What should you do with your life? What kind of job do you want when you graduate? Where the blank should you start?
Here's a good, short article for folks who are still up in the air. You like to read Shakespeare aloud; you like to write poetry; you enjoy reading literary theory. But you know that you can't hang up a shingle on your front door: "Will read Shakespeare for food." You can't stand by the side of the road holding up a sign: "Will write poetry for money."
In addition to using the mental exercises in today's link, consider visiting the Career Counseling Center (http://www.niagara.edu/career)--even if, especially if, you don't know where to start. You can talk with someone; take some aptitude and interest tests; and do some digging in the resource center to figure out where your special talents and ability to earn daily bread converge.
I remember I took an aptitudes and interests tests once... a long time ago. It turns out I was best suited to be... (drumroll, please) an English professor. That was one choice. It surprised me then. The other choice, which to this day remains a surprise: Geologist! I guess that's the road not taken.
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