Youth Goes to Work

22 years later, I find myself working

Personal Experience; how did I get here?

Yes, I’ve managed to graduate from a slightly harder bachelor’s program that other (or at least that’s what I think).
Yes, I’ve done it. I’ve managed to find myself a decent, starting-position job in my field of expertise. It’s a small firm, but with high expectations. I really feel I can accomplish something here. I have to stay on my game. I have to study. I have to observe. I have to practice. I must have to power, mental strength and ambition to make something of myself. I don’t expect considerable money-valued recognition; I expect a change to grow professionally. I am a novice. I must remain humble and well-oriented.
Yes, I am fulfilled. In retrospect, I glance at the last 4 years of my life. I graduated from college, I got admitted to my desired faculty, I passed all my exams in flying colors (no problems what so ever), I embraced and maintained social activities with my new-found friends.
Does it sound common and boring? Is it typical? Maybe it is. But that doesn’t make it a bad thing. It’s a good thing. It’s a good thing to plan ahead. It’s a good thing to start making your first steps in the real world.
I have always considered the Romanian educational system as a system that emphasizes the theoretical approach to related fields of study. But too much theory and not so much practice makes Alex a bored boy. And I don’t want that to happen.

High-lightened aspects; why did I get here?

Just be positive. Try to avoid meaningless confrontations with colleagues and teachers. Try to settle and remain below the negative aspects radar if you want clear, friendly, harmonious relationships in school or work.
In my personal experience, I would state that I’ve always known what I was going for, what I wanted. Identify opportunity and seize every useful moment that can later on help you develop. Be positive, make friends, be communicative, share ideas, share knowledge with...