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    Hello,

    I am very nervous about making this post and hope I can gather as much support and useful answers as possible

    I have been in exhaustive indecision over the past 2 years passively over what I want to pursue and being Asian I was pushed towards doing medicine by my mum.However my dad being a surgeon knew the reality off the profession and was open about it.

    Not to float my own boat but I am a high achieving student and in the middle of AS{year 12}.I have decided that my heart is simply not in medicine and though about what I loved and it came down to space and computing.

    I realised what I loved and was truly good at{comp science at GCSE} was computer science and my ambition and one long-term desire hands always been to work at apple as I love the company inside out.

    It suddenly struck me that I had found something I was passionate about and good at-my calling?{And a company I loved to go with its:}And my dad was supportive...

    I may sound superficial but I honestly think I have what it takes.

    However since before now I planned my life towards medicine my A-level currently are maths, chemistry and biology.

    Dueto my nature I was hoping to go to a top university such as Oxbridge or imperial to do computer science.

    Are my A-level suitable and note that I have GCSE computing,7A* at GCSE and do tons of coding as a hobby.

    Also assuming this works will I have a realistic chance of becoming an engineer at apple and potentially climbing the ranks{or is that restricted to MBA people}..

    ALL INSIGHTS AND ANSWERS WOULD BE SOOOOO HELPFUL.

    Thanks.
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    You’ve spent 2 years thinking? I’ve been unemployed for a month and I’ve done 0 thinking 😂
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    (Original post by Ewok94)
    You’ve spent 2 years thinking? I’ve been unemployed for a month and I’ve done 0 thinking 😂
    Hehe,i Am very pedantic.
    I. my defence it has been passive:}
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    (Original post by VNN)
    Also assuming this works will I have a realistic chance of becoming an engineer at apple and potentially climbing the ranks{or is that restricted to MBA people}
    Steve Jobs didn't have an MBA. Heck he didn't complete any formal qualifications... And their current SVP of software engineering doesn't have an MBA either. You would do an MBA 5+ years after graduating anyway... if you wanted to.

    Do CompSci if it interests you. Maths, Chem and Bio are fine. Maths is usually the only required subject for CS.
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    (Original post by Doonesbury)
    Steve Jobs didn't have an MBA. Heck he didn't complete any formal qualifications... And their current SVP of software engineering doesn't have an MBA either. You would do an MBA 5+ years after graduating anyway... if you wanted to.

    Do CompSci if it interests you. Maths, Chem and Bio are fine. Maths is usually the only required subject for CS.
    Very helpful.Thanks for the reply!

    Any more thoughts guys?
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    SOrry for my unhelpful post. You shouldn’t worry about asking questions. Not having any questions is the worry.
 
 
 
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