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JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by holuwajobar(m): 1:58am On Dec 07
@AdmissionTipz


I want to be a doctor because my daddy or my brother is a doctor, therefore i must study medicine, I want to be a Lawyer because my sister or mum is a lawyer, therefore i must study Law.

The above statement has become an anthem in almost every aspirants lip, no wonder Medicine and Law are the most sought courses in every university in Nigeria, where you see over 10,000 aspirants competing for 100 quota ( survival for the fittest).

In this post, i want to discuss the things to be considered in choosing the right course in JAMB 2019. This post will open your eye to see if you are academically fit for the fierce competition for Medicine or Law.

Choosing a career/course for yourself is one of the most difficult task that will decide your future. If you get it wrong now, you will get it wrong forever. That's why i will always advise anyone to think before settling down for a career/course that will determine your success in the future.

POST OUTLINES

In this post, i will be stating out reasons on;
Things you should not consider when choosing a career/course.

Things to consider when choosing a career/course.



But before going into those outlines above, i want you to know something which might be of importance to you. I want you to know what eventually happens when you choose the wrong career/course and when you choose the right career/course.

When you choose the wrong course;

-You won't have a clear vision or plans for your future.
-You will be full of regrets ( had i known)
-You will look confused since you have no clear plans for your future.
-You won't love your career/course since it is not what you love to do.
-You will feel unsuccessful.

When you choose the right course;

-You will surely have clear plans for your future.
-Since you have clear plans for your future, you won't be confuse.
-You will feel successful even when you have not attain success.
-You will love your career since it is what you love to do (passion).
-Honestly, you will be filled with happiness all through your life.

Looking at those things i listed above, i am very certain you will love to choose the right course/career. Who doesn't want a fulfilled career? Of course, everyone want to be successful one way or the other, i assure you that reading this post will be the beginning of your success.

Now let us go into the post outline for this topic, i hope you are reading attentively because this is where you will know how to choose a career/course.

THINGS YOU SHOULD NOT CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A COURSE/CAREER



The Career/Course is Lucrative: Choosing a career/course because it is lucrative is a bad start for you. Please don't get me wrong, i didn't say it is wrong to choose a lucrative career/course but all I'm saying is that choosing a course "just" because it is very lucrative in which you don't have passion for, is wrong. For instance, a student best subject is physics and in addition to that, the student is allergic to seeing blood, it shows that medicine and surgery is not his/her career. Be wise!!!

The Career is Popular: Alot of students nowadays prefer to choose popular courses like medicine and surgery or law simply because it is a popular course. The truth is that there are alot of doctors regretting why they opted in for medicine and surgery, and this only happen when you choose a career/course for the wrong reasons other than having passion for the career/course. Courses like biochemistry, microbiology etc are very good courses to choose, why waste your time pursuing medicine and surgery that is always highly competitive. Choose a career/course because you have passion and knowledge about it and not because it is popular.

Family influence : I have seen families dictates for their children the kind of course they want them to study. Most times, they will want their children to study the course they studied in school or popular courses like medicine and surgery or law or banking and finance. This kind of situation can be so frustrating because i have once experience it , but how did i solve the problem? I had to sit my parents down and tell them that the course they want me to study is my weakness, that i will fail woefully in that course. Pour your mind out to them, make them see reasons why you can't study the course. Take a decision today that will make you happy tomorrow because your family won't be there for you forever.

THINGS YOU SHOULD CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A COURSE/CAREER



Know your strength and weakness: [/b]Most students have their strengths and weaknesses one way or the other. It is rare for a student to be good in all areas. For instance, you might be good in mathematics (strength) and be finding biology very difficult (weakness). All this are important factors when deciding your course/career.


[b]Your best subject
: This also play a vital role when choosing your course/career. For instance, if your best subjects are physics and mathematics, then you should focus on courses based on those two subjects like engineering course. Knowing your best subject will restrict you from choosing courses that are not relevant, for instance, a student that love mathematics and physics but detest biology and chemistry should know that he/she should remove courses like medicine and surgery from the option when choosing a course/career.

Your goals: I expect every average student to have a goal, i mean a life plan. You should find time to ask yourself what you really want to be in future, you can also seek advice from your parents or professional in different field , by doing this, you will garner more knowledge about the course/career you really want to study.


Your passion:
The whole list will be incomplete with this, passion. Choosing a course/career must be based on your passion. Ask yourself this questions; do i really want this course? Do i have any skills related to this course? Give an answer to these questions and you will be good to go. Everything is all about passion because you will easily get frustrated if you choose a course/career you don't have passion for. Check yourself!!!


Let me engage you in a quick exercise by asking you some questions and i will be glad you give your answers in the comment box below.


-What is your best subject?
-What course do you wish to study?
-Why did you prefer that course?
-Does the course correlate with your best subject?
-Apart from that course, what other course do you prefer?


http://admissiontipz.blogspot.com/2018/12/choosing-the-right-course.html?m=1

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Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by shadelek(m): 7:14am On Dec 07
Very educative, parents are also enjoyed to stop mounting pressure on their children to study a particular course. Allow your children to study any course of their choice, many dreams are dead because the dreamers opted for wrong courses.

