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What career choice after poor grades?

  1. May 24, 2015 #1
    So... I cannot choose a career path.
    So lets start with the basics i am ok at math and science poor at english. In GCSE i recieved B in science, C in maths and C in english. I was disappointed as this meant that i could not do A-Level Chem and Bio on college. So now i am doing applied science which is for 'dumb' people, computing which is interesting and R.S which is a filler course.

    So my dilemma is where do i go from here? I have an interest in science and technology, i enjoy creating and building things and love to know how things work (i watch alot of documentaries). But i do not know what course to choose for uni, i am mediocore at all the main subjects and i am not sure whether i would be clever enough to carry out the maths within an engineering course or i do not want to work in a lab looking at cells even though i enjoy science. What should i do, i have been looking around on this website and some threads have said that to do engineering you need to be good at maths, i am not.
    So after all that context my question is what career should i pursue that allows me to make things and not be stuck in a laboratory or office? P.s sorry for the long writing.
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  3. May 28, 2015 #2
    Even if you can't get your dream job right away find a way to get your foot in the door and work your way up the old fashioned way. Take a low level job that has a high ladder and climb it!
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