They came in confused but left knowing exactly what they want to do in the future. Over 200 youngsters, along with their parents, attended the career counselling session organised by Hindustan Times at Rangsharda Hall in Bandra on Saturday.
With Saturday’s figure, over 2,200 students and their parents, have attended the eight counselling sessions.
Psychologist Brinda Shah (26), who conducted the three-hour session, said: “One cannot decide a career by focusing only on the monetary gains or percentage secured. It is also important to keep your interest for that particular course in mind.”
“I loved the way the whole thing was planned out with full course details of not only the general streams but also the offbeat ones,” said Chirag Thakkar (17) of KJ Somaiya College.
Omkar Shingte (16) of Swami Vivekanand School said: “I want to take up automobile engineering but was confused as to how to pursue it after Class 10.”
Hindustan Times partner Young Buzz promised a complete personal guidance on career choices to those who wanted details.
“I plan to take up archaeology. I did not know there were so many institutes available in India which offer this course," said Manali Hegde (16) of Sophia College.