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52 “What course should I do?” questions answered

You asked, we answered. 52 current year 12’s questions answered.

Worst decision I made ATAR day? Not reconsidering my course / thinking about it more. I saw the mark (rank** shut up, shut up) and thought, “sweet, I am into my course. Happy days”. Looking back I think, “If only I’d known.” So in the spirit of retrospect and star signs, here’s some advice to listen to. 

Q: You didn’t get into medicine, should do you do medical science?

A: Four students weigh in on a med science degree (3 are trying to get into medicine)

A:  A story of transferring into Medicine at UNSW from someone who didn’t get the marks straight out. 

A: How long is the road to becoming a doctor 

Q: Should you do medical science anyway?

A: Four students weigh in (2 regret it, 1 loves it)

Q: What are the for and against arguments for psychology?

A: Student story: Psychology at Macquarie University was not the 3 year degree I thought it would be 

A: What do you actually study in psychology?

A: A psychology student, nursing student and social work student talk about the pros and cons of their degree 

A: Here’s what you actually learn in psychology

 

Q: What is the difference between criminal and forensic psychology?

A: The differences explained

Q: Do you need to study fashion, if so where?

A: 3 designers and a fashion PR executive share their advice

 
Q: Should I study fashion at UTS?
 
 
Q: Do you need to study fashion business?
 
 
Q: My parents are not supportive of my choice to pursue fashion, what do I tell them?
 
Q: How do I get into magazines?
 
Q: A vast majority of the advice online about law is negative and warn students not to pursue it. But, nearly everyone I know that is intelligent is pursuing a law degree. If it’s such a risky profession, why are so many gravitating towards it still?
 
A: Is law worth it anymore? (3 lawyers share their opinion)
 
Q: What kind of law specialities are there?
 
 
 
 
Q: Should I make my law degree a double?
 
Q: I want a career in media – maybe journalism, which is the best university?
A: CSU is regarded as the ‘breeding ground’ for media up and comers. So read, Why does it seem like everyone from media went to CSU?, What is a career in advertising really like?, What is it like going to CSU?
 
Q: What careers are there in media?
 
 
Q: What’s a Bachelor of Journalism at UTS like?
 
Q: Is an Arts degree a load of BS?
 
 
Q: Should I do an Arts degree?
 
 
 
Q: How do I get into politics?
 
 
Q: Where should I study nutrition, and what jobs are available?
 
 
A: Student story: My opinion on whether you need to actually study nutrition
 
Q: I want to be a PT. What options are there  / what is it like?
 
 
Q: What is it like studying Vet at CSU?
 
 
Q: What is a career as a vet nurse really like?
 
 
Q: Where should I study Agriculture and business?
 
 
Q: I want to study Environmental biology. Where’s best?
 
 
Q: What’s Biotechnology, really?
 
 
Q: How do I become a marine biologist?
 
 
 
 
Q: I like science. What are the options?
 
 
 
Q: Whats a degree in counter terrorism about?
 
 
Q: Is a degree in counter terrorism worth it?
 
 
Q: How do I get a job as a spy?
 
 
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52 “What course should I do?” questions answered
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