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    I am an 18 year old female at college doing a BTEC health and social care

    All i want in life is to make my parents happy, particularly my mum(I was her birthday present) by providing for them in every way.

    However, i don't know how i am going to be able to do that.

    It hurts to see someone not being able to afford what they want to buy when they go shopping and i don't want myself nor my parents to be in this category.

    At the moment, things are not too bad(thanks be to God) but i want to improve my families living and economic condition to a whole new level.

    I don't know what to do/where i am going in life.

    I want a stable career, however, not many employees are rich.

    Don't get me wrong, i am not looking to be rich in any way, i just want to have a comfortable life to provide for my loved ones.

    I also want to care for the vulnerable and set up an orphanage in Africa.

    How do i make my dreams come true? I had high aspirations when i was younger but they all seem crushed.

    My GCSE grades were not all that great and now i do BTEC in hope of become a nurse one day but the hours are so long and the pay is not that great either? how will i cope?

    I don't want to depend on my parents when i am like 21+


    Nobody cares about your GCSE's, trust me, once you get your degree, GCSE's are irrelevant.

    You are very young and made a good decision of studying something you enjoy, however, do you want to be in a career you do not enjoy for the sake of earning much money? You could set up a side business.

    I am sure they are proud of you in whatever way, a gift is a gift, regardless of the monetary value, a gift must come from the heart.

    Just take things step at a time and be patient. You can make your dreams come true, go for it, be dedicated, motivated, determined, organised, patient, manage your time well, prepare early, always look on how you can be better.

    Good luck and I wish you well in life.
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