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Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by ukachy69: 7:15am On Dec 07
Okay. Thank you
Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by inkon: 7:15am On Dec 07

Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by isiuzo(m): 7:15am On Dec 07
Nice piece
Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by kadreeG7(m): 7:16am On Dec 07
Noted
Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by shamaki1(m): 7:16am On Dec 07
Ok
Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by OzziOhinoyi(m): 7:17am On Dec 07
Nice tips.
Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by shamaki1(m): 7:19am On Dec 07
When is the closing date for the jamb reg??.. Nd Is it 3500 or still 5000??
Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by boyfwend(m): 7:20am On Dec 07
Why is jamb not still yet out?
Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by moscobabs(m): 7:21am On Dec 07
Best topic for our teenagers and parents
Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by Usefulusman(m): 7:22am On Dec 07
Ftc
Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by Nasseeer: 7:26am On Dec 07
Why making reference to MBBS is almost all your point.?

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Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by Stanweezy(m): 7:26am On Dec 07
I'm proud to venture into my child hold dream course Electrical/Electronics Engineering. All the engineers here greetings to you all

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Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by ChubbySteve(m): 7:26am On Dec 07
great
Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by Gosj01(m): 7:29am On Dec 07
Usefulusman:
Ftc
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Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by amaniro: 7:32am On Dec 07
Great read! Law and medicine are the most overrated course in Nigeria.

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Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by qanda: 7:33am On Dec 07
Ok
Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by calddon(m): 7:33am On Dec 07
Simple pick a course that you will derive joy from when practicing
Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by Thermodynamics(m): 7:39am On Dec 07
Advice for the teenagers, getting a job in Nigeria isn't easy, so don't let anyone deceive you with some bullshit talk like "" it doesn't matter what you study, as long as you are a graduate"". i am going to give it to you straight, study any of these courses to improve your chances of getting a job:

1). All engineering apart from Civil and Agric Engn.

2). Bus Admin and Economics

3). Medicine, nursing and pharmacy. Don't study law.

4). Computer science.

But finally, God above everything, if God says you will be successful in life, nothing can stop you, no matter the course you study. What I wrote up there is just my logical opinion. No offense to anyone.

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Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by Thermodynamics(m): 7:43am On Dec 07
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Funny nigga, you get 100% sure game na you never sell all your property and your family property take bet match, you get this kind sure game na you never be millionaire by now abi?
419, I wonder if people still fall for this.
Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by rhymesnoni(m): 7:46am On Dec 07
I was forced to by my Parents to study Economics, as against my prefaered Polical Science cause of my Phoebia for Mathematics....
Thank God they did, cause I not only Studied Economic, bt also Graduated with a good grade, and also secured a job after my service

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Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by sweetmelanin(f): 7:47am On Dec 07
Why does this post keep referring to medicine.
.. my advice:

1. AVOID LAW AT ALL COSTS!

2. AVOID ANY USELESS COURSE THAT DOESN'T LEAD TO A CLEAR CAREER.

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Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by uddeze(m): 8:01am On Dec 07
I'll urge young jamb aspirants to completely ditch jamb for tech. Our universities have failed. The incessant strikes is not going away anytime soon. If you spend four yrs for instance learning various programming languages, coding, anything tech, in 4/5 yrs you'll be something else! Tech is the future.

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Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by Jibsonified(m): 8:13am On Dec 07
uddeze:
I'll urge young jamb aspirants to completely ditch jamb for tech. Our universities have failed. The incessant strikes is not going away anytime soon. If you spend four yrs for instance learning various programming languages, coding, anything tech, in 4/5 yrs you'll be something else! Tech is the future.

Can you please explain specifically what you mean by "Tech"
Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by okokobioko1: 8:27am On Dec 07
Thermodynamics:


Funny nigga, you get 100% sure game na you never sell all your property and your family property take bet match, you get this kind sure game na you never be millionaire by now abi?
419, I wonder if people still fall for this.

Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by AlphaT1(m): 8:28am On Dec 07
Thermodynamics:
Advice for the teenagers, getting a job in Nigeria isn't easy, so don't let anyone deceive you with some bullshit talk like "" it doesn't matter what you study, as long as you are a graduate"". i am going to give it to you straight, study any of these courses to improve your chances of getting a job:

1). All engineering apart from Civil and Agric Engn.

2). Bus Admin and Economics

3). Medicine, nursing and pharmacy. Don't study law.

4). Computer science.

But finally, God above everything, if God says you will be successful in life, nothing can stop you, no matter the course you study. What I wrote up there is just my logical opinion. No offense to anyone.

If you are going in for pharmacy, equip yourself for NGO, private companies, or personal business (community practice, importation etc) to avoid frustration in hospitals n other public institutions.

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Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by adedehinbo(m): 8:59am On Dec 07
But when is the jamb form going to be out on sales
Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by Jman06(m): 9:19am On Dec 07
AlphaT1:

If you are going in for pharmacy, equip yourself for NGO, private companies, or personal business (community practice, importation etc) to avoid frustration in hospitals n other public institutions.
Frustration in hospital and other public institutions how How many pharmacists working in public institutions do you know Like those of them in NAFDAC, NIPRD, SON, etc I know many working there and they are very comfortable. So, give your reason for the above post so I can educate you further.

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Re: JAMB 2019-things To Consider When Choosing A Course by TEYA: 9:28am On Dec 07
Thermodynamics:
Advice for the teenagers, getting a job in Nigeria isn't easy, so don't let anyone deceive you with some bullshit talk like "" it doesn't matter what you study, as long as you are a graduate"". i am going to give it to you straight, study any of these courses to improve your chances of getting a job:

1). All engineering apart from Civil and Agric Engn.

2). Bus Admin and Economics

3). Medicine, nursing and pharmacy. Don't study law.

4). Computer science.

But finally, God above everything, if God says you will be successful in life, nothing can stop you, no matter the course you study. What I wrote up there is just my logical opinion. No offense to anyone.

And what is wrong with civil engineering? They have more opportunities than almost any other engineering field!

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