I'm currently a junior in college. I'm 21, I feel like I sometimes freak out a little that I'm growing up or that I'm not fulfilling my life to the fullest.
I would love to hear any Relationship advice, school advice, career advice, or partying advice.
Any and every advice would be appreciated!
Most Helpful Guy
My advice is, enjoy all of what life has to offer, if you can, and to what extent you can, without getting too much into trouble.
Travel and delve into different cultures. It gives a better sense to what really is going on in the world we live in and how things really work outside of our own personal bubbles. Life is WAY bigger than any one of us and our problems sometimes seem like the biggest things ever, but then you look at the next person and their problems can easily be much worse. Also, you'll get a better understanding why some people live and act and believe the way they do because of geography or that influence in that country or whatever. That's one thing I've really found helpful with opening my mind up to how very insignificant my problems are really and the fact that they aren't really major problems, compared to say what's going on in 3rd world or 2nd world countries or places where you're wondering if your family or friends are going to be there or even my house.
School advice - some people believe that school isn't very important in the grand scheme of things. I do believe this is really true to an extent. However, at least in this continent, education, a good one, will get you a better path to a more stable lifestyle, such as a secure career where you can grow and move up and develop a good financial base and savings for when you get older and want to get that house you want or go on the trips you want or even if you plan on living longer than your 50s-60s, you'll need money then when you can't work. Also, your status, at least in other's eyes, is that much better when you are educated, regardless of your culture or nationality or background. But try to concentrate more on how to relate what you learn to how it works in the real world. Usually most of what we learn in school (material wise) is not used in general practice in real-world jobs and such. But to have a good understanding of the fundamentals makes it easier to understand how the newer procedures and equipment helps with what you do. I believe they make learning so difficult and stagnate and theoretical because it is to mold our brains into dealing this fashion. I don't use algebra with what I do as a career, but the things I have to think about to get a problem solved, is pretty abstract sometimes so thinking abstractly with numbers such as algebra probably as indirectly helped me. I just don't need the equations.
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Most Helpful Girl
My advice is this. You do not need to do what everybody else is doing just to fit in. Your main focus is getting your life in order such as your educational career and then your job career. You shouldn't be partying by drinking, having casual sex, etc. You'll attract the wrong kind of people screwing you up from doing life right and then fall into a pit they will not help you get out of. The most important right now is what you need to do for yourself. If you want to marry young, then find somebody who equally shares your views and values. If it's to get a job, then get you degree and go to get internships at the field of your choice. That way, your already in the door for your first job of your career life.0