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    I am in year 12 and I am getting ready to apply for universities but I feel like my dad doesn't want me to go for chemistry. He is always trying to make me go for the higher paying jobs and keeps suggesting things like banking. He says that it will be useless and not worth it.I really love the subject and it's not like I'm failing academically at all.Does anyone have any advice?
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    (Original post by byebyekitty)
    I am in year 12 and I am getting ready to apply for universities but I feel like my dad doesn't want me to go for chemistry. He is always trying to make me go for the higher paying jobs and keeps suggesting things like banking. He says that it will be useless and not worth it.I really love the subject and it's not like I'm failing academically at all.Does anyone have any advice?
    If you're interested you could do chemical engineering. That leads to a path in banking (so your dad can be convinced) and also chemistry.
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    (Original post by byebyekitty)
    I am in year 12 and I am getting ready to apply for universities but I feel like my dad doesn't want me to go for chemistry. He is always trying to make me go for the higher paying jobs and keeps suggesting things like banking. He says that it will be useless and not worth it.I really love the subject and it's not like I'm failing academically at all.Does anyone have any advice?
    U can still get into finance n that with chemistry but if wanna stack P without going into banking u could do chem eng. Chemistry pays decent anyway and there's no point doing a degree in something u don't like cos then you'll end up hating ur job.
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    (Original post by byebyekitty)
    I am in year 12 and I am getting ready to apply for universities but I feel like my dad doesn't want me to go for chemistry. He is always trying to make me go for the higher paying jobs and keeps suggesting things like banking. He says that it will be useless and not worth it.I really love the subject and it's not like I'm failing academically at all.Does anyone have any advice?
    Plenty of people with Chemistry degrees go into finance - I do Chemistry and I'd say about a third of the chemists I know are going into banking.

    For a lot of positions, they don't care what your degree is. It's better you do something you enjoy as then you will do better in your degree, will be a happier person, and more doors will open to you.
 
 
 
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