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Should I go to college or work?

I graduated this last June and I took a year off to work so me and my bff could go to college together after she graduates next June. Well it turns out I can get a good job at Covidien as a tableter starting out with 12.50 an hour working 4 on 4 off days. There is a raise every couple months and I can work plenty of overtime and get lots of vacation time. But I planned on going to college so I could one day be a tv producer. See all the other kids in my class are going to college. Some are going to be teachers, doctors, one girl is even going to be a stylist. I want to do something cool like that too. But what I really want is to make money. Do I really need to go to college to make good money or am I better off going with this job. Im only 18 so that's pretty good money for a kid my age and it will only get better with time. But this doesn't seem as exciting and glamorous as being a stylist. Should I still go to college or should I just go aheadw/ the job.I want a job I can brag about

Asked By: indesperateneed - 9/24/2007
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Since you are taking a year off, find a job that you like and that they will accept you. During this time, work to save money while trying to figure out what you want to do in life then go back to college next year.
Answered By: o.0 - 9/24/2007
Additional Answers (8)
If you didn't join college you'll miss it for the rest of your life..enjoy it when you're young it wouldn't be the same if you joined it later on you won't fit.
Answered By: dushdoosh - 9/24/2007
 
Decide what you really like to do and GO TO COLLEGE and get a degree that says you can do the one thing that you like doing.
Answered By: llibretrac - 9/24/2007
 
In almost any job that is something, you need college. Get your education, because 12.50 is not that much money in the real world. Go to school so you can get that really great job you can brag about. Remember because you go to school, doesn't mean you will get the job you want if you don't study and get on top of... More
Answered By: LIPPIE - 9/24/2007
 
you are a young person who loves the Lord? do what would please Him. please do not look at anyonelse and their dreams and desires. You live for the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. You don't just want to make money. you want to supply a need for others. that is what happend to bill gates, sam... More
Answered By: FELICIA G - 9/24/2007
 
Even though this sounds like a good opportunity now, you need to refocus on your long-term goals. If you skip college, it may not make much difference now, but in 10 years when you're still working at lower level jobs and your friends are buying brand new cars and houses, you'll look back and regret your decision. Go... More
Answered By: Vicster - 9/24/2007
 
While $12.50 is a pretty good starting salary for a young person like yourself, ask yourself: can I support myself on this for the rest of my life? While the employer is offering the potential for raises, there WILL be a cap placed.(NObody is gonna pay you $20 an hour when they can hire a new person at $12.50... More
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Answered By: SnitchMO - 9/24/2007
 
It was years before I decided to go to college and I can tell you I totally regret not doing it sooner. The work experience I gained during that time was good, but not good enough by the time I graduated. Additionally, the younger you are the more options and opportunities you have to flip flop around like a fish in... More
Answered By: redvelvetflames4ever - 9/24/2007
 
Hey babe, I've got a job for you that you can brag about. (Good thing you are over 18, phew!)
Answered By: Bottom Contributor - 9/25/2007
 
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