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What Will You Be? 3 Secrets to Success Career 

What Will You Be? 3 Secrets to Success

Ever since you were a little kid, people have probably asked you this question: What do you want to be when you grow up? Whatever you want to be right now –doctor, builder, teacher or entrepreneur – you need to be something else, too: prepared for success. BE Educated Everyone should pursue and complete a post-secondary credential or degree beyond high school to compete in our knowledge-based economy. You don’t know how to do everything. Just be prepared to keep learning. BE Someone to Hire Critical thinking skills and personal…

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Students Speak: Tony Brown Career 

Students Speak: Tony Brown

Tony Brown Aviation technician Basketball and video-game fan Hometown: Indianapolis   Working on: “I am an Aviation Maintenance student at the Aviation Technology Center at Vincennes University’s satellite campus in Indianapolis. I am earning certificates in Airframe and Powerplant. The Federal Aviation Administration calls that the A&P license.” Turning point: “I went to Warren Central High School and started at a different college and was learning to fix computers but it didn’t keep my interest. I knew that I liked taking things apart and putting them back together, and I…

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Students Speak: Haley Rivera Career College 

Students Speak: Haley Rivera

Haley Rivera Indiana INTERNnet Impact Award Nominee College Student Future Nurse Hometown: Hobart, Indiana   Experience: Career experience: Hobart High School has a work-based learning program. “When you apply to the program, you write down what you are interested in and where you want to go. I was matched with Brickyard Pediatrics. We have block scheduling, so during the third hour, I would go to Dr. [Marc] Connery’s office for 90 minutes. Sometimes I would go over after school, too, or on school breaks.” What it was like: “I would…

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Student’s Speak: Carrie Wilson Cost 

Student’s Speak: Carrie Wilson

Carrie Wilson Ball State Grad Project Coordinator Dog Lover Hometown: Greenfield   First Job: Wilson works with healthcare clients as a project coordinator for Recourse Resource Consulting in Fishers, Indiana, and as a community ambassador for Leap for Women, an online community for entrepreneurs.   How she got there: Wilson graduated from Ball State in 2015. “I was a psychology major and thought I wanted to do counseling, but realized that it was not the career for me. A psychology degree definitely helps me interact and best understand clients.”  …

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