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    Hey guys,

    Straight to the point, I want to leave uni, currently studying at Reading University doing pharmacy, did go to 2 other unis before and left them because of personal reasons ( I went through a family traumatic event during those years ), all of this was and is still to live up to my parents expectations.

    Anyway, I did work in KFC before I came to Reading, and not trying to show off or anything ( honestly ) but I did do a damn good job at it while the short time I was there, about 6 months. Apparently my boss's boss wanted to try to promote me in being team leader and potentially assistant manager in the future, this is what I was told from my manager of the branch I was working at.
    Yes, KFC had A LOT of *****y moments, like wow....I won't go into details, but I wanted to cry at some points. Then again, I loved it - what job doesn't have moments where you just wanted to throw in the towel. I guess the reason why I always didn't want to see myself working in KFC was due to my upbringing in an asian family and my general knowledge of life where you must earn at least 21k a year to survive - I don't know the exact truth as I haven't yet lived a completely independent life in terms of paying my own bills as buying groceries etc.
    Another reason why I didn't want to work there was because I was too embarrassed to see myself working in KFC earning such a small salary compared to all my friends who are graduating by now at uni getting medicine or dentistry degrees. But I have kind of got to the point in life where comparing myself to other people is just pointless in life ( I have a really bad habit of doing that ).

    To sum it all up why I want to work there, for once in my life I was good at something, I had a good social life at work, I felt tired throughout the day so that i didn't feel physically and mentally restless during the evenings so I can just chill and play video games, and finally I was recognised in being good at the job by the customers and someone that's at a higher position in my career path ( not sure if that last part even made grammatical sense...).


    What are your guys opinions....pls be honest, dont care if its harsh.
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    Can't you stick with your degree and work part time at KFC? Atleast you will have a back up plan if you get bored of frying chicken.
    I'll be brutally honest I wouldn't work there or any other fast food*unless it was a managerial position.
    Carry on with your degree if you leave now you won't have the funds available from student finance to go back as you will have to pay it yourself. I think you would be crazy giving up pharmacy for KFC!!!!*
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    One day I'll fry away
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    Do you get free chicken in KFC?
 
 
 
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