Jane has always had a strong work ethic. She has always been interested in returning to college and earning the respect of her peers. Now though, it has grown into the ultimate personal goal, too. Penciling out a plan, she finds there will be plenty of sacrifices—on her time, her family, and her friends. How will she manage to do it all? Well, we’re here to help, of course!
In some cases, you may hear friends or colleagues say, “What I do for a living has nothing to do with my college major.” Sometimes, they chuckle a little. It can often have more to do with the bigger picture—learning information, communicating, persevering, achieving short-term tasks and goals, and ultimately assuring an employer that you can get the job done. Life happens, but having a college degree can allow you to take full advantage of the many unexpected opportunities that will come along.