How can i stay on track with my studies more i find them boring and unnecessarily drawn out i want to be an optometrists yet i might not be able to get a 3.5 in these science courses, finance as a major has also interested me as i can become a financial manager or analyst and then go for my MBA. Which one should i plan on doing
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It sounds like you're a Science major, rather than a Business major currently, so I'll speak to that a little. I was a Pre-med and Finance major, both, for the first 2 years of my University life. I was taking tons of science courses, as well as Business courses, at the same time and doing summer school, to keep up with both majors. Until, after my second year, I had gone all the way to Organic Chem II and finished it. I only had Physics II left and another higher level science course for my MCATs. But, I finally figured out which route I wanted to go and I chose Finance.
What helped me what working in the healthcare field by volunteering and doing some science research at a lab and getting a feel of what I was getting into. I also did Business internships to get a feel of Finance and Business in general. Finance and Business is what piqued my interest after 2 years of doing both.
It's OK to be confused, but after a certain point, you have to decide and go with it. I would highly recommend taking a Business class, because you have to take one as a non-major course or elective anyway. It doesn't have to be Finance either, it could be general Business Administration course to get your feet wet. If you're a people person and like meeting people and learning about how the world of business works, then Business Administration might be a better fit for you.
Good luck, make a move and try! :)
Staying motivated is one of the hardest emotions to deal with during your educational journey. During my educational journey I almost dropped out of school, because I thought I had a job that could catapult me to a position where I did not need a college education. But I was wrong. I needed every ounce of my college education and graduate education for me to continue my journey.
One things that I did is look for a topic in every class that I found interesting. And I would run with it. It is important for learners to draw connections between what they are learning and actual life. This creates a positive outlook and can develop in to a motivational tool.
Everyone is has a different plan, and yours is your plan. There is no wrong way to go. Both educational plans are right. But one question I would ask is do I plan on being a financial manager as a career? And if there is any part of financial management that would require a MBA. Look for a program that targets students working and going to school. My masters program was online and targeted a student audience that was working as well. The flexibility that my program offered was great and gave me the best chance for success and kept me motivated as well.