How to choose University

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You only have to think about what you would like to do in the future…that’s what they said!

The last year of high school is something everybody waits for. Even I have.
It is the year in which you are supposed to do everything perfectly: every test,every exam,every homework,every grade…

But it is also the year in which you have to face a very important choice: what university should I go to?
The biggest problem that everybody has to deal with is indecision:What is the right faculty for me? What do I want to do after university?

First of all, calm down, take a deep breath and don’t freak out!
Choosing the right university for you does not have to be stressing, otherwise it will become a nightmare.

I know that sometimes you find yourself surrounded by people who have already set up their minds and even know what are they going to do in 2026, but trust me:those people are only the 5% of the ordinary students.
The remaining 95% is probably in the exact same situation of uncertainty as you.

How can you not know? What was your dream job when you were little?

I have always hated those people who ask these kind of questions.
Of course I know my dream job, but unfortunately I might not be able to be a pilot or an astronaut if  I’m not very good in mathematics and physics!
And as a consequence, all these suggestions eventually increase the indecision.

There are a few things you can do to avoid the choice-panic:

  • Try to think about the things you like: I know that it might be a cliché, but try to think about your favorite TV series, books, magazines…  Everything you are interested in might be a source of inspiration;
  • Ask somebody else what you should do: of course you don’t have to do what they tell you, but sometimes asking a friend or your parents what they think suits you, might be very useful to consider new possibilities;
  • Talk to your teachers and to your friends: they might be interested in a faculty which you didn’t know, but that sounds really interesting to you;
  • Visit different universities by going to Open Days and try to talk with their students: who better than them might tell you what they study there and whether you might be interested in their program;

 

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