I went to my coordinator and talked to him. We’re not that fortunate too. I have the same question like two years ago.. and actually up until now. You’ve learned how to think like an engineer, and how to solve problems like an engineer. I'm now used to study a lot, so I won't have problem with this. Figure out what makes you happy. Somebody said “Stop living others’ dreams, start living yours.” And that’s exactly what I’ll do. As of now, I can’t assure you that the result is good. Perhaps they really want to become chemical engineers. but rather just say this for future reference: Look out for number one, you, yourself. The feeling you want to give them back with love and all the things they deserve because of their unconditonal love and sacrifices. If after graduation and you feel that its not really what you wanted, believe that everything will fall into place and you will get the right job that you enjoy. Don’t feel confined to those specifically for your course, though – you can learn new and interesting information that might boost your grade and give your exam an edge simply by searching for a topic you’re interested in. I'm not sure if you misread it but when I said 1 1/2 semesters, I meant I'm gonna finish half of spring semester right now and got 1 more semester left which is next fall semester. So just keep fighting! Then i have this roommate in my dorm who’s studying electronic and communication engineering. I had a classmate transfer into our second year from his final term in civil because he finally realized he was in the wrong field. Knowing that, i decided to stop in 1 semester. And I have realized that I hate engineering and yet I am still in engineering school. Then I still shifted in Civil Engineering. And then she added up “If you feel you’re not really meant for that and found what you really want and passionate about then take up the program you really want in college, go study again but in your own expenses hahaha” and I said of course and I told her but before that I want to give you back, to my big bro and to my second parents the things that you deserve I will buy a house for us because we don’t have actually called “home” we just live there. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, Arizona State - Mechanical Engineering 2017. I'll be graduating next fall as well. I mean I didn't really want to do engineering; I wanted to go few take classes and see where I fit in and decide on a major but my parents pressured me into getting into engineering same stuff like "you're meant to be engineering", "you're good at math, go for engineering", "engineering gives good pay, go for it"...etc. 1.8K likes. They agree. you want to study in by taking our quick survey. Everything I have done counts for nothing. Deep down I think I knew I didn’t want to do business, but I changed my major late (beginning junior year) and thought it was versatile enough that I told myself that in order to graduate on time, I had to do that. I am taking Civil Engineering but I wanted to study biology. I’ve change alot cos I decided to change for the better. I asked around colleagues who are accountancy students to know if it is the best fit for me considering my math skills. Irregardless you need to find your passion. Although I wasn’t forced by my parents, but my family expects a lot from me since I’m an achiever in high school. So she told me that after I graduate and find a job that will answer to my questions. I love them and I never want to fail them. Hey guys, currently a mechanical engineering student planning to graduate next fall (so I got 1 1/2 semesters for now I guess). I admit I am not best in setting ambitions so I usually just go with the flow. Your email address will not be published. I fell into depression some time around my first year, second semester. I will be finishing my third year on May but I just quitted last Tuesday. So I just kept going. My answer is no, and I’m just living with it. In His perfect timing. I certainly understand your situation. Surround yourself with great people who you will spend the rest of your college with, I’m sure it will help. Facebook! I saw them how hard they earned money, working long hours a day just to support my college studies. Hi! But for you, I know you cam do that keep fighting no matter what ???? I believe in that. I know it’s for my own good. Im proud to say that Im civil engineering student and my goals is to become registered engineer in November 2018. Or be a good son..finish it since you can academically always survive..then after fulfilling your parents dream…study accountancy…never too late..?gudluck..bless u, Hi… Same, I’m a civil engineer by profession and I’m an engineering instructor. Both wanted to have a son that is a chemical engineer. I’ve already invested a lot of money and time to be here. I kept it to myself. It's a Good Major If You Don't Know What You Want to Do . Im always excited for every morning, every opportunity that comes and I never forget of course to pray to God. Don't make yourself suffer. ! So I failed, 3 subjects. You'll spend 3-4 years learning a subject you don't really enjoy and then work in a related field for maybe the rest of your life. 4-5 years of education do not dictate what you can do with your life. Im sure they will be happy and proud of you. I’ve thought of