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Major confusion (need advice)
Hi(this is going to be a long story lol), I am a computer engineering major in my first year of college. I really like programming because it gives me the opportunity to create anything basically lol, however, recently I am starting to reconsider. My dream is to have my own business, be an entrepreneur. I know you don't need a college degree to do that but it's always a good backup to have. I am starting to consider what I want to do after undergrad, originally I wanted to go into an MBA program. This is where my issues start. To get into a top MBA school (HBS, etc...) you need 2 years of work experience. So you can say that's basically 4 years of "schooling" to get an MBA (2 years working + 2 years business school). With that in mind, I am now thinking about medical school (my original plan in high school), I am thinking about med school now because most importantly I am genuinely interested in medicine and because I notice some medical schools offer an MD/MBA program where you can get an MD and MBA within 4-5 years then residency. Now I know medical school is really hard to get into which is my concern. I still want to study computer science but also be able to apply to top medical schools as well as graduate programs (if medical school doesn't work out), however deep down inside I am an entrepreneur, my only fear in life is being stuck working for someone and not doing things for myself(I know its a pretty ridiculous fear but I can't imagine myself working a 9-5). My issue is that I am interested in a lot of areas those being programming, medicine, engineering, and business. I don't suppose there is a major that combines all of these areas so that's why I'm very confused as to what to do. And on top of that my current college doesn't allow me to double major which is driving me crazy lol, I'm applying as a transfer to NYU, so hopefully, that works out because it will give me better opportunities. Any advice is welcome. Thank You.3 replies
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