Getting into a good college
usually does improve your status and job prospects.
Although the question of what college to attend is important,
it often over shadows a more critical question—what field
Young people are caught in a riddle wrapped inside an enigma.
Everyone is encouraging them to focus their energy
on getting into the best colleges and best companies, but no one is helping them decide
what they want to be when they grow up.
Four years of college go by fast, suddenly you wake up with reality hitting in your face at
1000 mph. Finding your bearings in the midst of the chaos isn't easy; don't worry, it gets easier
to navigate the career terrain with some experience.
Credentials aside, what matters is
whether you're actually cut out for what you do. If you're in the right field, things
will click and you'll start getting helping hands from mentors. If you're not in your element,
or not sure you're in the right ballpark, your career will feel like it's not going anywhere.
Studies show that at least 65 percent of
college grads picked the wrong major to study.
After 10 years on the job, people declaring they're in the wrong
field increases to about 90 percent. I realize this sounds high, but sadly, it is the state of things.
most 20-somethings will endure a career mismatch until they hit 30. Finding a mate often takes precedence. If your gut hunch is telling you that might be in the wrong career, you're instincts are probably right. The sooner you deal
with the pain of a mismatch or bad career decision,
the faster and easier it is to redirect.
Read on to learn more . . .