Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Wisdom, straight from my wisdom file
I can't tell you how many times I think about going back in time and changing my Poli Sci major into something with specific job opportunities. Not that I didn't enjoy doing that, I loved my major, but unless you want to go into politics, you really have to get lucky or pursue a higher degree. And for me, pursuing a higher degree right now would be a disaster for everyone in my life. Like, midnight phone calls to anyone in my address book crying in frustration. (don't worry, I won't inflict this pain on you for at least two years)
So yes, you can major in anything you want, but if you don't major in something with specific job opportunities, you will have to work very, very hard to get hired afterwards for a place you actually want to work for. Unless you have connections. In which case, we should be really good friends and you should hook me up. With your connections. At once. But I don't want to discourage anyone from studying what they want, I am only against counselors and advisors not mentioning these things to students so they know exactly what they're stepping into. Full awareness, people.
What I'm saying is... Well, I'm frustrated. But more to the point, Calvin's spent most of today creating his very own dubstep beat, which has nothing (maybe a little something) to do with the fact that I wish I had a job. (just kidding, he's actually really good at it)