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Career: created from a lifetime of work. An ongoing accumulation of many jobs and roles a unique perspective, experience and deeper understanding of a field or industry.

By 2025,  over 65% of today’s students will be working in jobs that don’t yet exist.

For more than 30 years The Good Schools Guide has provided trusted information and advice to parents, helping them with one of their most important decisions  - choosing the right schools for their children.

The Good School Guide: Careers (GSGC) is a natural extension of that help, and is aimed at young people and their parents who are making decisions about the next step…and the next.

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