The Most Common Graduation Advice Tends to Backfire
Following your passions can be a bad idea.
Sharing a great read as graduation month comes to a close and high school juniors and sophomores kick the college process into a higher gear.
Identifying potential passions means having the confidence to pursue what you truly enjoy or even what you think you might enjoy—sometimes, you have to just go with your gut! It also helps to explore interests in which you have some natural affinity but keep in mind that skills can be developed, it just takes time. Don’t pick an academic interest based on what you think society expects or, worse, what you think your parents want you to pursue.
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