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I'm torn between two career paths. How do I pick one? ?

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Kovida’s Answer

1) Network: Most people are always willing to talk about what they do on a day-to-day basis. Feel free to reach out to those on LinkedIn with topics/career paths that you are interested in. If you are currently in school right now, I recommend to reaching out to your advisor or people that graduated from your school who are currently in those fields to simply ask them what they do and what courses they felt like truly helped them get where they are.

2) Research: See where your strengths are or where your interests align and compare those to the daily tasks that can be found under the job descriptions in job applications. Moreover, if you are looking into college(s) right now, I recommend reaching out to the advisors there as well. Google is also a great starting point.

3) Experience: Look into internships, volunteer areas, or student organizations. You will get more experience and understand more about the roles that you will have to do after you graduate from school. Even if you do not end up going into one or the other, you will have built up a lot of soft skills that you will use no matter where you go in the future.

Remember that there is no right or wrong career path. I wish you the best of luck!
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Mohit’s Answer

Go ahead and jot down your Constraints, Advantages, and Disadvantages.

Your Constraints could be anything from family responsibilities to health issues or any other factors that restrict your options. These will assist you in narrowing down your choices.

Next, list the advantages and disadvantages of these options to determine which one is the best fit for you. Putting your thoughts on paper simplifies the process of evaluation and decision-making. It's a great way to clarify and assess your options.
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