but the reason I started thinking about law was because my step mum was telling me about it so I looked into it.

    I also loved Phoenix Wright I mean technically it's my dad's last name so it's my family name...

    I also love CSI but i hate dissections in biology and ironically biology is my best science. So I can't do that but I can work with criminals and cases as much as they do.
    OH. That makes more sense. Wait, why can't you do it? If you're more passionate about it? I don't watch CSI but I assume you're referring to forensic science or a detective/policeman/woman? Does it involve a lot of dissection?

    I LOVE biology!
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    (Original post by ExoIceCream99)
    At an interview id make up some ******** like I've always wanted to help society in something I'm good at or I was inspired by lawyers and ****.
    I'd probably talk about why I want to study law as an academic subject, whilst trying to avoid cliched thoughts ("Law is all around us" etc).
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    (Original post by francis_e_c)
    OH. That makes more sense. Wait, why can't you do it? If you're more passionate about it? I don't watch CSI but I assume you're referring to forensic science or a detective/policeman/woman? Does it involve a lot of dissection?

    I LOVE biology!
    Same but I'm not taking it for A level, I'd need it if I wanted to do forensics even in a basic uni
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    (Original post by francis_e_c)
    I'd probably talk about why I want to study law as an academic subject, whilst trying to avoid cliched thoughts ("Law is all around us" etc).
    There is ******** that I'm making up and then there's cliches. I'm imaganative.

    Also for forensics I'll need a good grade in Chemistry and I suck at chemistry
 
 
 
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