Don’t get me wrong, I was doing well in the class, but I wasn’t enjoying it.
Halfway through the term, I had a sudden realization.
However, things changed when I took my first accounting class.
From all of my excitement over a future career in auditing and adding “” after my name, I didn’t really stop to think about what accounting actually was.
Interview answer: Creating an impact in this industry with a wider role than I have today Colleague answer: Doing something more complicated where I'm always learning Girlfriend answer: With you Friends answer: Making that trip we've been planning to do Family answer: Trying to get married Self answer: When's the United game?
Whether you’re asked this question in the middle of an interview for your dream job or by some very prying relatives, “Where do you see yourself in five years? Granted, some of you may know exactly how to respond, but several of you are probably stumped.
Some of the greatest leaders of our time didn’t know what they would be doing in five years.
They weren’t caught up in trying to achieve some concrete plan.
As a student of a highly esteemed business school, several of my classmates seem to know exactly where they’re headed in life.
I see peers who are moving so quickly with their careers – networking with industry leaders, making the right connections and, most importantly, landing internships that undoubtedly lead to full-time employment. I landed my first accounting internship even before I graduated from high school.