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    Hi,
    I'm planning to take a gap year after July so I can make some money for uni since I'm not going to have much financial aid and I'd like a safety net in case anything goes wrong (I'm also taking a year abroad at uni since its a language course, so it'd be useful to have some more money there) and I was looking into 12 month apprenticeships.

    It would give me a salary and the extra training might make me more employable, but I was wondering whether it's a good idea? Do companies not like students going to university after their apprenticeship? Would it be better for me just to get an actual job?

    Would appreciate any insight, thank you!
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    Apprenticeships are usually very low pay mines about 4£ an hour and I’m 17 a real job would defo pay you more
    Also my apprenticeship know I don’t want to carry on there after and they still let me have it
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