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    I wouldn't have lost 3 years of my life studying humanities in high school. Since I always knew I wanted to take a career in hard sciences, it turned out as a massive waste of time (I was awful at it) and changing school later on left me with some important voids in my knowledge I'm still trying to fix in uni.
    But who knows, maybe if I had felt more confident about my skills in maths now I would be pursuing a degree in Physics or IT, instead of Chemistry. I love where I landed, though. And jokingly making fun of people who don't understand what rheology is just by knowing the greek root has become my thing lately.
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    Who knows. I don't regret my education choice, but at the same time don't relish in it either. If I wasn't phobia-ridden back then, I would probably would have taken a gap year or something to "come into my own" after high school. I never really had any passions or career goals (and still don't), but I feel that if my interests had a chance to emerge, I could've been more productive and focused.
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    I was thinking psychology instead of english but then.... it would mean I would probably be elsewhere right now and I would not have discovered that crazy forum.
    It would also mean I would not believe in destiny...

    I have been studying stuffs in psycho, but much later... My path is very unconventional and I have no regret about it. It is part of who I am and my unpredictable decisions.
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    I would like to know if you have some personal constraints that makes you unable to do a degree or add another degree to your credentials and change career direction
    The educational environment seems to be very supportive in Europe and USA.

    I heard that in the USA, you have a terminology called non traditional students, I have an impression that they do not restrict the age for having educations. In the country I live, they make the admission policy very restrictive, that only recent graduates of high school and less than three years after high school graduation, we are eligible to register to sit for a state university national examination.
    P.S :a traditional student is student who is typically a recent high school graduate, aged more or less 18.
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    Nope, I rather enjoyed my area of study. Though it has little practical use because people don’t want to hear it they get offended and scream about their individuality, like everyone else does, like anyone who’s studied people knew the6 would.
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    Rise with me, rise with me, rise with me (RISE UP!)”
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    I'm just studying my bsc now, in social psychology at the age of 42, so.... I am taking a subject I rather enjoy. I would have like to have done it earlier and taken a related psychology asters, perhaps forensic psychology. I am interested in several other areas... Astronomy, Physics, neuroscience etc etc
    "We knew he was someone who had a tragic flaw, that's where his greatness came from"
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