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Hi!

When I finish High school in approx. 2 years and 8 months, I am quite unable to get a job yet because I am taking General Studies.
So I don't have that many opportunities for a job when finishing High School. :(

I have three options which I am considering.
*I am going to work on a website throughout whole High School and hopefully finish it with succeed -."*
- Drop out after first year
- Finish High School and look at the possibilities then

- Finish everything, that means another 10 years more. What about my childhood? Huh

Any tips, ideas, etc etc etc etc etc.
10-20-2012 06:06 AM
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Ky Offline
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First two options sound like the most beneficial to your sanity, but the second and third options are more realistic.

Finishing high school is probably the way to go, unless you're so dead-set on your future that you have a plan that requires you to drop out.

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10-20-2012 07:26 AM
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Forget jobs. Forget your childhood. We shall explore the jungles of Africa together. Just you and me and maybe a translator, exploring the forest in search of mighty beasts! The Mokele Mbembe, pterodactyls, you name it! Don't worry about money, it's on me. Whaddya say?
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As much as I'd love to do that, I probably won't. I had the same questions as you do. Then I stopped worrying about it. I decided to just wait n see what job I want. Whatever grabs my interest. I must complete my prison time, there is no other way. My parents would be so disappointed.

In the end, the one with a house, food, job, and maybe even a family is the winner. (not that unemployed people are losers. I am speaking in terms of success.) Sad, how money works that way. Ten years of torture vs. happiness but lower success rate. Loving your job helps.

Good luck Biggrin
(This post was last modified: 10-20-2012 10:39 AM by GreenLamp.)
10-20-2012 10:32 AM
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DO NOT DO THE THIRD! WHAT IS THIS 10 EXTRA YEAR SHIT? I have never heard of it!
10-20-2012 11:19 AM
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(10-20-2012 11:19 AM)SomeRandomHuman Wrote:  DO NOT DO THE THIRD! WHAT IS THIS 10 EXTRA YEAR SHIT? I have never heard of it!

I think he means college.
10-20-2012 11:22 AM
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Because I general studies, I have only kept on learning typical subjects. "Advancing" in them. I was actually thinking they would open up more doors. What I mean with 10 more years is. I have two years left in high school plus some extra months. Since it is very unlikely that I can find a good job after High School I have to start studying. Psychology which I think sound interesting, would require 7 more years of my life, becoming something within medicine maybe 12 years, some other stuff. I almost always end up spending another 5 years on studies. I DON'T WANT THAT!!!!!!!!!

So, I'm putting a lot of time into a website now, and if success is something I gain from it - and if I one day I get rich from it I will give every one that I've talked to on this forum a $100!!
10-20-2012 01:00 PM
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maybe more. Evil :mvaha:
10-20-2012 01:03 PM
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