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Should I study computer science or nursing?

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    Hello, I am 18 years old and just completed highschool.
    I am thinking of becoming either a nurse or a software engineer or web developer.
    I know these degrees have nothing in common but I truly enjoy both and,at this point of time, I just want to know which has a better pay and job security and, therefore,will give me a better future.
    Thank you

    Software development will give you the money. Nursing will give you the satisfaction. Computing involves being sat behind a desk and bank of monitors for 8 hours a day barely talking, and in many places if you do talk to someone on the desk next to you, it will be via Skype - very sad. Some folks don't even say good morning or good evening. That said, it is technically and intellectually challenging and if that is your thing you can make a good career out of it. But you can't really say every day will be different because it generally is.

    Not done nursing but it is much more social but lower paid.

    Good luck!

    Don't go into nursing if it's for the money, you'll be disappointed.
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