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    I'm in AS now & I've noticed for a while I don't like school. I only continued education because that's the traditional route to getting a good job. I know i'm not the only that may not be fond of school,but I 'm only learning for the sake of getting qualifications & then I'll forget what I learnt at sixth form. The subjects I've chosen are okay but I only choose some as they're the subjects I dislike the least, not that I really like them. I don't want to sound like I'm depressed but I don't really have a passion & I could see myself just choosing a job that makes me financially stable . Can someone hep me with my current situation 1)Handling going to school for the sake of it and 2)Trying to find a passion which I still don't know /haven't found yet.
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    (Original post by b.w.s.o)
    I'm in AS now & I've noticed for a while I don't like school. I only continued education because that's the traditional route to getting a good job. I know i'm not the only that may not be fond of school,but I 'm only learning for the sake of getting qualifications & then I'll forget what I learnt at sixth form. The subjects I've chosen are okay but I only choose some as they're the subjects I dislike the least, not that I really like them. I don't want to sound like I'm depressed but I don't really have a passion & I could see myself just choosing a job that makes me financially stable . Can someone hep me with my current situation 1)Handling going to school for the sake of it and 2)Trying to find a passion which I still don't know /haven't found yet.
    Make a brainstorm/list of everything you find fun and enjoyable in life, not necessarily thinking about job prospects or the living wages of these passions. Remember you can have an amazing paying job in the future and hate what you do or have a job where you may earn less but at least you're happy and love what you do.

    From this list, see what careers could be made from these passions. It's okay to have not found any passion yet for anything in particular, as you don't really find a direct passion until you're older around 18-20. If you can't really find anything you find a passion for, maybe make it your goal this year to try a lot of new things to see if any may be your hidden passion/to see if you'll discover one!

    Once you've found a path you find you have a passion for e.g. you might love to write, focus on spending your college years on developing your writing, even if that means changing subjects, repeating AS or studying a vocational qualification instead. You might love maths and may have an underlying passion for coding. You may find you love working in the real world and you might prefer a career that doesn't require college or university. Possibly give working a try if education and college isn't your thing?

    Everyone finds their passion in the end though.
 
 
 
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