Cycle 2: September 1 & 8
Applying to University is the first step to beginning your career. As choices made right out of YCIS High School often determine your career pathways. While it is possible to transfer university majors (particularly in the USA/ Canada) it is much more difficult to do so in other countries such as Hong Kong or the UK – where you apply to specific faculties.
To help you determine which study focus or major is right for you it is very good to know your talents and aptitude. To help: here are a few resources:
1. Video: If $ Were No Object
2. Online: Naviance Do What You Are
3. Online: Jung Typology Test
One way to help in selecting a major for university is to see the end from the beginning. 3 Scenarios: Power of Combining Interests (eg. Law / Science) / (Psychology / Education) / (Math/Medicine)
2. Psychology is highly attractive university degree. It is a strong foundation for other careers: Political Science, Law, Education, Health Service Fields. So, you may not want to practice Psychology such as being a therapist but use it to spring board to other careers later on.
What will make you stand out? Accounting / Finance are tools that many others have. It is possible to do something that makes you unique. Consider your options carefully in deciding what you want to do / where you want to work.
Internships can give you real world experience in High School in a profession so you can see how well it fits.