It is great you are already thinking about what you would like to do after high school! From my experience, the best thing that you can do right now is to make sure you keep all of your options open and don't close any doors. For example, if you are interested in medicine and the idea of being a Doctor then you should take all of the required science classes even if that means it won't be the easiest course load. I suggest you take as wide of a variety of courses and electives that you can across your areas of interest. Also, consider electives that will give you a glimpse into a useful skill or profession. For example, I loved all of my high school business and law classes but I still tell everyone that my favorite class I've ever taken was woodshop! Not everyone has to go to university so these learning experiences are essential.
You have a lot of time to make this decision and don't feel too pressured. I suggest reaching out to family and friends and begin talking to them about what they do for a living. You can use your summers to see if you can work for any of these family or friends or see if you can shadow them for a day. Best of luck!
Connor recommends the following next steps:
- Take a diverse course load
- Speak to family, friends, and teachers about your career paths of interest.