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6 careers I almost chose instead of design

2 min, 45 sec read
9:45 AM | 25 March 2016
by Charlee Sully
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Become an FR Writer

Rewind back to English class in my South West secondary school, age 12 and we were asked to secretly write on the last page of our 'Notes from a Small Island' novel, what we wanted to do when we were older.

Rewind back (many years) to English class in my South West secondary school, age 12 and we were asked to secretly write on the last page of our 'Notes from a Small Island' novel, what we wanted to do when we were older.

5 minutes in and the room had fallen silent, as most of us gave it some deep thought. But I was quick to write ‘Graphic Designer’. I liked writing in different styles on the header of every piece of graphics coursework I ever did, loved anything artistic, media studies was fun, adverts caught my eye and I liked to analyse things. I was an avid reader and my teachers encouraged my interests.

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