A little teeeensy dilemma

I’ve had a little bit of a dilemma these past few days. I’ve been thinking about what I want to do after I complete my bachelor’s degree (i.e., next year). I know I definitely want to go get my Masters and PhD, however, I don’t know how much time I want to take off before going to get my Masters.

I think I will definitely take one year off and volunteer in Haifa, Israel at the Baha’i World Center. What I’m banging my head on the wall about though is whether I want to take an extra year after that to go teach English in Japan or Korea. AND if I want to teach English in one of those countries, which country should I go to??

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Here’s what is going on in my brain at the moment:

A. I need a year off – to discover myself and to be of service (hence, the reason I would like to serve in Haifa)

B. Should I take another year off? I know I want to, to experience a new culture, get teaching experience, and learn to be more confidant in myself. BUT will that postpone my Masters/PhD for too long?

C. If I end up teaching in a country, where do I want to go to? I think Japan’s culture and teaching program is more in tune with what I would want to be involved in – so I think I would want to go there (don’t get me wrong, I love Korea as well!). BUT if I teach in Japan, I would not be making as much of a salary as I would be in Korea. So, maybe I should go to Korea to make more money and be able to better afford grad school?

D. WHAT ON GOD’S GREEN EARTH DO I DO WITH MY LIFE AH

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Any tips or suggestions on what I should do?

xx

 

 

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