On the brink of the course, there could be a thousand questions circling a graduate's mind.
It is quite an achievement to realize that you're now able to watch yourself in the competitive environment. Much goes on in reasoning out your future collaboration with the fast-paced business world. In the bargain comes these alarming thoughts to play a little in front of you.
Some are crazy, while some are demandingly serious. Read on to learn more..
Fighting the battle of debt
Losing sleep over the fear of debt, is a big fear in itself. You probably wouldn't have debts if you make up your mind to work smarter(effectively), work harder, invest wisely, use every single minute diligently and spend carefully. Strategically creating jobs which keeps you happy and which pays the debt money side-by-side, would be aptly advisable.
Meeting new people, making new friends
Friendship is certainly an experience to understand and endure at every stage of a human life. More often than not, college life tags friendship along with all other commitments during the course. Although meeting new people and making new friends may be on the agenda, it may not be 'the' thing for some of you to drag about. Albeit, you'll get to know them gradually and in the appropriate time.
I'll ride my own career wheels
What you want to do for your career more or less depends on what you want your contribution to be for the future. List all your options that would work for your career and then start planning accordingly. You'll certainly get a better job with your Masters in hand. Even so, just keep some possible alternatives, apart from what you are already into.
I'll munch more about the corporate world
Life at corporate set ups is unusually different than what you may normally perceive it to be. Knowing and experiencing the corporate life is seemingly more challenging than mere thoughts or observations about it. Each one's take on the world of work is unique and relatively competitive in nature. Striving hard to stabilise your ground calls for your willing efforts and determined initiatives on the same.
Would my studies rule the roost at work?
Conceptualisation of work by means of books and theory might have done the trick at college. But in the real ever growing corporate world of knowledge and technology, it would be unfair to perceive a job in 'a particular way', without seeing it materialize or testing it in and through your work performances. While studies lay the foundational structure, application would take you to different and higher stages of career.
Only when you take a deep plunge into the ocean, will you understand the depth and its related offerings. So, you may not discover much by judging the surface level at the end of your masters course. There's a lot out there. Start with a step sufficient enough to launch yourself into the deep, and gear up speed thereon.