Hundreds of careers are available through the military, including some you’d never realize.
What is most important to me, in finding a place where I will fit, is the people I am around. I have found that what is most influential in my own life is the relationships I form with others. I want to be in a community that will help me develop the characteristics I admire (passion, creativity, perseverance, drive) in myself.
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I am so very happy in college. I love the people I am among, the conversations I have, even the cafeteria food three times a day. I love the trees on my walk to class and the history to every building on campus and the passion and ideas of students and teachers. I love waking up in my dorm room and knowing that I am able to do what I have wanted to do.
Like any other high school student I was constantly fretting over college. Should I go to a school in the Midwest, out East, or even out West? What if I’m not accepted to my dream school? Prior to high school I was so excited about planning for college. I figured that all I needed to do so was send in my transcript and POOF I’d be accepted. Little did I know that the road to college was more tedious and stressful than I had anticipated.
When people ask me what year I am at Macalester, I never know what to say. I feel a bit like an alien: Even though I’m a sophomore, it’s my first year on campus. I spent freshman year eight hours away at a different university.
Disagreeing—it happens all the time. People like to be right, and they want others to think they’re right. But when someone else doesn’t think you are correct (or the other way around), it’s OK. However, when people forget that it’s alright to disagree and don’t respond appropriately, problems occur.
A common American dream, “going into business” can mean a variety of career choices. Knowingwhat you want to do in the business world can help you identify the skills you’ll need.
Scraping by on minimum wage isn’t pretty. If you want to live comfortably,education now—and after high school—is the key.