I sit my first exam tomorrow and am on this forum to distract myself from getting too stressed about it. So here's the thing: in a couple of months time I will be graduating with (hopefully) a 2:1 in biomedical science. I have isolated a number of options for the next move afterward, the most realistic of which are as follows: study a masters in neuroscience or advanced biomedical science with the hope of going on to do a PHD (I would have to take out career development loans to so this, so there would be some pressure to succeed) or try and get a voluntary position in a biomed lab with the intention to get an internship in a hospital near where I live. I would quite like to live/study in London, but I do have a history of mental health problems and I am worried that being away from my support network might lead to a relapse. However part of me thinks that perhaps that is just the cowardly part of me which is just going along with my inner circle's expectations of me. I really want to travel and could perhaps make that happen over the next couple of months. I have a small but steady income through online work, however I do have an interest free overdraft of 1800 which I need to pay off. Because time is not a factor, I have been thinking of other possible business-s kind of projects where I would work for myself, but I'm not really sure how to monetize them, but like I said, I do have enough income to keep me going for now. I'm not sure whether to continue down the science/medicine path or to look into a completely different area altogether. I am 24 but I have no idea what I want to do with my life, apart from travel and meet amazing people. But to do that I need money, but if I'm working all the time to get money I wont be able to travel like I want to. So I'm in a bit of a fix really. What do you think I should do?
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What next for a biomedical science graduate? watch
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- 11-05-2015 21:34