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What are your future plans?

Have you come up with any ideas about what you are gonna do when you study IB?

I've been thinking about it for long. What if you can't find sth that you are particularly interested in?

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Most people should have a good idea of what they are headed into when they should their six subjects. With the six subjects, the IB still leaves a lot of room for the student to decide what they want to study in university/college, so I can understand you state of mind :P I'm looking at your course combination and I can't see a very defined future for you...ahah, or I'm just stupid. Probably the second one. What are you going into yourself?

If people are like me, and I think most people probably are, they will need to finish their education, and whether they are interested in their careers or not, they will still need to get one. Food just don't fall on dem tables you know.

I'm going into chemical engineering, but I'm much more interested in sleeping, eating and having fun. What about everyone else?

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Hear hear!

I second what capt'n marth said. In fact, i got into hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry and i'm going to study how to be a phenomenal wizard. With my powers, i hope to make a difference in this muggle world. I shall vanquish all evil and make sure no child shall have to do home work or the IB again! D:

But on a more serious note...I'm going to study psychology so that some day i maybe a child psychologist ^_^

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Im going to continue in music . But how about majoring in Philosphy and a language

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I want to study something in the field of international relations/history/politics, and go into diplomacy as a career. I also want to learn a few more languages.

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In all honesty I just plan to be successful. I do not know how it will happen, but I find if you go around acting like something's going to happen it usually happens.

In the meantime I'll hopefully study engineering or something equally as physicsy and mathsy. It helps if you identify which subjects you like/ are good at and look at degrees which have aspects of it.

To a degree, what you study in university doesn't matter. It's what you do after that really matters, unless of course you want to go into really specialist courses like medicine. In some professions you can be trained to do the job, even if you do not have the degree associated with the profession. Many computer science and chemical engineering graduates go into finance after the degree even though, finance and the two degrees would seem unrelated. It's more the skills you demonstrate from studying the degree which matters really. A computer science graduate is very likely to pay attention to detail so would be a good addition in the finance world. Degrees are just supposed to make your life easier in getting the job you want related to the degree, but don't worry about studying the 'wrong' degree. Unless it's necessary.

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The best way to know if you like something or not is to try it! Volunteer or get a job in an area you think you may be interested in and see how you like it.

As for myself, hopefully I'll be a researcher. If I hate that, then med school it is...

Or if that fails too, I'll open my own massage therapy clinic.

I also want to increase my proficiency in French cause I don't want to have spent all this time trying to learn it and then never use it in my job/in life. Increase proficiency in my mother tongue and in other languages would be great too, but I'll focus on French for now.

Get married (LOL if that ever happens) and have some hopefully-not-annoying-brat kids.

Live life.

Die a happy lady.

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My school didn't give us a lot of freedom in choosing our IB courses, but in the end it didn't really mess up my career goals because I got to study other areas and realize that they weren't for me, saving me lots of time to look into things that I was actually interested in. If you don't know what that is now, just keep an open mind and try everything until you find that one thing that says "you."

As for me, I'm going to be studying chemistry in uni for my undergraduate years, and I eventually want to get a master's degree in chemistry or biochemistry or something related to those fields, and eventually get a job working in a research lab, pharmaceutical company, or something like that. Or maybe be a forensic scientist, that would be really cool. I'm also considering minoring in Spanish so I can become fluent, because I'm on my way to becoming fluent and it's always been something I've wanted to do. And to get back into learning German and a couple of other languages too.

Then I shall marry my rich husband and move into a nice house on the beach, maybe have a kid or two, build an amazing fish tank and fill it with fish, get a pet gerbil, and then go on with life. :)

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My future planning thoughts don't run far... only think about how dreadful the exam will be, and how stressed I will be. My future plan is to succeed in the exams. :3

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Well, seeing as I've lived in a medical family my entire life, medicine only seems appropriate. For some reason, I have some intrigue in orthopedic surgery, which is hopefully where I'll end up.

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Well, my aim is to become the Prime Minister of India. One day, a few decades past (if we haven't fallen into anarchy in the meantime).

That's why I'm getting my law degree, then I plan on working at a law firm for a few years, getting some wins and experience, before migrating to the State Prosecution Service, clearing the IAS (Indian Administrative Service) exams, and making my way up the bureaucratic machinery, until I pounce when an opportunity presents itself and throw myself headfirst into politics.

It's a really far-off dream, but it's my dream. Now I just need to somehow get into Harvard/Cambridge/Oxford for my Master's and I'll have the right brand for Head of State.

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My plan for now is to study literature in university and perhaps become a teacher, OR, a journalist, OR a researcher of literature OR... whatever I feel like doing then! A good thing to remember is that nowadays people are likely to have multiple careers in their life. So what you think you want to be at this point in time might be out of the question 5 years later. Things change and, in my opinion, the best way to face the future is with an open mind and without strict goals of what you want to achieve, because chances are, it'll be something different tomorrow.

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Do my undergrad in the USA at one of my preferable collges do my Graduate year at the Elliot school of international Affairs, Harvard or Yale and hopefully work within the UN hoping to be a diplomat!! And maybe compete in the olympics in 2016 if i make it.

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I'd love to just lay, relax and the money would just magically appear on my bank account. I could watch tv shows, hang out with people maybe, travel, meet all the famous people I admire, go shopping sometimes, have a blast at concerts...you know, casual.

Yeah, but srsly, I have no idea. Grown-up life seems soooooo hard.

I found nice university, Int&European Law and then maybe sth with human rights, but I don't know. And the uni is in Netherlands, so it would be pricey so I don't think I will actually study there.

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I'm going to win in Lotto or marry a good-looking and rich man.

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First of I need to get 40+ points to be able to attend the college I want to attend and IF I am able to do that I wish to study economics/finance. After that I hope to get a job on Wall Street (preferably in an investment bank or a hedge fund).

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It is always the best to do an bachelor in college, because without it it is very hard to find a decent job.

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i want to study medicine!

i'm trying hard to make good ib marks right now for my predicted grades.

is there anyone else who are doing medicine or going to do it?

i want to study medicine!

i'm trying hard to make good ib marks right now for my predicted grades.

is there anyone else who are doing medicine or going to do it?

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Well, seeing as I've lived in a medical family my entire life, medicine only seems appropriate. For some reason, I have some intrigue in orthopedic surgery, which is hopefully where I'll end up.

Haha, I see the situation you are in! My parents are divorced and remarried and they are all doctors... In addition my brother wanna study medicine... Guess what the dinner convesations is about! :D On the other hand I wanna be a lawyer... No more medicine! Finally! (No offense to the one wanting to study medicine) x)

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I really wanna do psychology. So I'm in HL Psych and I also take grade 12 law class (I'm a certificate student.. derp) and in that class I learn about really awesome serial killers. My parents keep trying to get me to do a "hard science" but to hell with that :P

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At the beginning it was so simple - med school! Now... Uh. I have no idea. I'm sticking to the previous plan, but it's just because I don't know what I want to do. Hope this moment will pass, cause... gap year?:D No way!

Maybe..?

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The most disappointing thing is that,I know exactly where my strengths and weaknesses are, and what are my interests, however,since the choices for subjects that are offered by our school are too limited because of our IB student's small size, so sadly I have to choose something that is boring to me and I am not talented at.

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When I chose my subjects, I had no idea of what I was going to do. I did choose to do things I enjoyed doing and it definitely wasn't science so I stuck to doing things other than Physics, Chemistry and Biology, although I did do Biology because it's important to do a science subject. :dontgetit:

In the end, I decided to do something in Business and Management and that's where I'm heading, baby. :P

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