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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by collegedropout, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. collegedropout

    collegedropout Registered Member

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    Hello everyone. Truth be told I am a college graduate, but consider myself a college dropout. Being of Asian descent my family "encouraged" me to pursue an education in the medical field and proceed into a professional field such as M.D or pharmacist, etc etc... Seeing how my parents sacrificed so much for their children just so they can obtain an education and then a rewarding career, I went ahead and got my B.S in microbiology and B.A in economics. While in school I was working 40+/week to earn enough money for school expenses and even took student loans to compensate for what I couldn't afford.

    I spent half of last year studying for the MCAT in preparation of trying to get into medical school. It would seem as if my life was already set in stone. However, a week prior to taking my MCAT, I had a chance to just reflect a little bit on my life's accomplishments and failure. Accomplishments, I would have to admit, are many. But failures, few... The one failure that I would have to say that I realized the most was that I worked so hard for something I was not passionate about. The monetary security and rewards are there if I just followed through, but I was not enjoying my life.

    Thus, I found myself at a cross road. Either follow through and be miserable or drop what I'm doing and pursue what I am actually passionate about. I am an artist-engineering minded individual. I find great joy in creating something that is appealing yet also of great use to the masses. Therefore, my goal now is to go back to school to study art/engineering.

    However, my dilemma now is that I am in debt from the student loans I took out. My immediate plan is to work from home while continuing my studies. I had a rough idea of what I wanted to do to generate some sort of income and so I created a website. First thing first, I wanted to learn all about SEO. Through some randomness I ended up here. I have spent the last two weeks reading everything I can from this forum and it is amazing the amount of information and applicable knowledge that is here! I look forward to learning more from others as well as spread some of my insights in this community.

    I hope my introduction was not too thorough, but I had to at least match the User Agreement page by at least 1/100 ;). Also, I wanted to make sure that my introduction is a quality post. And last but not least, I want to wish everyone the best in their endeavors.
     
  2. John1141

    John1141 Newbie

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    Hello! Welcome to Black Hat World! I am new too and I hope we both can succeed in this site.
     
  3. collegedropout

    collegedropout Registered Member

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    Pleased to meet ya! I think I know what hard work is and nothing comes easy (not even luck!), so lets work hard and make it happen!