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    I would like to be a politician, and I understand you need to go to Uni. However the £9000 is an issue. Should I still go, and apply to do a form of politics course (what I would do)?
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    You go, going to university is a once in a life time experience.
    You get the qualifications you need to succeed and have an incredible time whilst doing so.
    You get to meet new people from all over the world with a range of different backgrounds and life experience.
    You learn new things from people that you wouldn't normally come into contact with.
    It also forces you to become more confident and comfortable with meeting new people and being in unknown environments.
    In my opinion it is well worth the money not only from a career perspective but in terms of life experiences for me it's a must have!
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    (Original post by reedA93)
    You go, going to university is a once in a life time experience.
    You get the qualifications you need to succeed and have an incredible time whilst doing so.
    You get to meet new people from all over the world with a range of different backgrounds and life experience.
    You learn new things from people that you wouldn't normally come into contact with.
    It also forces you to become more confident and comfortable with meeting new people and being in unknown environments.
    In my opinion it is well worth the money not only from a career perspective but in terms of life experiences for me it's a must have!
    Thanks!

    I was actually having doubts too like OP but that's kind of eased the doubts a little.
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    (Original post by An Ignorant Duck)
    I would like to be a politician, and I understand you need to go to Uni. However the £9000 is an issue. Should I still go, and apply to do a form of politics course (what I would do)?
    Why is the £9000 an issue? It's not like you're going to be in debt for the rest of your life. Money shouldn't stop you from following your dreams.

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    (Original post by An Ignorant Duck)
    I would like to be a politician, and I understand you need to go to Uni. However the £9000 is an issue. Should I still go, and apply to do a form of politics course (what I would do)?
    It depends where. If you are strong academically, and think you could get into a good university then statistics would show that the improved income is worth the initial outlay (remembering that the student loan comes out of your pay cheque, you pay nothing upfront), but if you dont feel you will, i would argue (though others would disagree), that if you are going to uni simply to improve career prosopects, then going to a less academically rigorous uni may not be worth it. I would also like to make it abundantly that becoming a politician (by which I'm assuming you mean MP, feel free to correct me), is incredibly hard, no matter where you go to university. Also, the degree you study is almost completely irrelevant to becoming a MP, so when choosing a subject, dont choose politics because you think it will help you become a politician, choose it because it is your favourite subject.
 
 
 
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