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Should my daughter major in graphic design?

She loves art, is very meticulous, has a good sense of style/creativity - BUT she is determined not to sit in front of a computer all day long. Are there any more graphic design jobs that don't rely heavily on computers?

Asked By: Linda R - 11/6/2007
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No, graphic design pays poorly in comparison to most professions. It is very deadline intensive and therefor very stressful. And sitting in front of a computer for 60hrs a week begins to cause serious health issues after ten years or so... More
Answered By: ares - 11/6/2007
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She's going to have a tough time in the professional world if she doesn't like computers. Ultimately, however, she needs to make this decision for herself.
Answered By: leaptad - 11/6/2007
 
I want to major in Graphic Design and Photography. But I also live in front of the computer so.... I don't know.
Answered By: Beth-Knee - 11/6/2007
 
graphic designers spend A LOT of time on computers... the better question is, does SHE want to major in graphic design? if she likes art, have her explore the various fields of art before college, like taking random intro courses in a junior college while still in high school or just major in something that dabbles... More
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Answered By: HippieChick - 11/6/2007
 
She could go into Illustration... More
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Answered By: Triple Threat - 11/6/2007
 
No, there are not. And why isn't your daughter asking these questions or researching this on her own? Not enough for YOU to do? Rhetorical.
Answered By: EmeraldIsle - 11/6/2007
 
probably not the best job if she doesnt want to sit in front of a computer
Answered By: rich2481 - 11/6/2007
 
I disagree with Leaptad entirely... More
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Answered By: farplaces - 11/6/2007
 
YOU’RE GRAPHICS... More
Answered By: hemant - 2/5/2014
 
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