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March 22, 2009


Paul Eschen

I know exactly where you're coming from. I just graduated college and I still have no idea what I want to do, but I will admit, like you, the idea of being a high school teacher always seemed both exciting and practical. The only thing that makes it sound less desirable is the fact that you don't make as much, but if you can live with that, then I still stand by the career move. Hang in there, you will figure it out!

Homeschool High School

We homeschooled our kids through high school and provided a very liberal education. What we found was that our kids took that love of great literature with them into college and really enjoyed engaging the professors and other students. They haven’t had the same struggles with career. My eldest is studying to be an engineer (a very well rounded engineer) and my youngest aspires to go to Law School. The key was helping them discover their area of passion, which we felt fortunate to have found early for each. Thank you for the honest look of the education-career dilemma.

Steve Marsel

Being a professional photographer all my adult life, I advise anyone thinking about the field the same advice I give each and every intern, student, and assistant that walks through my door. Do what you love and love what you do. Don't ever EXPECT to get rich, but live the life you imagine and enjoy the ride. Life is short. Live your dreams!

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