I saw them how hard they earned money, working long hours a day just to support my college studies. The first computer I interacted with was my uncle’s monochrome PC clone. 03:30PM Apr 23, 2018. You’ve come this far. The thing is that I've been getting financial aid with the funding from parents support. Which type of engineering degree do I want to study? That answer begs, “Then why am I still here?”. Electrical Engr here.. 2. Facebook! I have the same question like two years ago.. and actually up until now. It pays the bills and allows me to enjoy life. I will pass my board exam but of course you have to make actions. Back in high school, I learned how to pass subjects even when I despise the subjects. So I just went with the flow, tried my best to passed every subjects even though I failed several times. ! And yet I am here, a chemical engineering student. Haha. When I was about to graduate in high school, I was looking forward to take the Accountancy course in college. Sure I'm "behind," but not really. A General Engineering degree is good for you if you already know you are interested in Engineering, but you do not know in what type of Engineering – electrical, mechanical, automotive and so on—you want to specialise in. I don't want to be a software engineer/developer anymore. 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 tell myself that I will do whatever it takes. Remembering when I was a fresh man General Engineering?, got confused back then why so General Engineering, I thought it be like Mechanical or Industrial Engineering and other major. Hey guys, sorry about the delay. Studying Engineering. But I decided to transfer school in Quezon City (New Era University) then when I took psychology in New Era, I thought that is what I really want. 1.5 years is nothing man it will feel like forever but will be over before you know it. Then I made many letters saying that I promise that i will pass all my subjects and I will never fail. 26 shares. Hi! It was feeling world upside down when your loved ones has to go up to the heavens , and leave you here on earth. I saw her doing Autocad. 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. I want to give them back what they deserve to have a better life financial freedom , go travel around the world with them and that is my ambition in life. It left me thinking that the reason she didn't speak to white people anymore about race was because she only wanted to speak to people who agreed her. We, as Engineering students, we must pursue our dreams and don’t give up on what you teally want. Then I decided to shift in Civil engineering. I also searched about the career I was going to pursue and I envisioned myself successful in that path. Study hard amd make your family, loved ones proud of you. My parents simply supported my decision to get an engineering degree, they didn't push it on me, so I'm not familiar with your situation. I want to finish what I started as a future Petroleum Engineer. Those companies need some metric to narrow down all of the students, and GPA is the easy one. You’ve learned how to think like an engineer, and how to solve problems like an engineer. Get out while you still can & its not really too late…lyk what u said…its what youll be doing for the rest of your life..you wouldnt want to be doing something you didnt like n the first place.. And, now, I’m already in my last semester and I’m going to graduate this October ???????? Plus, I am going to start all the way from the beginning if I do make the jump. 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. My advice, yea it sucks, but really you've only got a semester left. Then as years goes by we’re having financial crisis ,my dad died unexpectedly when I was third year high school and then my mom died a month after I graduated from high school. I keep getting absent because of the thought of failing again. In His perfect timing. You'll only be miserable for the rest of your life.. Based on you being a junior I'm going to assume that you are an adult, who is capable of making his own decisions about his own life. My family members didn't have good relation either (especially my father's side) so I guess I was unconsciously thinking like "if both me and my sisters mess things up, things won't go well in my family". What would you do if you were in Richard's position? And if it's not then I would recommend keeping on with it until you find what you want. They have a huge advantage over non-degreed salesmen but much less stress than the engineering department. I know I’m not in the right position to say and humbly suggest to you to keep going but as I mentioned I realized about my siblings and my second parents about all their sacrifices just to provide my studies just for the sake of my future even though until now I don’t know what I really want in life. I read alot of motivational quotes, i watch motivational video in YouTube and it helps me alot. But the question stays, “Is this what I really want to do for the rest of my life?”. Irregardless you need to find your passion. I was very interested in my subject the engineering drawing. 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. But I was trained to survive in my academics. I'm currently making in the range of $75-$80K right now which isn't too bad. And to answer your question, YES. Most of the replies said that it was all about how you marketed yourself, and only a few companies asked about the GPA. Perhaps they really want to become chemical engineers. I don't want to study anymore. God Bless to you and to your family. I was so happy that time. Looking forward to meet you in the Engineering world in the future man and to have grab some beer hahahaha. Well, it's not working out at all. And even if you don't want to have a career in engineering, having that degree will open so many doors for you. Regardless of what it says on your degree - General, ECE, MechE, Bio/MatSci, it’s ok if you take a different path. thank you for the encouragement, but even if I try to get a job, I feel like i barely have any chance with low gpa and no internship. Hi! 