‘What am I doing with my life?’: Ellie M on why you should follow your passion, not degree

01 Oct 2021
By Ellie M., Post-grad at University of Glasgow
Struggling to find your life purpose? Don’t worry, me too…

We’ve all had that moment; on the bus staring at the rain pouring down the window, in the middle of a lunch break after a complicated morning of lectures, or even in the lighter moments, perhaps while having the best day with your friends. Your brain clicks on, and suddenly without any warning, asks a question that would bring visible concern to the brow of any of us: ‘Hey, what am I doing with my life?!’
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Crafter, casual gamer, and future forest ranger. I'm Ellie and I graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2021 with a degree in Film Studies and Theatre. I grew up in rural Aberdeenshire and am still trying to figure this ‘adult’ thing out.