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    I wanted to be a gynaecologist when I was younger..
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    (Original post by elen90)
    First, I wanted to be an ice cream lady. Which I still kind of do.
    I considered acting (which horrified my parents, one of which is a failed actor).
    Video game development seemed kind of cool but I didn't know how to plug the Wii in at that age.
    Went through a phase when I considered being a Chef but then realised I'd never cooked a dish before and that I actually preferred eating the food.
    Doesn't everyone have a period where they are determined to get into medicine?
    But becoming a doctor was so unattainable, I started to just consider studying biology.
    Then marine biology, to be more specific. Except I'm scared of the deep sea.
    As the biology thoughts were going on, I had a contingency plan to become a concert pianist.
    Alright, career change: law. But this lawyer came into school on a careers fest and put me off the prospect as he talked about awful clients.
    Back towards science, I again looked at biology then fixed on geology.
    Lesson learned, geology is the study of rocks. ROCKS. Okay, so why not something to do with politics?
    Politics can be terrifying so I decided that I was definitely, definitely going to look into the charity sector.

    For the past couple of years I've been sensible and am waiting to see what I becoming interested in at uni. I don't have a career plan, I have no idea what I'm going to do with my life, and that's fine.
    Sounds like you've had a career already.
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    (Original post by chickenfoot)
    being in the army
    i dunno why i wanted to /:
    The amount of times i've almost joined the navy :rofl:
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    I wanted to become a special agent in America!!! I don't know why maybe I thought it's a way to kill zombies as a resident evil series fan . Not horrifying but stupid! I mean why in America ? I can become one in my own country!!! ( joke xD )
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    Bus driver, palaeontologist, car designer, then when I was a tween footballer, then rock frontman

    (Original post by BrokenLife)
    When I was a child, I wanted to be an actor Then, I changed my mind to a scientist On to a pilot Then, to a teacher

    But then I turned 13 or so and wanted to be a lawyer. Now, I'm studying law and its perfect for me

    At last
    This kind of thing does boggle my mind a little, I'm pretty sure I didn't really even know what a lawyer was when I was 13
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    Wanted to be a game programmer, until I realised that you will probably end up hating play games you make. The prospect of literally sitting all day, even though that's what I am currently doing, for most of my work life is just horrifying too lol.
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    Wanted to be a tattoo artist but I don't want any tattoos my self. So I figured people won't trust me to do theirs properly lol. Then I wanted be a cosmetic surgeon but I cba for so many years of studying.
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    (Original post by scrotgrot)
    Bus driver, palaeontologist, car designer, then when I was a tween footballer, then rock frontman



    This kind of thing does boggle my mind a little, I'm pretty sure I didn't really even know what a lawyer was when I was 13
    Lool I certainly knew. I mean from tv and stuff. Of course, I didn't know about the details like solicitors and barristers but yeah
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    Accountant then banker, then I discovered my self respect.
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    (Original post by whorace)
    The amount of times i've almost joined the navy :rofl:
    omg
    the navy fascinates me, only because i just think of them living in submarines.... patrolling the waters wnd whatnot

    how far have you got?
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    Yes, investment banking
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    Mermaid :cool:

    The worst thing is that some people actually do it for a career now :facepalm:
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    Pink Limousine driver or a coach driver ... Just thought the idea of driving was really cool.
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    I used to think being a Princess was like a perfectly reasonable profession so that is probably the most 'out there'
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    I wanted to be a doctor. I had no idea how long it would take to become a doctor. Now I do & I honestly don't think I could do it. I've always hated school/studying. I'd probably have some kind of mental breakdown tbh. I'm barely scraping by in school as it is.
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    I Wanted to be a lawyer,a plastic surgeon,a general surgeon,a cardiac surgeon,a pilot,be in the army,a chemical engineer, an aeronautical engineer,a stock broker, work in a big business and have some kind of top position ( not in order). Now i have absolutely no idea. Would appreciate if someone helped me and give me advice about choosing a career.
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    See that bedraggled council worker that cleans up parks? Ye...I present to you the dream of a 6 year old me.
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    A singer thought I was amazing when I was younger...

    ...I don't sing anymore though 😂 I'm tired of the neighbours complaining 😭
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    Pornstar.

    :lol:
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    Doctor
 
 
 
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