Add Your Story to Wayfinder

Your story will serve to help students feel connected to others who have struggled with degree plans and career goals. Need inspiration? Have a look at examples of stories already submitted and featured on Wayfinder. Thank you for participating!
  • Present Day

    Tell us about what you are doing now.
  • Your job title will display with your picture.

  • The name of the entity you work for, or the business you run.

  • What do you do on a day-to-day basis in real-world terms? Students have limited experience with your world, but have a lot of interest.

  • Long inflexible hours? Travel to exotic destinations? Dry cleaning bills? What are some of the best and worst things about your job? Please distinguish Pros: and Cons:.

  • What was the main influence on your career decision? Your college coursework? A part-time job? A mentor? A hobby you enjoyed?

  • College and Coursework Information

    Tell us about your college experience.
  • What was the college class you enjoyed the most?

  • Tell us what you received your undergraduate degree in.

  • If no, please leave blank. If yes, please describe the change you made and what you were thinking about at the time.

  • Did you pursue a higher degree, and if so, in what discipline? Or describe your aspirations and why. If no, please leave blank.

  • Can you briefly describe the path you took from graduation to your present work? How important was your undergraduate degree on that path?

  • Offer a word of advice. What's something you wish you had known when you were in college? What would you say to someone who is in the process of choosing a major or figuring out their plans post-college?

  • Almost done

    Now to wrap it all up.
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  • Include a short description of why you recommend this.

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  • Include a short description of why you recommend this.

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  • Include a short description of why you recommend this.

  • Put the book or magazine title, link or organization name here.

  • Include a short description of why you recommend this.

  • Put the book or magazine title, link or organization name here.

  • Include a short description of why you recommend this.

  • Put the book or magazine title, link or organization name here.

  • Include a short description of why you recommend this.

  • Please upload a photo of yourself that will accompany your written story. This could be in your work environment, but it is your personal choice - photo is required. < 1MB

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