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Junior struggling on what to pursue/major
So this year I 'm becoming a Junior , its not the work that scares me but what I want to study. I only have one year left in highschool and I have changed my endorsement once already . In freshmen year I thought I wanted to be an architecture but I was discouraged by my mom that it would not be something I would enjoy and also the class I was taking for it , just made me realize this probably isn't for me, really the class, I did not enjoy at all , I honestly didn't know what I wanted to switch to but my mom "again" told me I should look into the medical area , she's been wanting me to study in the medical field for the longest and she says its a path I would love , that its very rewarding and that's its a very well payed in the areas . I decided why not so I change my endorsement to public services so I can do the med side . I wasn't able to change it until sophomore year and I could only take a prep-class that specialized in medicine for the half of my freshmen year . I already felt like such a loser for losing a whole year of my endorsement . But now , honesty I don't know if I want to be in the medical field especially becoming a doctor as my mom said . My whole sophomore year I wondered if I made the right decision choosing this endorsement .I'm not saying I didn't enjoy the class or that I don't like the idea of helping people because I do . I would love to be able to contribute to ensure a persons health is good and being able to say I did that . But honestly all videos I've watched and people who have worked in the field have really open my eyes and have made me feel discouraged of the thought of working in a hospital or being a doctor . For example, the ton of debt you'll get , many school years involved and the many things you have to give up while in this field. The requirements/skills I've seen to be able to succeed in that field involve being very good with science/chemistry which I am terrible at, having a good memory with things which I am very forgetful if I don't engrave it well in my head and the long study nights that come with studying in Med. Don't get me wrong obviously , if I want to help save life's I have to be well educated and of course that's going to take many years of school but what scares me is that I wont be able to do and will probably give up because its to hard and it will take me y my whole life to succeed in my future . Honestly ,I don't know if I should pursue a different pathway or stay with this one . I'm honestly scared I might become someone with no future and disappoint my family especially my mom ,I would be the first in my family to go to college but how things are looking like I don't know if I'll even go to college .4 replies