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 wanna disappear. There are several reasons why one fails in the engineering board exam, and mostly it is different in each case, Why Engineering Students Should Not Study in Bed, Universities That Offer Free Engineering Courses Online. So take those skills and go do something that makes you happy. 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… . How's it going for you? I really hope you enjoy the new content! This is what stops me from shifting since then but recently I just found out that I am already having a trauma. I keep sitting with my books but don’t study a word. It's okay to be selfish from time to time, especially when it comes to decisions concerning your well being. How long did it take you? I don't think I want to be an engineer anymore. just sharing my ideas.. God Bless Brother ? Anything good in your resume? It was a difficult journey for me but damn, even I could not believe that I made it this far. My aunt had a TV and the whole neighborhood would cram into the livi I feel you. Both wanted to have a son that is a chemical engineer. Currently I am now Fourth year student irregular which have many subjects to catch up. Engineering students have these gems in their bags. I loved doing work, I got mostly A's on all my tests and assignments. I have not discussed this matter with them as of writing as I am yet to be sure about making the shift. I am currently taking two classes. I really wanted to pursue creative writing, but I started to love ChE, and decided to pursue it. Remember your parents sacrifices for you to be able to go to college always remind yourself. Im proud to say that Im civil engineering student and my goals is to become registered engineer in November 2018. As I remember my sister’s advice “After you graduate and found a job your first job will be critical , why because that will determine for you if you really meant for engineering world or not, based on my experience”. I know a guy who double majored in English and philosophy, then went back for an engineering degree. The trouble is that a computer science degree these days seems to immediately equate web app whatever. So I failed, 3 subjects. Just keep your head up, spirits high, and graduate. Just be faithful and have patience, then He will make you realize what you really need to know and do. Head to our article on engineering degree discipline choices for more help on making this decision. I am lost. I love your story! I'm not going to answer your question "what should I do?" Just finish now? | http://www.facebook.com/tomeny13 Twitter! The company I work with has sales guys with engineering degrees go out to customer sites and huck our motors. Then while Im studying Engineering, something’s came up. Engineering is for me. When I started off in September, I loved it here. 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". I went to my coordinator and talked to him. I don't wanna do this anymore Lyrics Übersetzung. Goldfish With Swimming Ailment Gets Help from a Custom-Made ‘Wheelchair’, Confessions: I’m A Female Engineer and I Fight Misogyny Everyday, My Secret in Becoming the First Placer in the Electrical Engineering Board Exam. I asked around colleagues who are accountancy students to know if it is the best fit for me considering my math skills. I read alot of motivational quotes, i watch motivational video in YouTube and it helps me alot. I don't want to do it anymore. I don't wanna do this anymore Original Songtext. I admit I am not best in setting ambitions so I usually just go with the flow. I asked her, then she told me about the engineering and it’s major. Let me tell you my story. And that’s when I said “I want to quit.” So right now I’m still going with the flow, but I wish I did make my own flow. By the way, what do you mean he transfered to second year? i. Man, we’re on the same boat. I have used that skill until now. 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. After that for two years in G.E taking up Qualifying Exam where you gonna chose what major you’re taking up and if you’re qualified enough for that particular field. But it pays the bills. I love them and I never want to fail them. My first semester in engineering school shocked me. An accounting-engineering qualification is an extremely good, highly sought after qualification. only experience i have is cashier job and volunteering at hospital. Goodluck on future! Thank you for the advice and I'm sorry for confusing you. But right now, I don't feel like it anymore. Hey man I feel you the same way, I also experiencing what you’re going through although I’m not the smart guy back in high school until now , I just want also share my story, back then when I I was a first year high school my big brother always telling me go study hard so that you can take Engineering when you go to college. 1. Hi I’m an ex-Mapúan student who’s now in TIP Quiapo taking the same program. 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. If you are unsure about exactly what engineering discipline to pursue, attempt to get a job with a company that provides services in different engineering disciplines. I told my parents while they are still alive back then and they told me it’s really risky and dangerous and I said to them back then I’m ready to die fighting for my country, “WOW HOW NOBLE I AM BACK THEN” hahahaha just sharing. I hope you find your passion, it's a great clear headed feeling when you do! I was unhappy. I think I waster 4 years of my life in the wrong field and I see myself a failure for it. 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. Most recently this: I finished a computer science degree last year, worked about a year in the Java EE stack. I stuck with it and made it through. 