shifting to other courses which really is my passion, but never even made a move to do it. Now, it’s already been 14 years since I’ve been in the academe, and it’s quite fulfilling… I am happy and satisfied with where i am right now…, So for you, just try to finish it, pass the board, then let us see where will that lead you… . I read alot of motivational quotes, i watch motivational video in YouTube and it helps me alot. 4.1. A course that I am not passionate about doing. I believe in you, in each of everyone of you that you will become an engineer and you will reach your dreams and goals. I would suggest that you finish what you have started. Now that I’m working, I’m still unhappy. I’m now member of astronomy and engineers club in school and currently public relation officer in ASsociation of Civil Engineering students in our school. I even envy you because you really know right from the start what you really want. Have a good day! Yep, I agree with a10. . I’ve become more hardworking in my studies. Due to this, I had depression with no internship and currently only gpa of 2.4 (I even had to go see mental counselor). I’m Richard, a third year engineering student from Manila, Philippines. Then, I go with the flow because back then I was still unsure what I really want to took up in college. Then I shifted psychology bec I got really interested studying the the behavior of human. Very interesting.. I’m proud of you as well for what you’ve come so far. Hi, you were just me and the difference is just that I was so lost in my 3rd and 4th year that I don’t even know what I wanted even until now. Man, we’re on the same boat. 26 shares. Remember my big brother always telling me about this major. But the question stays, “Is this what I really want to do for the rest of my life?”. That’s all there is I hope I answered your questions because I’ve been there also man. I can say that This is what I really want. I took up chemical engineering not because it was forced on me, I took it up because they said its going to give me many opportunities after college, its a good course, blah, blah, blah and it’s cool to be called engr. Just keep your head up, spirits high, and graduate. Prior to that, I only have watched shows on TV. Having a degree – particularly an engineering degree – is never a bad thing. You're not alone man, far from it in fact. Press J to jump to the feed. And yet I am here, a chemical engineering student. It was feeling world upside down when your loved ones has to go up to the heavens , and leave you here on earth. I took two years off, have worked two or more jobs that whole time (one of which is retail), started taking classes when I felt ready, & have discovered through that that I want to be an engineer. Are there Shortcuts in Studying Engineering? Study hard amd make your family, loved ones proud of you. Remember your parents sacrifices for you to be able to go to college always remind yourself. In case where you have found a great idea to start a new business and earn money, then maybe there is no need to study anymore. I really wanted to pursue creative writing, but I started to love ChE, and decided to pursue it. They have a huge advantage over non-degreed salesmen but much less stress than the engineering department. Then they kicked me out in Engineering. You don’t have to write code if you don’t want to. How's it going for you? I like Science and engineering, but I don’t want to study it. I was very interested in my subject the engineering drawing. Again, you will find a job eventually, and after the first job you probably will never be asked about your GPA again. If you really don’t want to continue with a course then there are other options besides dropping out. Thank you for the advice and I'm sorry for confusing you. This content can be saved to the "My Activity" tab in your user profile. Hi I’m an ex-Mapúan student who’s now in TIP Quiapo taking the same program. You’ve come this far. If you got confused well I’m sorry for that. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Back in high school I was good in numbers and communication. And, now, I’m already in my last semester and I’m going to graduate this October ???????? That answer begs, “Then why am I still here?”. But he didn’t allowed me. I think I waster 4 years of my life in the wrong field and I see myself a failure for it. What makes it worse on my side is that, I am the first grandchild on my father’s side. It carries no weight for anything else, despite being able to do far, far more. Like I hate math and science, but I failed so many times in my other subjects my classmates are graduated last semester and I’m still here in college. So right now I’m still going with the flow, but I wish I did make my own flow. 2. I'd finish the degree unless you have something you'd like to transfer into. It was a policy in my University that I enrolled for two years taking all general engineering subjects like algebra, plane and spherical trigonometry where my first subject failed , and minors like humanities and so on. 