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Conflicted between business and engineering

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Hey everyone, I'm currently a high school student who is struggling to decide whether or not I should pursue a career in business or engineering. I was originally on a path to become an engineer, however, I've heard many stories about the industry being too saturated with recent graduates not landing any jobs, especially those with only a Bachelors. With this in mind, I'm not sure if going through the heavy workload is worth it. Now, I'm considering a career in business, specifically finance, but I feel like the content is mundane and is less interesting compared to STEM topics.

 Is engineering worth it? Or is it better to just pursue a career in business? (BTW, for engineering, I'm interested in becoming a computer engineer)
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I would recommend doing Engineering. You can always get an MBA after becoming an engineer. Or you could try applying to one of the double degrees between Laurier and Waterloo...I think one of them is BBA/CS? Or if you are interested in the finance side of business, maybe you could apply to CFM at Waterloo. If none of the double degrees seem interesting I would recommend Engineering Undergrad and then get an MBA after.
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Engineering is the obvious choice. Plus, comp eng is an employable field and not going anywhere. You can get business jobs as an engineering grad but not vice versa.
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+1 many engineering grads end up in business and many universities offer programs in engineering with a certificate or minor in business (Mac, Western, Queens).
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Comp engineering can get you a nice salary, and a good working environment.. I cannot say the same about business some fields are stressful than others.
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