JOB TITLE: Executive Assistant
DEGREE: Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Design - Advertising - Current Student
I'M IN AND NOW I’ve assuaged my biggest fear in life.
Describe your educational aspirations.
I am working toward a Bachelor's degree in Digital Media Design and Advertising. As I am 50 years old, I would love to eventually earn a Master's as well; but we'll see how much time I have to devote to school once I am in the field I have chosen.
What goal(s) would you like higher education help you attain?
My biggest fear is that I will have to supplement my Social Security / retirement income with a job as a Wal-Mart greeter! Going to school, even this late in the game, would allow me to be self-employed and work as long as I am physically and mentally capable. Ideally, I’ll be working from home, doing something I love, for many years to come.
How do you envision your life being different after earning your degree?
I would LOVE not having to answer to a boss that knows less than I do. I know that sounds arrogant, but it is so very true!
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