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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Fair play.

    You're trying to get on the IB treadmill too right?
    Yeah, but SW apps aren't looking too good atm. I'm trying to cold call and use some connections to secure a short placement at a boutique during the summer and build my profile before applying for internships next year.
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    (Original post by ReallyWigga)
    What university? Are you enjoying economics? What do you plan to do afterwards?
    Bristol, I'm really enjoying it. Lots of new, interesting modules and the social aspect is great as well. I'm planning to enter investment banking.
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    Would you consider yourself privileged/lucky?
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    (Original post by biglad2k16)
    Would you consider yourself privileged/lucky?
    To an extent, yes. I consider myself lucky that I don't have to worry about having to work part-time to make ends meet or having to pay for books and equipment I need for uni. I'm lucky to have had a good education at a good state school and that I live in a safe area. And I'm lucky that I have two absolutely terrific parents who brought me up to be ambitious and thoughtful.

    However, I also suffer from a mild form of social anxiety disorder, which I am making progress against. So in that sense, I have had to put more effort into making friends and only really came out of my shell during sixth form. But overall, I would say I'm slightly more privileged than most.
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    (Original post by Harold98)
    Yeah, but SW apps aren't looking too good atm. I'm trying to cold call and use some connections to secure a short placement at a boutique during the summer and build my profile before applying for internships next year.
    Yeah man, I feel you.. the rejections have been painful but we'll get there in the end.

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    (Original post by Harold98)
    Bristol, I'm really enjoying it. Lots of new, interesting modules and the social aspect is great as well. I'm planning to enter investment banking.
    Went to Bristol for a sesh with a friend a few weeks back, it was sick. Girls are very attractive ngl.

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    (Original post by Harold98)
    My father is English and my mother is half-Indian, half-English.
    Oh cool! Do you keep in touch with your Indian side?
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    (Original post by the bear)
    tbh Mr Trump's assistant pool guy earns way more than £200k :dontknow:
    I doubt it, he/she is probably an illegal immigrant getting $3/h.
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    (Original post by AppleB)
    Oh cool! Do you keep in touch with your Indian side?
    I try to, but there's often not much time. I met a few relatives when I went to India, they are very nice people.
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    (Original post by Harold98)
    I try to, but there's often not much time. I met a few relatives when I went to India, they are very nice people.
    Do you eat curry often?
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Went to Bristol for a sesh with a friend a few weeks back, it was sick. Girls are very attractive ngl.

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    100% agree
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    (Original post by AppleB)
    Do you eat curry often?
    No
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    (Original post by Someboady)
    How do you see lower-class people aka people living in council flats and hustling on the streets?
    Do you feel like your life has been served to you on a plate?
    Do you ever make friends with people who are lower-classed (i.e. people living on benefits)
    Have you ever been in a fight?
    Have you ever been in a fight?
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    (Original post by M8aTTi)
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    "Look everyone, daddy is rich, be jealous"
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    (Original post by Harold98)
    Parents are senior accountant at an investment bank and a doctor
    total income before tax is £200k

    I went to a state school, along with my brother and sister
    I prefer chocolate chip to custard cream for dunking
    and I support Arsenal
    I am 18 and studying economics at a good uni but not Oxbridge
    Ask me anything
    what area/neighbourhood did you used to live in?
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    (Original post by Naruke)
    Have you ever been in a fight?
    Lol, middle classed people don't fight tho, they probably only verbally abuse each other lmao
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    "Look everyone, daddy is rich, be jealous"
    He's not rich.
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    (Original post by l'etranger)
    He's not rich.
    £200k pa is definitely rich, even for London
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    (Original post by Pikachū)
    £200k pa is definitely rich, even for London
    It's upper middle class like OP says.
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    (Original post by l'etranger)
    It's upper middle class like OP says.
    What does the label mean? if earning 8-9x what the average person in the country earns isnt rich then I don't know what is
 
 
 
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