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Not Sure What I Should Major In After My GED
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Not Sure What I Should Major In After My GED

Hello, everyone! Today I just took 2 more GED pretests and Thursday I took 3, so I will be waiting for the news to arrive on Monday or Tuesday so I don't have to go to Cocks High School anymore (and yes, that is the name of the school, except "Cocks" is "Cox"). Razz

So here's the thing: I know what I like, and it happens to be video games, animation/SFX, cinematography, writing, and even politics. There's different things I want to do with each of these things I like (I especially wanna grow to be rich because I love spending $$$ ;D).

With video games, I'd love to work on Star Wars, Halo and Pokémon video games and expand them by being incorporated into awesome MMOs. I couldn't imagine being the doc of my own company developing an MMO that could possibly be labeled as Triple A and stuff. It would be nice to see that I could control what others do with the game I envision that tons of other people could enjoy. One reason why I'd like to work on MMOs with these particular franchises is because I'd like to improve the MMO genre and market with the franchises I absolutely adore. Gets me all excited just thinking about it.

With animation, special effects and cinematography, I'd love to learn how to develop the things I could for a future Pokémon anime like the "Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 Animated Trailer", maybe make major contributions to the Star Wars franchise in the cinematography and would like to make some great movies for the Halo franchises. It would be awesome to know how to use special effects so they don't look like crappy SyFy quality animation. It would also be nice to control how my future films and videos are made.

I think writing would synergize greatly with cinematography and video game development. I'd love to have colleagues in the writing department to create top-notch quality dialogue and an extremely innovative story for each of the games and filmography I'd work on. Machinima (look it up if you don't know what it is) is something I'd like to start on first, but sadly I haven't been given the chance to work on it yet.

As for politics, a lot of you here know what I'd like to do. I'd like to take advantage of the power the US government hands its officials, and to shutdown the current piss-poor education system that we have because it's committing a crime of education homicide. What do you think I could pursue in this field?

More specifically, what things could I purse in each fields and what can I start on first? Thank you.
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Not Sure What I Should Major In After My GED

Start with the easiest one first. So, I guess that means not politics or being the mastermind of a MMO franchise, 'cause you'd probably need to work your way up a few ladders to get there. Start with whatever you can do right now with the resources you have right now. But keep your eyes on the prize, so to speak, do whatever you can to get closer to your goals.

Meet people with similar goals, that will probably help you more than anything else.

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