I Am A College Fair And Visited Grand Valley Essay

1116 Words Jun 10th, 2015 5 Pages
Although this was the first year for the College & Career Exploration class, and we were the guinea pigs, I learned a lot about my future. I have grown so much in learning what I wanted to do with the rest of my life, and how to plan for it to make the best decisions. We used Career Cruising, which helped me find out which career is best for me, went to a college fair and visited Grand Valley, which helped me learn more about colleges and determine what my top three choices are, and we did research to find out how to live on our own, and the costs of different expenses. This class has caused me to become more aware of what to expect in the next few years of my life, and I now feel more prepared for what is to come. Before this class, I always thought I knew what I wanted my career to be, but it changed every time I discovered something new. After taking different tests to see our abilities and interests, I found out that I want to become a Dental Hygienist, and my mind actually has not changed this time. I think that Career Cruising can truly benefit people. It measures many different things about you to lead you in the right direction. After taking the tests this year and comparing my results to when we did it in 8th grade, I had many similar matches. A few of my interests changed, and my abilities increased, so it guided me to a few better options. I have always known that I wanted to do something in the medical field, because I knew I wanted to help people. Becoming a…

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