Probably the most complicated part of the senior year in high school is that a teen has to make a choice that will define his or her adult life and obviously, early success depends on sticking to this choice. Rarely, there are kids who always know who they want to become and do not change their mind throughout the life-time. Where to begin?
Imagine yourself in 10 years after graduating from college. What will you be doing? What’s your work going to be like? Are you still be into it within couple of years? These are the most common questions to hear in the office of guidance counselor at the meetings with high school seniors.
Suppose, you’re passionate about biology. What are your options of implementing your passion into practice? What degree should you choose if your best faculty is creative writing? Often, a guidance counselor is unable to dedicate the senior students too much time. However, ultimately he/she is not the one to make a decision. You are.
It’s easy to get lost by the fuss that college representatives make around the graduates trying to get them playing for the college team. Keep in mind that unless you’re on the path of professional sports career, give your first thought to the academics.As your future profession will be the one to cover the scholarship debt.
Here is an infographic in which you can easily observe the path you can choose in implementing your domain of interest into a real career success. It will not guarantee that you are still going to be passionate about your career choice in 10 or 20 years. But, taking your skills and interests into consideration while choosing your future occupation is a good start.
Among the aspects to consider there are the degree you need for the field of studies, salary and flexibility among the positions you may shift to within the career path of choice. Doing some research before making the final decision is always a good idea. Note that some of the professions require more qualifications than just an undergraduate degree.
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