In this Johnny Bunko series, I’ve so far shared my experiences on:
- Following Guidance (no plan in life),
- Learning strengths (disappointment in school),
- Managing time (working 40 hours a week with full course load),
- Persistence (hard work trumps talent) and
- Making excellent mistakes (careless human error).
Today, I share with you my last entry, on Leaving an Imprint.
During the past five years at SFU, I have been asked multiple times: what do I want to become after I graduate? Every time, I would hesitate before answering. I didn’t have an exact position I wanted to be in, nor did I know whether I would have the skills for whatever that ended up being. Hence, my typical answer: “I don’t know.” To many, uncertainty is uncomfortable. Parents, especially, may start questioning your motives at school and whether you have the desire to become the best at whatever you’re studying. At best, I have a faint idea of the industry I want to pursue, but nothing solid. Does this mean I’m destined for failure? (more…)