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    I make ~115kGBP at 25, and have made good money for 1.5+ years.
    Got 3 Cs at A-Level. An E at AS level
    Went to a very average uni; albeit I did do very well. Graduated in 2014.
    No grad scheme
    I didn't start my own business. This was all done doing standard 9-5 sort of stuff
    I'm not in investment banking or finance; although it's something that I might take up
    A fair bit of job hopping, including between different countries
    Pretty easy jobs, usually a 37.5 hour week
    Made mistakes; hence why I want to offer advice as I think more money can be made at a younger age.
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    (Original post by 7inchman)
    I make ~115kGBP at 25, and have made good money for 1.5+ years.
    Got 3 Cs at A-Level. An E at AS level
    Went to a very average uni; albeit I did do very well. Graduated in 2014.
    No grad scheme
    I didn't start my own business. This was all done doing standard 9-5 sort of stuff
    I'm not in investment banking or finance; although it's something that I might take up
    A fair bit of job hopping, including between different countries
    Pretty easy jobs, usually a 37.5 hour week
    Made mistakes; hence why I want to offer advice as I think more money can be made at a younger age.
    What mistakes did you make?
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    (Original post by UWS)
    What mistakes did you make?
    The main one is regarding my first graduate job. A few months in, I realized it was not teaching me anything. Yet I still stayed there for a whole year, mostly because I thought it was the "thing to do", and that staying there under a year would look bad on my CV. I ended up staying at my next job for over 2 years and learnt a ton of stuff. So my advice to grads is that if you realize you are in the wrong job, then leave. Doesn't matter if it's 2 weeks in, or 2 months in.
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    7 inches?
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    When did you lose your virginity?
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    Why did you get an E at AS?
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    1.Yes.
    2. 20.
    3. Don't remember, just that it was in Economics
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    (Original post by 7inchman)
    I make ~115kGBP at 25, and have made good money for 1.5+ years.
    Got 3 Cs at A-Level. An E at AS level
    Went to a very average uni; albeit I did do very well. Graduated in 2014.
    No grad scheme
    I didn't start my own business. This was all done doing standard 9-5 sort of stuff
    I'm not in investment banking or finance; although it's something that I might take up
    A fair bit of job hopping, including between different countries
    Pretty easy jobs, usually a 37.5 hour week
    Made mistakes; hence why I want to offer advice as I think more money can be made at a younger age.
    Wait so what’s ur actual job?
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    (Original post by 7inchman)
    1.Yes.
    2. 20.
    3. Don't remember, but it was in Economics
    Why did you join the student room as a 25 year old graduate?
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    are you 7 inches tall ?

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    (Original post by SherlockD)
    Wait so what’s ur actual job?
    Software developer. No specific domain.
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    (Original post by Quady)
    Why did you join the student room as a 25 year old graduate?
    Looool trust me. I’m sure he could go into schools and do some motivational talks with that sort of money in his pockets
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    are you 7 inches tall ?

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    Yeah I'm 7 inches "tall"
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    how did being banned affect you ?

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    What subject did you study at university?
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    how did being banned affect you ?

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    Annoyed as I liked going on this forum. I created more accounts but they kept getting banned even if I did nothing wrong.
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    What subject did you study at university?
    Computer Science
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    (Original post by 7inchman)
    I make ~115kGBP at 25, and have made good money for 1.5+ years.
    Got 3 Cs at A-Level. An E at AS level
    Went to a very average uni; albeit I did do very well. Graduated in 2014.
    No grad scheme
    I didn't start my own business. This was all done doing standard 9-5 sort of stuff
    I'm not in investment banking or finance; although it's something that I might take up
    A fair bit of job hopping, including between different countries
    Pretty easy jobs, usually a 37.5 hour week
    Made mistakes; hence why I want to offer advice as I think more money can be made at a younger age.
    Where do you work? Country? Company (unless classified)?
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    (Original post by Maivnek)
    Where do you work? Country? Company (unless classified)?
    I've started doing contracts, presently I work in Queensland, Australia. I used to work in NZ and am probably doing my next job there. I can't narrow it down to company sorry. I've never worked for a big company though; so I think the idea that to make good money you have to be at a big bank or something isn't correct. It just helps.
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    Was it through contracting? That's a pretty good means of making money and controlling where it goes.
 
 
 
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