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Up until now, I have always been indecisive on what I wanted to do with my life. I knew that I wanted to help people and be interactive with others, but I couldn’t narrow it down. I always thought that the first qualities you look for in a job is income and opportunity. Yet, I was missing one important key aspect, and that is if I will love doing it. Now that I have looked into career paths I can take, I know that my passion is counselling and learning how to help people mentally and emotionally. Throughout my time at Grand Canyon University, I will learn how to achieve this and what I will need to do in order to do the best at what I do.
After looking at my results on the Career Compass, I did not find any of them surprising. My first quality
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First off, I’ll need to get volunteer hours and learn through volunteering. At GCU, they offer an internship-like class that’s called practicum, so it would more than likely be beneficial to participate through it. Another step I will have to take is to get involved with my professors and peers because the more people you know the more opportunities you have. One of the main things I learned at my College Kick-Off Event was that if you have connections, it will be easier to find and keep a job. Lastly, I will need to excel in my schooling and get the most out of it because I know that what I learn can help people and I can make a difference in others’ lives. These three things will help me succeed and become a strong candidate for future …show more content…
I know that with this career, many people can get depressed and overwhelmed with situations and I think it’s important to cast your cares to G-d. Especially in counselling and therapy, it’s best to love and care for people just like G-d did. G-d gave His one and only son to die for us and He did this because of His love for us. Throughout my career, I will try to my hardest to treat patients with compassion and pray for them every day. I am pursuing this career because I want to help people have a better and healthier life and I think that trusting the Lord through it will help me make that

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