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    Alright
    I'll provide a little background about myself
    I'm 17,currently doing my AS Levels in India and my board of education is CIE (IGCSE)
    My dream and future plan is to become an animator/graphic designer/game designer/VFX Artist
    My AS Level subjects are:
    English
    Physics
    Math (P1 and M1)
    ICT
    Computing
    And I'm planning to continue with Physics,Math and Computing for my A2/A Levels
    Well I've opted for computing as a private candidate so I gotta drop it next year


    Anyway
    The thing is
    I'm financially dependent on my parents
    My dad earns like 6000 USD a month and he works on contract basis since he's in the navy
    As for my mom, she's a housewife
    And me, well, a junior year high-school student!

    My dream uni. is the Academy of Art uni. in San Franciso
    I wanna study there really bad
    But it's really expensive and my parents said they can't afford it since they're on home loan and told me to give up on my dream and study at a local institute here in India

    Now, academics is interfering with my passion
    I spend hours a day studying Math,Physics etc and can hardly dish out time for what I love doing
    I don't even know what people look for among applicants who are applying for animation-related courses

    To put it blatantly, they told me to apply for private scholarships
    But idk where to even begin
    Some people tell me to enjoy and focus on animating rather than academics since that's my aim in life on the long run and that grades are of no use in that field (I concur that though)
    But some tell my parents(for e.g. my teachers) that grades are important and forget about animating till the beginning of uni. They even shun my dreams

    Due to this I haven't made anything for like 6 months, got quite rusty at stuff and feel like a hole has been drilled into my heart
    Parents aren't very supportive either

    Now I can't decide what to do
    Focus on animation now and just pass in my exams or focus on my exams and lay aside my dream for awhile
    Next thing is, Idk whether grades depend on getting scholarships for these courses or whether it depends on what YOU make


    Could anyone kindly lend me some advice on how to go about it
    Idk wanna be a lifeless nerdy loser at the end of my A Levels
    I'm beginning to lose hope and motivation
    It's a depressingly pitiful situation tbh!

    Ah and btw
    What subjects should I take up next year?
    My school doesn't offer any art/animation/design related courses
    Any advice for my A levels, academics, etc?


    You can check out my work btw. I ain't bluffing about my passion
    Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/Kaioken20XGokuHD
    DeviantART: http://www.kaioken20xgoku.deviantart.com
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    watch the secret. it will help
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    (Original post by lilytheblue)
    watch the secret. it will help
    What do you mean by "Watch the Secret"?
    What secret lol?I hope this ain't a troll
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    (Original post by Kaioken20XGoku)
    What do you mean by "Watch the Secret"?
    What secret lol?I hope this ain't a troll
    It just a movie about the power of self belief and motivation.
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    (Original post by anonstudent1)
    It just a movie about the power of self belief and motivation.
    dont take it all as gospel but i picked out a few key points and its really helped me with life in general so i thought id share it with you and hopefully youll get the same benefit as i did
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    (Original post by lilytheblue)
    dont take it all as gospel but i picked out a few key points and its really helped me with life in general so i thought id share it with you and hopefully youll get the same benefit as i did
    fair enough
 
 
 
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