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    To become a doctor/pursue a career that requires a degree
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    I didn't know what to do as a career
    5
    16.13%
    To earn more
    8
    25.81%
    Social aspect
    2
    6.45%
    Parental pressure
    0
    0%
    Other
    3
    9.68%

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    What is the main reason that you chose to study at a university instead of doing an apprenticeship or doing a job?
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      Ego and socialising

      Career-wise, I'd have probably been better off spending the three years doing computing projects rather than paying through the nose to be bashed over the head with a soulless textbook
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      I was forced at gunpoint
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      (Original post by MartinF98)
      What is the main reason that you chose to study at a university instead of doing an apprenticeship or doing a job?
      Moved to educational debate
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      https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/P_versus_NP_problem
      I want to solve this problem
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      No career plans, no source of apprenticeships I can actually do, thus the logical course of action is run away to Scotland for 4 years and try and develop myself more as a person while doing a technically useless degree.

      We'll see how that goes
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      The experience, and studying what I love
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      Want to become a Lawyer, requiring an LLB or equivalent 3 year Degree.
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      Was medically deferred from the military - planned to go to university afterwards anyway though, but my whole career trajectory has changed now from engineering to high-finance.
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      For all the sex, drugs, and rock&roll.

      And for the student discount I get at Nandos.
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      only way to become a social worker. if they're were aprentiships though I still would probably go to uni for the atmosphere and social side.

      all the unis that do social work courses are a bit **** though but that goes with the territory
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      (Original post by emperorCode)
      https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/P_versus_NP_problem
      I want to solve this problem
      There's already a solution to this.
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      (Original post by RedGiant)
      There's already a solution to this.
      The first line says it's unresolved.
      There was a guy from hp who tried to solve it, but that proof was flawed
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      I feel as though either "wanted to learn more about my subject" or "wanted the opportunity to conduct research" should have been an option here...
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      To prolong my life a few more years.
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      I wanted a backup plan if my career goals fell through.

      They did.

      So did my degree.

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