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How do I choose a good career in 9th grade?

I'm only in 9th grade but my dad thinks I should pick a career now for some reason. Why should I think about careers now? And how vdo I pick a career?

Asked By: Noe V - 12/23/2007
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Talk to your dad about different types of careers you can "job shadow" to learn more about them. Maybe he's got a buddy who's an engineer, a stock broker, a nurse... More
Answered By: Found-1 - 12/23/2007
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haha there is no reason for you to pick a career now! I think what is important in high school is to get the best grades you can in the hardest classes possible, that way once you get to be a senior you will be ready to apply to colleges and have a choice in what ones you want to attend. If you are forced to decide... More
Answered By: burgler09 - 12/23/2007
 
Just concentrate on school work now. Don't worry about choosing a career yet, that's what all the choices are for, to see what's best for you.
Answered By: megan - 12/23/2007
 
I'm sorry your dad thinks now is the right time to chose a career. Chances are you may change your mind several times before you settle on something... More
Answered By: plathum10 - 12/23/2007
 
You don't have to pick one now. It would be good to try and think of things you would like to do but you don't have to pick until after your first year of college (that is when you have to pick a major). Many freshmen and sophomores in college don't even know what they want to do so don't be to worried about it now... More
Answered By: Meg - 12/23/2007
 
Does your dad like his career? If so, take a look at what he does. Ditto for your; mom's career... More
Answered By: Roberta S - 12/23/2007
 
You dad wants you to think about a career now because in just two years you will be applying to colleges. It is very important you know what you are interested in before you start applying to college. What college you choose will be determined by you major among other things... More
Answered By: mocristy - 12/23/2007
 
You do NOT need to pick a career at this point. You should have an idea in which areas you have the greatest interest, such as science, English, history, etc. so that you can focus on taking more courses in those areas... More
Answered By: Anna P - 12/23/2007
 
you don't. for now, just think about what you enjoy doing, and what would be a career that would let you do that... More
Answered By: La Sorie - 12/23/2007
 
Don't worry about careers right now. You are just starting high school! Just concentrate on doing well in your classes, taking classes that would be required for you to get into college. Remember that while you have a list of high school graduation requirements, those requirements are not necessarily the same for... More
Answered By: purple_fairy24 - 12/23/2007
 
NO NO! don't pick so early on... More
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