10 Unique Jobs You Didn't Know You Could Do with An Engineering Degree . A course that I am not passionate about doing. So, whatever you’re doing now, make sure that you do all your best because later you will realize that you should have done it before. I hope you, too, will learn to love ChE. Is retail job gonna help though? 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. 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. You don’t have to become a PM and work on technical products. Engineers don't just study science and math. Hi,Ruch i hope you see my reply cause i have the same issue you have, even the same interest of cooking & i know my reply is too late but i thought maybe we could help each other ,and if you have been graduated Congrats, sorry for my english it’s not mother language. Almost all of my science subjects in high school – especially chemistry, oh god – just confused me. Have a good day! Studies about the attitude of millennials towards work do not give them justice, if not flat-out misleading. I was pressured into "just getting a degree" & ended up with a pretty useless degree. The TAG grant ended for me last semester so I'm even applying for private loan. Don't make yourself suffer. Very interesting.. I’m proud of you as well for what you’ve come so far. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Oh, life. It's not easy but to be truly happy with your work you gotta find what you love and you'll never work a day in your life (so to speak). Surround yourself with great people who you will spend the rest of your college with, I’m sure it will help. Don't feel discouraged! And still took chemical engineering. Advice needed. Never be ashamed to show and afraid to say I love you to them. If you really don’t want to continue with a course then there are other options besides dropping out. So she told me that after I graduate and find a job that will answer to my questions. Save. As of now, I can’t assure you that the result is good. My first course was Information Technology but I couldn’t see myself in that field. Your email address will not be published. My parents told me they cant support my studies so I started working when I was 19yrs old. Yet, I still enrolled last january and retake that subject… Then I came up with the conclusion that at some point, maybe I don’t even realize that somehow I grew love for this course… ’cause I struggle my way up and pass those subjects I thought I couldn’t for the last two years and a half of being an engineering student… and now, I’m retaking my major subject even though I know that there will still a great possibility of failing it this sem. Save. I got stuck on the same problem as you are. I guess I just didn't want anyone to get stressed or worried because of my education. Listen to your heart, don’t give up and always look at the brighter side. We’re not that fortunate too. You can do it. Now, Iam 5th yr student. The feeling you want to give them back with love and all the things they deserve because of their unconditonal love and sacrifices. This time, the counsellor said if it will make me happy then I should chase what my heart wants and that’s studying Biology. I remember that point, just a little too far along to make changing easy, yet just far enough from graduation to where it seem's impossible. After all, you’re studying one of the most challenging subjects imaginable. I keep on fighting until last Tuesday I couldn’t bear anymore. Remember the name AirDisc because one of these days, this technological breakthrough will revolutionize the way you see air conditioners. Put in hard work. I wanted to take med course for I wanted to be a doctor someday but yeah, this is how fate works. Life is not the simple linear path that people act like it should be. 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. So I just kept going. This is a place for engineering students of any discipline to discuss study methods, get homework help, get job search advice, and find a compassionate ear when you get a 40% on your midterm after studying all night. Me too. I fell into depression some time around my first year, second semester. I have management experience, more life experience, and I am more mentally healthy than i was at 18-19. Interested in studying abroad? I just realized I would want to be a teacher after my 2nd year (though I am still 1st year standing). 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. My family actually thought that I will not graduate cos I really don’t know what I really want. you want to study in by taking our quick survey. If it continues ti be like that, you’re just slowly killing yourself. I get a surprising number of emails from career programmers who have spent some time in the profession and eventually decided it just isn't for them. It might seem like a long time left right now, but in 5-10 years you don't want to look back and think "fuck if i had only stayed for a few months", New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the EngineeringStudents community, Continue browsing in r/EngineeringStudents. Go for the course that you love habang maaga pa. Richard, I graduated as an ECE, passed the boards but I despise engineering. I actually hate math. Study General Engineering – learn how to explore your passion for making and unmaking things. But I’m still dreaming that I wish I did take it up instead of chemical engineering. I believe in that. I asked myself is this really I want to become?, I realized every time I go back in my hometown, I saw my siblings my Big bro and my beautiful sister getting tired in their toxic jobs, depress but still they go to work hard just to provide me my allowance for needs in college and also my uncle and my aunt who I considered my second parents providing my tuition fees in college. Hey guys, currently a mechanical engineering student planning to graduate next fall (so I got 1 1/2 semesters for now I guess). Everything I have done counts for nothing. There's no use in wasting another year and a half if you hate the field. “I Don’t Wanna Be Funny