Alumni share experiences, advice gleaned from first year on the job
By Callie Gordon ’12
Attending Texas State is a blend of getting an education, starting your career, and the growing up that happens along the way. Nestled in the Texas Hill Country, you spend four years learning about the world, our country and yourself, as well as more facts about LBJ than the average person will ever know.
Although your classes and professors do their best to prepare you, the transition from college to career often comes with a few growing pains. Below, four recent graduates share what they’ve learned through their first year on the job.
What was the most challenging thing about transitioning from college to career?
Leigh Morgan, Communication Design ’11 Marketing Coordinator at Anthony Travel @leighdotcom
In college, the proof of your hard work is often reflected in your grade at the end of the semester. Because of this, I have struggled to feel accomplished in my career, not because I’m doing a poor job, but because real-world success is less tangible than a grade. Continue reading