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Writer's Block: Study break
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What are you studying or did you study in school? Is it related to what you want to do for your career?

 

Currently, I'm ignoring my studies in favour of being sick and tired and sniffly. BUT, when I do manage to drag my arse out into the world, I'm studying towards a Bachelor of Arts, double majoring in English and Art History.

Ah, I hear you say. A Bachelor of Arts? How very useful. Are you going to be a teacher then?

First things first: I have no fucking clue what I want to be when I 'grow up'. I never have. I've entertained brief fancies of being an actress (don't have the looks) or a world famous football player (never mind that I'm about as athletic as a four day old piece of toast) but have I ever honestly had any serious thoughts about what I want to do with my life?

Not really.

I tend to think of things like 'changing the world' and 'making a difference' and 'being happy' - all unhelpfully ambiguous terms for what I want out of life. After finishing High School last year, I simply decided that studying was something I knew; something I was (vaguely) good at - might as well get a degree whilst I'm waiting for inspiration to strike. So here I am, nearly 3/4s of the way through my first year at University, studying subjects I love, and trying out some new ones, like Psychology (ew) and Philosophy (I haven't seen arguing like this since... well, ever. Not the useless swearing I'm used to, but rather thought out arguments that go around and around in circles just the same. At least that's familiar). 

Anyway. 

I've got assignments to procrastinate on, notes to tidy up and lectures to sleep through. I'm enjoying all of it - well, okay. Most of it. But I have no idea where it's leading. So, to answer the question truthfully (if a bit whimsically) I'm just going to leave it at this.

I'm studying things I love, with a dabbling of things I just enjoy and some I don't like at all. Maybe I'll follow that media course and become a columnist? Or perhaps I'll work in an art gallery in Italy somewhere. 

 

Bugger it. Maybe I'll just become a teacher.

 


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