CHOOSE WHAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU

It's not about rights and wrongs, and there are many ways to live a life. It should be about what's right for you. But listening to others' opinions and experiences could help you make your mind up.

UNIVERSITY OR WORK NOW?

It's a big decision, and by the time you've read what our people have to say, you should have a pretty good idea of what you feel. But check with other people you trust and who know you.

WHY ARE SCHOOL LEAVERS IMPORTANT TO BUSINESS?

We've always recruited straight from school as well as university. It's in our culture. School leavers bring energy and enthusiasm, and a fresh view.

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TAKING THE RIGHT PATH

Hear from people who took the option of starting work straight after school. What was behind their decision, and what happened next?

Why university wasn't for me

Lara took four A levels, and tried university – but it wasn't for her. She wanted to get on with her career, and she hasn't looked back.

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Why join EY?

Ishak, Sam, Stan and Tom all joined the EY School Leaver programme. Here they talk about about their decision and experiences.

Our Apprentices

EY people, who all chose to join EY straight after school, reflect on their decision, what the Apprenticeship was like, and why it was the right choice for them.

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WHAT SHOULD YOU DO AFTER SCHOOL?

It's a big question. Luckily, we've got some top advice from successful people who have made the journey into business. Does that sound like something you want to do?

Is a degree needed for success?

Put simply, no. Some of EY's most successful people came to us straight from school. And it's not just at EY. School leaver and BizBritain founder Matt talks about that competitive edge later in your career.

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Top tips for school leavers

Get practical advice from current EY Apprentices and other inspirational mentors - living proof of what you can achieve if you start your career now.

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