Should you go to college to get job security or the degree to do something you love?

I've been talking with my dad about my college schedule and what to do with my life. He really wants me to go into business. I am only interested in it for job security. I have a feeling I won't love it. I grew up thinking, "Do what you love.", but that doesn't seem realistic anymore. I flat out told my dad: "I am only interested in it for job security" and he replied, "That's why you go to college." I feel like I'll get depressed if I work in business my entire life.... Is "do what you love" a lie? If so, I've been lied to about so many things...If only I knew what would make me happy, maybe I could find a way to make it work.

Asked By: NatureGirl - 11/25/2012
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One big bonus of a business degree is that you can work in virtually any type of company. You like helping people? Work for the red cross or a similar organization. You like the environment and all that? Work for a bicycle company, solar company, outdoor clothing company, or something like that. You like cars... More
Answered By: DS - 11/25/2012
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I think your parents lack understanding. There are far more jobs out there than just business. What do you plan to major in?
Answered By: Noah - 11/25/2012
Hello and welcome to the real world, most people hate their jobs and most likely so will you... Yes people go to college for job security.
Answered By: Rabbit - 11/25/2012
What is it you like to do necessarily... More
Answered By: Ilovetarantino. - 11/26/2012
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