I’ve decided not to university. Yes it seems a rash decision and its also a crappy way to start of a post but there I did it.
I got the “university is going to cost us alot of money so don’t screw up speech” from my parents. I understand. Money isn’t easy to make, especially these couple of months. I then decided for personal reasons and for something harsh my parents said that its best if i don’t continue my studies abroad.
I told mum and dad its fine I can get a job and do some technical course (graphic designing?) in the country and get qualified so I can get a better paying job somewhere else.
It’s probably not going to work out. I might not get a great job in the future where nowadays companies look at the abbreviations after your name before hiring. But others have made it without the letters so maybe I can.
My friends aren’t happy about it. My closest friend isn’t happy at all. But she still advised me on what to do. She’s going to England to do some bio, medical course and told me that I shouldn’t waste my talent staying here. She’s afraid that if i start working I’ll get used to that lifestyle and not study.
My brother on the other hand said that I’m not stupid, and no matter where I go and as long as I like what I’m doing I’ll do fine.
My dad’s best friend once told me. The first 25 years of your life is studying to get a good education and a good degree so that the next 25 years you can work and make your money. Then the last 25 years you can retire and chill out.
Its time for me to make the best of my 25 years. No matter the path.