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Aisling Kelleher

Let’s face it, very few of us know what we want to do with our lives. From the minute we enter teenage-hood, there are pressures and expectations hitting us in the face to go to college and so forth. Consequently, we have college drop outs or youngsters packing their bags for the sole purpose of partying for three years. But, how do we as a nation rectify this problem?

Personally, I feel it is not the duty of the higher authorities; but the duty of the individual himself. Young people need to get the courage back to say “no” to college if they want to, to say “yes” to being an artist. Unfortunately, it is made difficult when the pressures of college are shoved down their throats at such an early age.

A wise woman once told me that if you’re ever struggling to know what you want to do…

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