What job would be most fitting for me that would pay enough to live comfortably?
I am a senior in high school, currently dual enrolled into a college for a Graphic Design program, but I also want to be a photographer. If I do persue graphic design or photography what would be the best thing to do after I graduate? #graphic-design #photography #computer
That being said maybe that's not what will make you happiest. For that reason the best thing you can do for yourself is to shadow a few different professionals. Ask them if you can be a fly on the wall and buy them coffee and see if you can sit with them for a day. The more people you get to shadow the better the idea you will have about what you want to do.
With a degree in graphic design you should be able to secure some form of employment although I hear entry level work does not pay very well. If you get a degree in photography in addition to design that may give you a little edge over other job seekers. With either degree, or both, getting established and making a decent living will be a challenge. Whatever you choose, you will have to start at the bottom, prove yourself and work your way up the ladder. You might want to look at teaching to get started. That way you have a decent income as you establish yourself as a designer or photographer.
Best of luck to you.
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