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    I thought you wanted to do medicine -_-


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    Yes I have plans to enter Medicine through graduate entry but thats a long way off. I need a degree first.
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    money was a part of it but not the sole reason
    I'd say versatility and beauty of my products is a big part of it
    along with the interesting characters you meet along the way
    and some of the good stuff you can get for yourself (I'm picking up my Mercedes today )

    my chosen path is jewellery dealing
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    (Original post by Changing Skies)
    I've wanted a career in scientific research for a while, I just wasn't sure which area of biology. I then took a module in veterinary parasitology and fell in love with learning about it :lol: I've also been keen to contribute towards veterinary health too so this is perfect for me.
    Sounds interesting! What exactly is veterinary parasitologist? :lol:
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    (Original post by Plantagenet Crown)
    Innate vocation from around the age of 4.
    Really? Age 4 :curious:
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    (Original post by childofthesun)
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    This probably sounds terribly cliched, and maybe even a little misinformed, but I wanted to become a lawyer because I wished to defend people,particularly those who otherwise had no voice. There was no epiphanic moment, rather it just seemed almost natural for me to pursue Law. My decision stemmed a lot from my childhood experiences. I grew up in Ivory Coast(West Africa) and Lebanon(Middle East.) While my childhood was mostly happy, it was tainted by traumatic experiences. Without going too in depth, I had the unfortunate experience of witnessing three wars/conflicts which significantly influenced me. Seeing unspeakable things happen to innocent people, seeing your family's home town bombed and relatives,little children killed, while the perpetrators are deemed justified, filled me with levels of anger and sadness that no child should have. Even after the wars, just casual interactions with people in my country was enough to show the depths of injustice some people faced. It was even sadder and disheartening to see so called upholders of justice being so easily bribed and corrupted,which initially discouraged me from pursuing Law. But now I'm certain of what I want, even though it seems terribly difficult and there's no straight forward route.. I sometimes ask myself whether I will make even the smallest difference in someone's life with the profession? But only time will tell I suppose. I hope to become a human rights lawyer in the future
    ❤️❤️ you'd make an incredible HRL! I believe in you.
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    I'm going to have to explain why I want to do Law in the personal statement I'll be writing in a couple months. Of course, I'll say stuff about helping ordinary people with legal problems, about the law being fascinating for the way it is a living organism, about how I want to cut through complex and foggy ethical issues with the sharp blade of the law, about how important I think law is for its political role, and how recent events highlight its purpose of safeguarding the rights of the public. With all of this, I'll reference to things I've read and done.

    But it's all exaggerated. Yeah, it's true, I do really believe the things I'll put down, but they weren't the original reason for wanting to do Law. My real reasons were a combination of the money, not knowing what else to do, and the prestige.

    If I could do absolutely any career path? Hmm. Probably investment banking. That's what I'm going to try to get into. And why do I want to do that? The money, nothing else.

    Then we have my backup plan. Go teach English in Japan. That's just because I'm a total weeb and I want the kawaii schoolgirls. :3
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    Interesting thread. I am still in college so my career path is still open for changes. However, until the age of 14/15 I wanted to join the police forces. I have always had a great interest in law enforcement profession and the legal profession. Barrister was also an option which I was personally interested in. However, at the age of 16 when I had to do my enrolment for college... Things changed. For some strange and amazing reason I decided to take the subject of Performing Arts, Acting. From then on I loved studying the craft of acting. I would go into college with a massive smile knowing that I am doing something I really enjoy. On top of that I have the opportunity to recive some of the highest grades possible. Thankfully I have the full support of my parents which is a massive help.

