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You'll know what to do to achieve your goals once you actually have them. Way it looks to me, you don't know what to do with yourself, which means that currently, the time and insane amount of money you put into a college education is literally wasted. There are other paths to a good living.

Maybe you have too many choices? If that's the case, you need to narrow them down in a realistic manner that's consistent with who you are and what you are good at. First, find out what you are into. If you don't know, go out there, hang out with people you admire, find out what they do, and see if that's something you can see yourself doing for a long time. Whatever it is, what matters is that you make a decision. You can deal with the consequences later. That's what life is about.

Answered 2 years ago


Steve Zinaman

If you're in your third year of college and you don't know what you want to do, start by eliminating what you don't want to do. Get those areas where you have no interest, off the table. That will help you focus.

Then make a list of career opportunities that interest you. Something at this stage must interest you. The only required caveat that you need to mix into your decision is that you must be able to create value and income for yourself.

No one can tell you what career to go for. That's a conversation for freshmen where a gentle move this way of that way might help them get on the right path.

But as a junior, you should already have been introduced to a wide range in introductory classes. So you need to hyper focus, at this point, into an area of specialty that really excites you and and where your work will result in accomplishment.

Perhaps, leaving school for a year and finding a job with a large company might also be a choice to consider. Large companies typically have many areas of focus and career paths. They might also pay for your remaining school to get your degree.

Good luck.

Answered 3 years ago

Steve Zinaman