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By _RAGE, 4 months ago, In English

Hello everybody,

I am going to start university this year, and there isn't much time to think more about what I should study.

I have applied for a couple of universities, one in which I'll study CS and another in which I'll study medicine,

But it is really hard to make my final decision.

I am not really interested in the subject I'll study but I'm more interested in the job opportunities after I graduate.

So, here's the case:

Most people (including doctors) I asked in my country told me that working as a doctor in a hospital has a very very high salary. I asked about everything concerning medicine and I guess I know what I need to know.

But for CS, it is known that there aren't big tech companies here so if I want to work in IT field I'll have to work abroad in some major tech company to get that salary. But after looking on the Internet I found out that in average someone works in companies like Google, Facebook, etc.. around 2-3 years.

I don't know what to do or if the things I found are even true in the first place, and there aren't a lot (very very few) of people here who have experience in big IT companies, so I thought that CodeForces would be the best place to ask about this, since there are a lot of people who have such experience.

So the question now is for people who work/ed in tech companies.

What is your opinion about this?

You really don't work more than a few years in a single company?

Is the job comfortable in general or you're under pressure all the time?

In general, what are the advantages and disadvantages that would deserve to be mentioned?

BTW I have IOI bronze, APIO bronze, and IMO HM, so I guess this can help me more in an IT job.

Any help is appreciated

Thanks! :)

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