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Old 05-18-2008, 08:06 PM
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Default Still undecided - help!

I'm going back to college soon but I need to choose an area of study. Something that'll open the door to a career, not a job. Something that's fulfilling, rewarding on a professional and emotional level and something where the pay doesn't suck.

Here are my choices I've whittled down:

At my most local community college
The next local community college
A local university
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Old 05-18-2008, 08:12 PM
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Heck - I've done all of those things for a living. (Still do, actually.)

I work freelance - found that's MY 'best destiny'; then again, I don't have a family or other considerations.

If you'd like, I'd be MORE than happy to help you 'game it out'. As I said, I have plenty experience in all those fields; I could walk you through a few simple exercises, all using freeware software, that would give you a 'feel' for each discipline - it would help you discover what you have a passion and a 'flair' for, what you could see yourself not only doing, but still enjoying years down the road...

Let me know.
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My guess is computer technology is the area with the most potential for growth. If you have a connection in the industry who can assist you into a job, then graphic arts and/or photography could be very rewarding.
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My guess is computer technology is the area with the most potential for growth....
Yes... and no.

It's a classic 'saturation' situation. There is, in fact, an over-abundance of 'drones'; people who have the technical skill to do the work, but no innovation. The can only do what they are taught; nothing more.

There is a great need for those who take the skills as a foundation; then take 'the next step', whatever that may be, with them. (...and then, in turn, train the 'drones' how to do it.)

Not trying to dissuade you; 'I'm just sayin', is all...'
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Heck - I've done all of those things for a living. (Still do, actually.)

I work freelance - found that's MY 'best destiny'; then again, I don't have a family or other considerations.

If you'd like, I'd be MORE than happy to help you 'game it out'. As I said, I have plenty experience in all those fields; I could walk you through a few simple exercises, all using freeware software, that would give you a 'feel' for each discipline - it would help you discover what you have a passion and a 'flair' for, what you could see yourself not only doing, but still enjoying years down the road...

Let me know.
that sounds awesome! Thanks!
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I trust MPQ to be more than a drone.
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we will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service us. Resistance if futile.

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