I have noticed many many posts from college students (high school as well). Graduation pending upon final papers, examinations… HOW HAVE YOU SURVIVED? What has gotten you this far? Where do you see yourself going, in a perfect world(omit suicide, not an option)? What are your dreams, hopes and aspirations?
As for me I am an adult learner, 32 about to graduate with a B.S. in psychology-God willing I pass this last class. I have survived. I have gotten this far. I can’t recall how or what. But where I see myself going in a perfect world is to normalcy. The boring humdrum life of the average person, that’s what I want in a perfect world. My dreams/hopes are to make a difference. I aspire to be the best me that I can be. And NO ONE can tell me what that is, only I can say for me.
I don’t no how I survived 3 attempts this year and I’m still here guess it’s not my time yet or I need to try harder next time
Congratulations on almost completing!! For me while studying it was ever an importance on what direction I was heading inters of education and career. I was heading in a good direction by doing something rather then nothing so it wasn’t such a big issue of what will be. But sometimes while I professional life improves our personal ones can plummet so for me around the time of studying it was always my personal life that made things difficult… as for what got me to the end and acutely graduation was the options of my alternatives. In other words I had to stay and see things through.
I think a lot of graduates are disheartened cause of work opportunity and even sometimes what jobs are acutely even relevant to their chosen degrees. University’s, more so nowadays, do seem to allow anyone entry for the sake of bums on seats but it is not always in the best interest of the students or even necessarily going to open any doors at all. I remember when I graduated in 2006 a lot of the people I graduated with was on the dole for at least a year before securing work, or further education… myself included. It wasn’t a great time to graduate and with so many people having a degree now it does seem to devalue them :-s
I do hope you achieve all it is that you are set out to achieve, try not to be to dishearten if that doesn’t happen right away after graduating. what will be will be, sometimes better things come along that we hadn’t anticipated.
I went to college. Sure. Sure. I was really good at going to college and passing classes and getting credits, but then one day, I took an internship doing the thing I was studying to do and I realized I absolutely despised it, within a single week. If I could just go to college forever, that would be awesome. But after college? Yeah, I’d rather be a janitor or something. If you’re sure about your course of study, and know what to expect when you graduate and are OK with it, you’ll be fine.
And NO ONE can tell me what that is, only I can say for me. it’s your passion.