When I was little I used to always hear, “you can be anything you want when you grow up.” But as time went by and I grew older, it seemed like there was actually less and less that I could be. I’ve always had an interest in business and finance but my degree in aerospace engineering almost precludes me now from working in those fields. It’s tough to pick a major when you’re only 18, and that’s probably one of the reasons why so many college freshmen go in undeclared. But after a year or two, you’re going to be forced to pick between passion and practicality.
I’ve always been good at math and science but it’s never been my passion. I was a great student growing up but I would always pick sports over studying or hanging with my friends over homework and that’s pretty much how I am now. I don’t mind working my ass off during the 8 hours a day I’m at work, but once that clock hits 5, I’m ready to go home and move on with my life. [Read more…]