Is university a good experience

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Old May 7, 2011, 10:03pm   #1
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Is university a good experience

I should easily get the grades + more to get into a russel group uni for economics/finance, just pondering here, my 2 sisters said university was brilliant (they went to the same one)....

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Old May 7, 2011, 10:42pm   #2
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I'd definately reccommend it, I never regreted a single moment.

There's absolutely no doubt in my mind that trading for a living would not have been possible without the research skills I picked up as a post grad.
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Old May 7, 2011, 11:22pm   #3
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Chartsy started this thread cool , well i'm getting more confident at swingin' at the moment, 3-4 years at university would give me more time at improve as a trader/make some dollar too/get wasted every night
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Old May 9, 2011, 7:32am   #4
 
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Yes. Go. Absolutely no doubt you should do this. Hare is right - you learn how to learn and if you do some research in some post grad capacity then this becomes significantly augmented.
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Old May 9, 2011, 9:50am   #5
 
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Best days of my life.
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Old May 9, 2011, 10:24am   #6
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I wouldn't have missed my university years for anything. I had the time of my life. Go!
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Old May 10, 2011, 3:46pm   #7
 
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Leeds has the best nightlife/girls. Fact!
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Old May 10, 2011, 4:09pm   #8
 
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Pics of sisters?

What's a "russel group" university?
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Old May 10, 2011, 4:21pm   #9
 
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as someone who didn't quite fit in in uni (UCL in London) I have to say you still have to go for it. I had an awesome time at college, 24/7 fun and messing around, and uni wasn't socially that great, most of my friends had dropped out by first year and i only had one or two close friends, but I studied a subject i love (until the final year at least), physics, and would not have changed a thing.

I never wanted to do a physics based job, but i loved the subject and studying something to such a level just for the sake of knowledge is one of the most greatest things in the world. Wouldn't give up my physics degree for nout.

just make sure you study a subject you really like, because otherwise you will struggle with the work load.
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Old May 12, 2011, 8:21pm   #10
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Chartsy started this thread thinking of doing geology somewhere now lol. Nowhere in NI to do it, will have to go over to scotland or england menthinks
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