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I even waited for the time that I would just failed everything so that I could change courses but at that time I don’t know what should I be shifting to. I really hope you enjoy the new content! Currently intern at Megawide, one of the biggest construction firm in Philippines. taking up BSEE even though I knew in the first place that I don’t like math and physics (but I don’t hate them…it’s just that I don’t have a feeling of liking these subjects when I was in high school)…And I really wasn’t planning of taking up engineering it’s just that, this is the course suggested to me when I took up and passed the entrance exam in our institute. The key is to have something you have mad skills in, no matter what the field is. And always show your love and compassion to them. Graduate, try to get a retail job over the summer in between now and fall, and then once you're graduated start job surfing. It's okay to be selfish from time to time, especially when it comes to decisions concerning your well being. And to answer your question, YES. Just like Steve Jobs said always a great reminder to me he said “If you haven’t founded yet, keep looking and don’t settle, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. I guess most of you will tell me to just graduate since I got less than a year left, but how am I suppose to get a job at this rate. If you are interested in the material and field you'll be fine. Computers fascinated me when I was young. It was a difficult journey for me but damn, even I could not believe that I made it this far. Save. and just like in Gineersnow quoted “You’ve worked to hard to quit now”. emta ba2a myb2aaash fe mozakra wla emthanat :S !!!! All I've been doing these years is just keep having faith and telling myself "just hold it in, it'll get better, keep it up". An accounting-engineering qualification is an extremely good, highly sought after qualification. Study General Engineering – learn how to explore your passion for making and unmaking things. So to answer you question in my point of view is absolutely a big “YES” go for it and keep going and get finish what you started why? Looking forward to meet you in the Engineering world in the future man and to have grab some beer hahahaha. Im so happy and grateful for what I have and what Im now. I want to finish what I started as a future Petroleum Engineer. Edit: a good job you can get is as an industry salesman, especially if you do a summer of retail. My advice, yea it sucks, but really you've only got a semester left. I guess I just didn't want anyone to get stressed or worried because of my education. Remember the name AirDisc because one of these days, this technological breakthrough will revolutionize the way you see air conditioners. There’s more to come and I cant wait to have my diploma, standing in front of the people, and I say that, I’m an engineer!! How was your job hunting though? Then I was so curious what’s her doing. Numbers excite my mind more than anything else. I graduated with a BS in Physics Engineering and have been working for a big engineering company since graduation for the past 5 years. Don't feel discouraged! Time flew fast for me in engineering school. No matter how I say that I do not like science, I make sure that I pass, to the very least, the science subjects that I take. Me too. I shifted 3 times. She called my parents and talked to them. In this case you shouldn’t feel bad about quitting. 10 Unique Jobs You Didn't Know You Could Do with An Engineering Degree . In the meantime learn to set aside your dreams just a little bit nlang then go for your dream na after mo mag engineer. Back in high school, I learned how to pass subjects even when I despise the subjects. Listen to your heart, don’t give up and always look at the brighter side. I tell myself that I will do whatever it takes. Hey Brother what if you finish first that course and then take the course that you desire its so that you didnt disappoint your parents and you didnt disappoint your passion ?? The earlier, the better. You can also opt for a general engineering degree. And I have a problem communicating with my mom and my dad. Right now, iam looking forward for more challenges and lessons to come. I am currently taking two classes. I hope you find your passion, it's a great clear headed feeling when you do! I do not see my 2 years of engineering as a waste, because although I won't become an engineer, all the math and physics and some other useful classes (programming) actually helped me to get some temporary jobs, and algebra, math and statistics would be way more easy now. So as for you, I do think we can just end this engineering stuff quick since you’re already a 3rd year student, and after graduating, you can tell your parents that you would want to work temporarily just to save tuition to enroll yourself in Accounting. I have not discussed this matter with them as of writing as I am yet to be sure about making the shift. My family actually thought that I will not graduate cos I really don’t know what I really want. If, however, you are at the beginning of your studies and you realise that you want to study something else, you have every right to end it. But at least I took courage and I know it’s gonna be worth it. But it pays the bills. Electrical Engr here.. But then I continued, for the sake of the people helping me to go through the challenges of this course, especially my parents. Even a TV was rare in Thailand when I was a kid. Then after 2 yrs, I never failed. 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