Anymore” is the first track and first single on Lucy Dacus’s debut album, No Burden, which was released on September 9, 2016.. Treasure the moments spending time with them because you will never know what will happen. Idea of Your Own Business. After all I provide them the needs and wants to them then I will go what I really want. And now, I came to the point when I asked God if I am supposed to be here because looking back, just last sem make my sem this year to be my edge …for failing one of my major subjects, for the first time…. I was already convinced that I will become an accountant. I never really had a dream so I just followed what my parents suggested. Good luck! Back in high school I was good in numbers and communication. I would suggest that you finish what you have started. ” . Currently intern at Megawide, one of the biggest construction firm in Philippines. I think the problem is my consciousness; my sister dropped out of nursing because she did terrible and ended up repeating years and had to change major to Art simply because she had nothing going on for her; she also had horrible personality, cussing at my mother and being lazy. I like Science and engineering, but I don’t want to study it. Hi! But then I continued, for the sake of the people helping me to go through the challenges of this course, especially my parents. That’s all there is I hope I answered your questions because I’ve been there also man. I too am not very good with science. 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By doing this, you create flexibility—if you don’t like one discipline or department, you might be able to transfer to a … Now, Engineering is not as broad as other disciplines. Ever since when I was a kid I always watch my dad doing Construction (but he’s not a Construction worker or what) but he knows how to work in construction. I was in the same position. I already want out before I could no longer reverse the damage, even when I thought it’s already too late. I have thoughts like you before, but my father told.me to finish what i started, pass the board, then pursue other courses if i want to. If you got confused well I’m sorry for that. That’s why Tuesday morning, instead of attending my class, I went to the Guidance Office and asked for a counsel. Having the least interest in sciences and getting science subjects that early, I knew that I was doomed to fail. So I just finished the 1st semester. I'd finish the degree unless you have something you'd like to transfer into. Read the book So Good They Can't Ignore You by Cal Newport. and just like in Gineersnow quoted “You’ve worked to hard to quit now”. So long story short, I pursue it and now I am 5th yr on my second sem and hopefully my last sem. My parents already spent a lot for me already. I’ve met alot of people, CEO Of company, engineers, architects and many more and I learned alot from them. 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? I’m not sure I want that. Fighting!! Learn how your comment data is processed. But he didn’t allowed me. My answer is no, and I’m just living with it. I only say this if you have an immediate need to graduate on time (family/financial). Figure out what you want to do with your life (your goals) and work towards meeting them. I hope it will get better for the both of us. I'm slowly beginning to realize that I don't want to do engineering anymore.. Take the survey No thanks. Figure out what makes you happy. There, I broke down, all the pain I’ve been holding for so long, I actually managed to let it all out. We’ve already lost a few who gave up and shifted courses, but I really wondered how we made it this far. And I have a problem communicating with my mom and my dad. She called my parents and talked to them. However, I’m thinking about how big of a disappointment I will become to my parents for not fulfilling their dream. But I decided that all my hardworks and efforts would be a waste if I don’t finish what I started. 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. 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!! Due to this, I had depression with no internship and currently only gpa of 2.4 (I even had to go see mental counselor). emta ba2a myb2aaash fe mozakra wla emthanat :S !!!! 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. While my parents think that I am most inclined in math, what they fail to realize is that science is one of my weak subjects. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. They agree. If you dream to have your own Construction firm, go for it, plan for it and do it with all your heart. Grit your teeth and do it. You're right, many people are telling me to live the life that makes you happy. And for you bro, just pray for it and ask Him those questions you wanted to find out because He will make it all clear to you just like what He did to me. You might as well finish it off. Most universities offer a number of engineering courses, from mechanical engineering and civil engineering to aerospace engineering and biomedical engineering. 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. Then after so begins I’m now taking major Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering. 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 ?? I certainly understand your situation. Even if you’re going to end up with a dream job afterwards, that doesn’t mean there aren’t things you would change if you could. Mostly because I have been told that I am good with numbers, which I recognize. You're not alone man, far from it in fact. I am taking Civil Engineering but I wanted to study biology. It will work out, i promise. That inner feeling of doing something good is no more there. So no matter what choice you take, just make sure that you always take a moment and consider putting your own self interests and desires in front of everyone else's (this doesn't apply to everything, but I think it fits for this situation).
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