Is the class system still alive and well in business?

I want to become a partner in my organisation. Will my lack of public school education hold me back?

by Miranda Kennett

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Q: I work in a professional firm at just below partner level. All the partners are public school and top university educated. Although I got a good degree I feel discriminated against because I went to a comprehensive and my university was more lavatorial brick than ivy-clad. It seems the class system is alive and well, so should I forget about ever making partner?

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