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What career best suits my strengths and personality?

What career best suits my strengths and personality? Topic: Planning and designing a research study
June 20, 2019 / By Elfrieda
Question: I am 16 and i'm in year 11. These last 2 years of high school is really important that i find something that i want to do in future. I'm having trouble finding something that i enjoy and pays good money. I'm looking towards a paediatrician or a oncologist but the reason is mostly for the money since i've researched about it and they make heaps, plus it would be great 2 help sick children and people who have cancer. I am looking for a career that pays over 150k a year. I'm a very high achiever and always try my best. My strengths are art, anything creative, interior designing, organising, and designing anything on the computer. I'm not really generally smart, but if i actually study and try, i know i can achieve anything. But i can get really lazy and leave things til last minute. I'm really into fashion and makeup. I like watching tv shows and movies. Like i'm obsessed with them. The information above seems like i'm more on the creative side instead of the sciency side but i can't seem to find a career in something i like and enjoy that makes more than 150k unless ur really really good. I live in Queensland Australia and the grading system is different here. i need an OP 1 to be able to do anything medical. (OP1 - OP 25, OP 1 is the best.) My plan is if i don't get an OP 1, i'll do something else that i really like and something i enjoy and good at. but i don't know what 2 do. theres not really a specific thing i'm good at. i just know i'm good at art, designing, organising stuff. but all of the careers i've looked at only makes average amount of money or even less if the economy goes bad or something. at least being a doctor is always in demand and people r always getting sick. but i have a dilemma, should i choose something i'm good at or should i do something that i might not be that good at but try my hardest, but in the long run ill make more money and be financially stable? But what if i'm not good enough? ughh all these doubts and questioning myself is really frustrating. i don't wanna make a choice that will put me in the wrong direction and i don't wanna be poor and unhappy. i already feel like i chose the wrong subjects for year 11 and year 12. i chose maths b, maths c, english, physics, chemistry and biology. but i don't enjoy them, i don't understand much, unless i actually study. deep down i should've chosen media, graphics, art, accounting. but i didn't. i think i just thought that doing those subjects would not be as beneficial in the long run unless i knew that i was doing a specific job. and plus, the QCS exam (year 12 exam) will be based more on english and maths. so why not choose the subjects that i will help me more on the QCS test. but idk what i'm doing, im so lost. and its sooo stupid how we're graded in queensland. if say i get an op 1, if my year level does really bad on the exam, my OP will go down to a 2, 3 or 4. its a system thats really dumb that brings down people who actually do well in school and brings up the people who do nothing in class. so i'm thinking 60% i'm not getting an OP 1 but i'm trying to still do my best. so i don't know what else i'm going to do if i don't get an OP 1. can anyone list some possible careers that suit my strengths and personality? some jobs that makes an above average salary?
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China China | 9 days ago
Here's your options. 1. Do something that will make you a lot of money, but that you will not enjoy, and you might not be good at, and you will have to work hard to do (even though you admitted that you are a bit lazy.) If you take this option, you are going to be burned out by the time you are 30, which is about when you would start making big money in a medical career. You will hate going to work every day, and you will regret the four to five years that you wasted in college, as well as massive HECS debt. 2. Do something that you like, and that isn't as technical. Not as much money in this though. This is the one I would recommend. Yes, most of the salaries in these areas aren't as high, but it's a heck of a lot easier to make money if you enjoy what you do. You'll probably work for ten years in a position that you enjoy, but it is still hard enough to be challenging, until you have the opportunity to start your own business, using the experience and skills you've picked up along the way. You will enjoy your university experience, and like most of your classes, as well as being surrounded by like minded people. As you can see, option 2 is a damn sight better. Yes, you should still try to get the best OP you can, but if you get a 2 or 3, you'll still be top of the class in most courses you would take in University. Bottom line is: If you're not doing something you enjoy, you won't do well.
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