Would you say that trying to figure out what career you want to pursue when your young is helpful later in life
I am a middle school student who wants to know if thinking about your career when your young is good or if you should wait to worry about careers and jobs until later in life. #career #future #career-path #life
Overall, I think it is fine to think about your career path at any point in your life, but don't let it overshadow things. Life is filled with a lot of opportunities and possibilities, so sometimes narrowing too soon can lead to missing other opportunities.
Of course, I say all of this, and now I'm not even a professional musician! So, even with all that planning and focus I did, I ended up in a completely different career path than the one I thought I would have when I was younger!
well done for thinking ahead for your future!
I believe the earlier you discover where your interest lies,
the better it is for you to plan ahead for your future.
Your interest may change as you grow up but it is good to explore if you can build a career from your interest.
Starting early, as early as from middle school,
allow you to have ample time for trial and error,
rather than simply waiting till you file your major applications in university.
Start by exploring your interest, share with your family, teacher and friends,
ask them for guidance or referral to people who may be working in your interested field,
you can build connections with them to understand what it takes to be in similar positions in the future,
and better evaluate if this is the career you want to lead in the future.
But having such should also not limit you to explore other things. Having a goal in mind is okay but you need to be open as well to learn new things, it sets you in a good place for self-discovery, what you want now might be totally different from the paths you take when you reached your adult life. One thing is for sure just enjoy every moment of your decision-making, there will always be uncertainty but you'll always end up in a good place that is for sure!
The key is to always stick to your strengths.
So I'd recommend you to try a few things first and see what you're interested in, see if you enjoy helping people or managing projects, or coming up with ideas, creating things, and decide from there.
Always remember, do what you love doing, it'll make your career and life so much easier.
Ben Sullenger ⭐️
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