Rhode Island Career Analysis

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During my educational career I was a participant in program called The College Crusades of Rhode Island. The College Crusades of Rhode Island is a college readiness program. Since the third grade I toured several colleges, learned how apply for college, studied good academic writing, was educated on financial welfare and had many classes on understanding how to choose your career. When it came to choosing my own career my view was stuck between what is practical and what do I love? I had a flare for the arts; theatre, music and design. But I also wanted to be able to profit from whatever it is that I do. I choose to do something in between, Graphic Design. This career choice gives me the lessons of marketing and business both which are practical …show more content…
magazine and Inc.com Jeff Haden offers a similar opinion about working with your passion in his article Do What You Love? #@&** That! written on Inc.com on November 14, 2012. “That’s advice everyone loves to hear.” Haden is talking about the line: “Follow your passions…and do what you love!” He continues to point out that kind advice is not good for business or anyone, it is just plain wrong. Haden believes that its hard to find a career to be passionate about and easier to find a skill you are good at and you sell this skill which will lead to passion. He proceeds to point out that if you are good at a job then your passion will grow and you will profit from it unlike with the risk of just doing what you love. “And as you build your company, stay focused on creating business that will eventually provide you with a sense of respect, anatomy, and impact…if you work hard enough, someday you’ll be so good they can’t ignore you.” Haden 's belief is do not do what you love, just work hard and you will love the …show more content…
Passion and Personality is an article in Roger Williams University’s student written newspaper The Hawks’ Herald by Laura Ailinger on September 22nd, 2016. Ailinger writes an informational piece on her appreciation for the Center for Student Success and their work with undeclared students. She goes on about Karen Johnson who is the Senior Academic advisor at the center. Johnson is dedicated to the undecided students and extremely flexible willing to meet with them as much as needed. Johnson also advocates for students to be undecided in hopes that they can discover a major that fits well with them. “A study found that students who go into college undeclared are more likely to graduate, as well as earn higher GPAs than students going in declared. This is attributed to the findings that being committed to a certain major career path right away does not determine a student’s ability to earn a degree.” Success is not guaranteed if you commit to practicality because success requires for someone to have some understanding and interest in what they are committing to, just choosing a major or a career leaves you

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