    So, at this moment. I will continue with my Acting career. I will finish college and then move on to Drama School. However, around the age of eighteen I would look into applying to become a Special Constable (You are a Police Constable but you volunteer at least 16 hours per month) with the metropolitan police. This way I can continue to have my amazing Acting career but still be a Constable which I have wanted to do.
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    (Original post by teenhorrorstory)
    Really? Age 4 :curious:
    Yep.
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    It's well paid, has a meritocratic culture where your pay depends on how you perform, and I think I have the right skills and personality for it. I am also very interested in the financial markets.
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    I was originally going to do a primary education degree but then I decided I might go in to other areas to work with children so i'll probably do education studies (with psychology maybe). When I did ncs I volunteered at sure start centres so it showed me alternative routes with working with children, I might be a educational psychologist later but we'll see how it goes lol.
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    (Original post by teenhorrorstory)
    ❤️❤️ you'd make an incredible HRL! I believe in you.
    Thank you habibti :love:
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    brexit innit
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    (Original post by Foo.mp3)
    Coaching, counselling, researching, writing, and hosting in the Health and Wellness sector :hippie:
    aren't you the dude who claimed black girls would be happy to date white men?!
    you seem quite arrogant to be giving advice to people
    unless you are aiming for certain demographics
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    Always interested with travel, so from a young age piloting was the dream. Then as I grew older, I found ATC and logistics to be of interest.

    However once I properly solidified education with sixth form, I knew that I wanted to be involved with government. Scouting through my life instilled values of service for others, and I realised the best way to achieve this was through civil service. I had originally wanted law but my uncle (barrister) dissuaded me

    Combined with the innate interest in travel I picked up from travelling the world with my family from a young age, I settled on the diplomatic field. Tbh I'd be open for Home Office as well, but international relations is another interest of mine

    However I never lost sight of that pilot dream: got myself a light aircraft licence!

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    (Original post by Iwouldliketoknow)
    aren't you the dude who claimed black girls would be happy to date white men?!
    Most would be I'm sure. Can you think of a reason why not? :dontknow:

    you seem quite arrogant to be giving advice to people
    Perhaps you could articulate this more clearly? Are you suggesting I'm too arrogant to be an advisor, or that dispensing advice is arrogant? :holmes:

    unless you are aiming for certain demographics
    I aim to help/support humanity. My currency with particular demographics is of little consequence
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    (Original post by childofthesun)
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    This probably sounds terribly cliched, and maybe even a little misinformed, but I wanted to become a lawyer because I wished to defend people,particularly those who otherwise had no voice. There was no epiphanic moment, rather it just seemed almost natural for me to pursue Law. My decision stemmed a lot from my childhood experiences. I grew up in Ivory Coast(West Africa) and Lebanon(Middle East.) While my childhood was mostly happy, it was tainted by traumatic experiences. Without going too in depth, I had the unfortunate experience of witnessing three wars/conflicts which significantly influenced me. Seeing unspeakable things happen to innocent people, seeing your family's home town bombed and relatives,little children killed, while the perpetrators are deemed justified, filled me with levels of anger and sadness that no child should have. Even after the wars, just casual interactions with people in my country was enough to show the depths of injustice some people faced. It was even sadder and disheartening to see so called upholders of justice being so easily bribed and corrupted,which initially discouraged me from pursuing Law. But now I'm certain of what I want, even though it seems terribly difficult and there's no straight forward route.. I sometimes ask myself whether I will make even the smallest difference in someone's life with the profession? But only time will tell I suppose. I hope to become a human rights lawyer in the future
    Your career path is a dangerous one, of course, but I want to wish you every luck in pursuing it. I think you will make an excellent human rights lawyer. Especially as you have witnessed, from a young age, the magnitude of issues in the field, and therefore have the utmost motivation and utmost passion for giving a voice to the voiceless. I really wish you every luck, thanks for sharing that story with us. It was quite inspiring.
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    Money mostly, it makes the world go around.
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    My passion, determination, and drive to do what I care for and believe in, which is caring for people regardless of their background or situation.
    I've always wanted to go out and help the homeless when I'm slightly more independent, so at the age of 18, and my chosen career also involves this, and I would like to be a air ambulance paramedic.
    My parents and friends have often doubted my decision but I want to prove to them, and everyone that anyone can do anything as long as they believe, and dedicate themselves.
    I have the least regard in terms of money, I am not a fussy person when it comes to money-making and salary, if I could I would do this job for free.
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    Curious to read some of your epiphanic moments(or perhaps not) :lol:
    I never chose my career, my career chose me!
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    i do it for the children
 
 
 
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