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    On the internet I've always encountered posts such as "Law degree is worthless","Many Law graduates are going to work in retail" etc.And to be frank,i don't want to work in retail
    However i've also read the positives of Law.It is a essay based degree at uni(i am good at essay writing) plus the A levels i have chosen to do seem interesting(one of them being EngLit)
    So is it advisable for me to pursue a law degree?
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    (Original post by Blancosdos)
    Hello

    On the internet I've always encountered posts such as "Law degree is worthless","Many Law graduates are going to work in retail" etc.And to be frank,i don't want to work in retail
    However i've also read the positives of Law.It is a essay based degree at uni(i am good at essay writing) plus the A levels i have chosen to do seem interesting(one of them being EngLit)
    So is it advisable for me to pursue a law degree?
    Thanks.
    No.

    It is not.
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    (Original post by Blancosdos)
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    On the internet I've always encountered posts such as "Law degree is worthless","Many Law graduates are going to work in retail" etc.And to be frank,i don't want to work in retail
    However i've also read the positives of Law.It is a essay based degree at uni(i am good at essay writing) plus the A levels i have chosen to do seem interesting(one of them being EngLit)
    So is it advisable for me to pursue a law degree?
    Thanks.
    Three points:

    (1) You can have a legal career without doing a law degree, and broadly speaking you aren't at a disadvantage in pursuing this route.

    (2) You can follow other career paths with a law degree. Doing a law degree does not compel you to choose between the legal profession and retail. There are all sorts of other options available.

    (3) There are plenty of jobs in the legal profession if you're intelligent, confident, cope well with pressure, etc. No-one knows better than you whether you have those attributes and can demonstrate them.
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    Thanks.Could anyone else elaborate?For example,hypothetically,let say at A levels,i get good grades(A*,A*,A-AAA)
    And if i have good social skills.
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    (Original post by Blancosdos)
    Thanks.Could anyone else elaborate?For example,hypothetically,let say at A levels,i get good grades(A*,A*,A-AAA)
    And if i have good social skills.
    Ok, so assume you get decent grades and get into a decent university for Law. A lot then hangs on what class of degree you get and area of law you want to enter. If you haven't even started A levels yet I wouldn't be worrying about your job prospects in 5-6 years time based on a degree you might take. The employment market can change a lot in that time.
 
 
 
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