Did your parents play a big role in your choice of course to study?

@manong05 (5029)
Philippines
February 11, 2007 7:43am CST
or was it totally your own decision? I know of children who are not happy with their courses because it was their parents choice for them? I wonder what will happen after they graduated.
5 responses
@Deane_2005 (1644)
• Philippines
11 Feb 07
Oh, I had first hand experienced to that. My parents made a choice for me in what course to take. Right now I could not even parctised my porfessions because I have no interest on it. I don't like it so I don't do it. It's really weird having course which you didnt like. I had a hard time getting a job because I don't like my profession. I really regret it and I keep blaming them for what happened.
@manong05 (5029)
• Philippines
11 Feb 07
That's sad? I hope you can find something that you will really enjoy. Never too late. Cheers.
@jep_toyo (1607)
• Philippines
11 Feb 07
Nope. But my siblings did. I was planning to take up computer programming but my sis told me to take up computer science instead. Then my brother advised me to go for computer engineering and i did. ^_^
• United States
11 Feb 07
No but they are very supportive of what i do. I am going to school for a degree in Chemistry and then after that a degree in pharmacy(pharmd program) to become a pharmacist.
• India
11 Feb 07
my parents did played a very important role in letting me choose the subject of my choice so i am quite thankful to them
@Bizziebod (3526)
11 Feb 07
My parents didn't choose my choice of study but only guided me. My daughter did not know what she wanted to do when she left school, so we sat down and worked out what she enjoyed doing and what she was acually good at, from there we looked at different careers she could go for and now she is at college studying interior design. I'm afraid no one will do well in a course they are 'forced' to do rather than one they have chosen to do because they enjoy it!