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    Will this mean a 1st degree will be average in a few years making it not so special to employers?
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    Will this mean a 1st degree will be average in a few years making it not so special to employers?
    1st class degrees already aren't special to many employers, the minimum for a graduate job is a 2:1. They'll look at work experience after you meet that requirement.
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    1st class degrees already aren't special to many employers, the minimum for a graduate job is a 2:1. They'll look at work experience after you meet that requirement.
    This makes sense but is also a shame that the work that gets you a first is the same as a 2:1
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    This makes sense but is also a shame that the work that gets you a first is the same as a 2:1
    Pretty sure you have to work harder to get a first, and it does help with getting a job just not much.
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    This makes sense but is also a shame that the work that gets you a first is the same as a 2:1
    Unfortunately this is life, if you get your first then well done, it's more of a personal achievement and if you do get it then you should be really happy! Having said that, getting a 2:1 without any experience will still be a dealbreaker for employers if you were to apply.
 
 
 

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