Should you pursue something you love or a degree that will get you a job?

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Offline jeppee santos

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This is my dilemma 8 years ago and Im happy that I choose to do my passion(Art) over engineering.
Share your thoughts if you know someone in your family or if you experience it personally.

Cheers and Happy Friday everyone!




Offline Chris

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This is a tricky question. But the thing is, it depends kasi sa current financial situation mo.

If you have plenty of savings or if you come from a family that is middle class or you are well-off, okay lang to pursue your passion.

It's harder if you need to earn right after graduation. Normally if that's the case you'll end up taking a career which offers more $ even if you do not like.

Offline Syndicate

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Linearity kills creativity, that is!

Offline vladmickk

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As long as mahal mo ginagawa mo at hindi toxic ang environment mo.,  hindi sa lahat, pero ang labanan eh

Offline ToshiroMahMen

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I'm an accountancy graduate. Technically, I'm an accountant but not certified yet. Wala talaga akong planong mag take ng board exam. Right after graduation ko nung 2012, nag apply agad ako ng trabaho and got hired immediately.

I was already earning money that time when I realized na ayoko ng ginagawa ko. Ayaw ko ng Accounting. Nagpakahirap ako nung college para ma-maintain yung 2.0 na policy.

Nanggaya lang kasi ako ng course dati. Sabi kasi nila maraming pera pag accountant. Ngayon, naghahanap ako ng pera. Nasaan yung sinasabi nilang pera? Nasaaaaaaaaaaaaan? haha. Hindi na nga Malaki ang sweldo, hirap na hirap na hirap pa nung college sa sobrang hirap ng course tapos ang boring pa ng industry.

Kaya kung tatanungin ako ngayon, siguro dapat nag Mass Communication nalang ako. Yun kasi ang forte ko. Dun ako magaling pero sabi nila walang pera. Di naman pala totoo. Langhiya hahahhahahhaha.

Lesson: Walang course na walang pera. Basta gusto mo at ginalingan mo, magkakaron at magkakaron tayo ng trabaho na hndi natin maituturing na trabaho kasi nag eenjoy tayo.


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Offline bryanariate

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Mahirap pursue ang passion kapag wala ang pera dun, lalo na kung galing ka sa low class na family. But I am not saying, na itigil mo. Pwede naman ipursue kapag may pera ka na and if there's a chance, pwede mo freelance to.
Recently, freelance interests me.

-Graduate of BSIT

Offline Tmar27

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Working without passion only brings mediocrity into the industry..... i myself is a fine example...got stuck