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    1. MSHOfficial

      MSHOfficial Well-Known Member EngineeringClicks Expert

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      Is it weird that I want to keep studying. I don’t want to get a job. I want to live like a student, at least for a couple of more years. I enjoy studying and learning new things by going to a class. I would hate to sit on a desk and do my job for 5 days a week. This would actually be a nightmare for me.

      I am good at doing projects in FEM therefore I work as a freelancer and I also study. This makes me do what I want to do while also giving me some income. But I don’t think this is the only way I can keep studying while I gain money. Are there any other options? Like how would becoming a professor be for me? How would becoming a researcher be for me?

      Or would it be better if I had a scholarship and I wouldn’t have to work anymore! Only studying would be enough. I don’t know I am looking for new options and trying to understand what I really want to do in my life.

      And I am doing it by trial and error method so I am looking forward to any suggestions.

      Thanks
       
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    3. john12

      john12 Well-Known Member EngineeringClicks Expert

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      I don't think it's weird at all, especially whilst you're young. The student lifestyle is really appealing - I had lots of friends who were students for many years. Just try not to become that 'eternal student' who hasn't graduated for about ten years. They think they're really cool but all the freshers just look at them and think, "Time to get a 'real' job dude!"

      I don't have any experience of working in academia (as a professor or researcher) but maybe try finding some of those people at your university and tell them that you're thinking of following in their footsteps. Ask them if they have any tips, and see what they think the pros and cons are.
       
    4. MSHOfficial

      MSHOfficial Well-Known Member EngineeringClicks Expert

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      I did that actually, I asked professors and academic research assistants. They say if you want to earn some money, then this is not the place. You’d not be earning much until you are done with your PhD. And after that it would just rise linearly with age.

      Secondly, they say its not like learning for yourself. You have to learn to teach. And that is way harder than it sounds. The way you think does not matter, you have to understand how your students think. And you cant have any stance while you are in the teaching business. You have to teach whoever wants to learn from you.

      I am not the eternal student, I already did graduate but I want to study further. I am young so I guess that is okay, as you said.
       
    5. john12

      john12 Well-Known Member EngineeringClicks Expert

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      Yeah, lots of jobs are like that though - you have to love what you do, especially if you're going to be doing it for fifty years or more! I think if you (anyone I mean!) go into a job just for the money then most people won't be that happy.
       
    6. malikgeetika

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      hello , first of all according to my advice you should start to developing skill after completing the bachelor degree . some of the skill developing courses are digital marketing , This courses are many scope in upcoming future you should try it.It is a boom industry it will never decline according to research.
       

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