With almost four months of high school left for the 2017 senior class, some classmates will choose the college life and some will choose the workforce. The following students were asked the same questions: Are you going to college? What college? Why did you chose it? And what advice would you give to younger classes?
Emma Eichelberger stated, “Yes, I will be attending ECC. I will be able to keep my job at Citizens Bank while using my A+ money for schooling.” As far as advice, Emma asserted, “I would say just know your likes and dislikes and go from there.”
Kim Hoffmann expressed, “I am going to college, to East Central College and then to Central Methodist University. I chose college because in order to be successful in my career I have to go to college.” Kim gave some advice also: “If college is going to help you with your career, then go to college! Don't waste your money just because you feel like you have to go. Only go if it will benefit you. Which for the most part, it will. Don't be afraid of the future. Embrace it and move on! While you may miss the past, you are about to start the next chapter in your life.”
Kate Weiser voiced, “Yes, Missouri State University. I would like to get away from New Haven and learn as much as I can independently.” Her advice to younger classes is, “Make a schedule of college visits and ask questions while you're there. If you don't have time for that, just do what you would do with anyone you want to know more about-- stalk them online. College social media sites are run by kids just a few years older than you and provide all the info you need to know. Also you do not need to go into college knowing exactly what you want from it. Freshman year of college you can pick classes you truly enjoy and maybe declare your path by the end of the year. About 20-50% of students now are undecided. So just breathe, and chase what your heart desires.”