February 2017

Choosing The Right Path

Thinking about what to do after school can be a nerve wracking thought for both teenagers and their parents. From the parents point of view it is hard to accept that their little kid has grown up and is an adult now, but by approaching this point in the right angle it is possible for you to ensure this important transition takes off smoothly without any hiccups. For teens, this step means it is high time they take note of the path of their lives and take responsibility for their actions. There are many choices when it comes to this stage.

You can continue to further your knowledge or you can take a break for a year or so while you do some voluntary services or travel the world. You can also start up your own business or find a job that attracts you. Also keep in mind that any point you can switch careers and pathways. It is not a hard and fast rule that you must stick to a single profession or education stream. There are vocational education and training centers that focus on improving your skill sets and are totally based on competency. This is ideal for those who like to do hands on work that is practical. If you do want to enhance your knowledge than you can directly enroll at a university after you are done with school. There are a multitude of courses to follow. There are the popular engineering programs to follow or if that does not fit your ideas you can join a school of design and follow up with an interior design program HK that appeals to you. Before applying it is necessary to check the minimum requirements required by the university to consider accepting you. It is also important to check the tuition fees and the cost of living around the area especially if it is far away.

Starting a job is also a common option among most school leavers. Having a job means you have your own income without being a burden on your parents and gives you a chance to explore and learn new things regarding fashion design. Almost 79% of available jobs are never advertised so it is best you talk to friend, family and other known people to find out about available jobs. Joining volunteer services are also an excellent way to learn about the society, earn a small income and make new friends. Including details of your volunteer work life on your resume will also help you in the future. Starting a business is also a good idea, but it is a step that requires a lot of research and knowledge before diving in to it.