I have spent many years in retail not fulfilling my true aspirations in life. When I came to work

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I have spent many years in retail not fulfilling my true aspirations in life. When I came to work the school system I had noticed what I have always knew in my mind to be something that I wanted to do and that was to help others. This would not be the everyday help but the help that is needed by those who wish to change their life the way I have changed mine. So many children (adults as well) are just pushed through the system without the proper help or guidance that is needed to truly make a difference in their lives. My goal was to become a guidance counselor, behavioral specialist or some type of counselor that can make an impact on a person’s life. While the requirements for a guidance counselor have increased it has not stopped my…show more content…
I knew I needed to make a choice to change my career and did so by going back to school. The options that I knew I could handle was going to school online while working around my schedules and picking an area of expertise that was suitable to my goals. Gaining a degree in psychology was the most viable option for the path that I was creating for my future goals of becoming some type of counselor. Because of this being my senior in college I have actively been applying to several positions internally in my local school system however, most of them require my full completion before they can even interview me. The end is very close so I understand that if these openings are still there at the end of summer I can then reapply for them with more confidence and the credentials to back it. I pondered the last part of this assignment because just about value on the SIGI can be considered important for me. After careful consideration I have picked the three that mean the most and they are leadership, prestige and variety. I want to explain why these three mean the most to me. I picked leadership because I have been in management my entire life and have always been looked to for answers by employees, friends, family and students. I do assume responsibility for when things go wrong because I must not have been clear about what was expected yet give fairness to all when things are done right. The prestige is mostly in part because of my

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