4 Steps to Discover Your Path From College to Career

Where do you want to be in five years?

It’s the classic question every mock interviewer prepares you to answer. But rather than search for an answer you hope will get you a job, I want you to think about what you really want for your life. Here’s four steps to get you started.

1. Grab your laptop or a notebook and go to your favorite place on campus. Go to the one you know taps into your spirit, because you’re instantly uplifted just by being there. This could be a beautifully decorated room, a church sanctuary, or even your own bedroom. The goal is to be among surroundings that make you feel warm and at peace.

2. Sit quietly for five minutes with your eyes closed, breathing deeply in and out. Picture yourself in a job you love. Do you see a large office or a small, entrepreneurial environment? What type of work are you doing and what kind of people are your colleagues? How much money are you making? What does a typical day look like? Keep your eyes closed for the entire time, focusing your mind only on positive thoughts of work that fulfills you.

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