A new path

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by Chuck8436, Oct 4, 2021.

  1. Chuck8436

    Chuck8436 Senior Stratmaster

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    Well, my mind is made up. I've already told my family I'm going to drop out of law school. They were disappointed, but it's about time I start being selfish with my own life and make decisions based on what I actually want instead of what others do. So now I need to work it out with my landlord so I can move out in the next few months instead of sticking around until July wasting time. I also need to find a new place back in my home town and work out getting started with my masters. Going to need to organize the move and stuff too. And then there's finding a job. Probably going to intern at a museum for a while, hopefully that will turn into a job. I should be able to survive without one for 6 to 9 months.

    I have a lot to work out and that's kind of stressful, but I also feel like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders. I feel like I'm a little more free. This is the beginning of the rest of my life and I'm going to live it my way.

    Anyway, thanks to those of you that have offered me advice and comforting words these last few weeks. I appreciate it.
     
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    nickmsmith Dr. Stratster

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    Sometimes a change is really good.
     
  3. Antstrat

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    Good on you for choosing your own path :thumb:
     
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    Best of luck
     
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    Good luck! :thumb:
     
  6. Chuck8436

    Chuck8436 Senior Stratmaster

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    Thanks guys
     
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    Good Luck in your Future Endeavors
     
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    Good move/ bad move?
    Who knows
    Wish you good luck + happiness
     
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    Chuck8436 Senior Stratmaster

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    You know what they say about hindsight. For now it feels right though. Thank you
     
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    cranky Senior Stratmaster

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    Good luck, man. Master's in what?
     
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    Damn, Chuck, you are turning into a vagabond.
     
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    Probably anthropology, maybe history. I'll be going the alternative teaching certification route too. But my end goal is to teach at a university or community college, or to work at a museum. As long as I make enough to get by, I'll be happy. And thanks!
     
  13. Chuck8436

    Chuck8436 Senior Stratmaster

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    Ha I think I have been. I had to list all my addresses from the last ten years in my declaration of intention to study law. I had to do a background check on myself just to remember. I've moved around 8 times in the last decade
     
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    I'm a stranger you never met and don't know anything about.

    But.....trust me on this.

    If you stick to this plan and pursue what makes you fulfilled you will live a great life.
     
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    Chuck8436 Senior Stratmaster

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    Thanks, I'm hoping it'll work out that way
     
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    abnormaltoy Mouth draggin' knuckle breather

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    If you're not a lawyer(or dentist/doctor)how will you ever afford all those CS guitars?

    I don't know how it'll all turn out, but...you got balls. Good for you and best of luck.
     
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  17. Chuck8436

    Chuck8436 Senior Stratmaster

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    Thank you. And I know! Ha. I think I'll be content with my MIM strat. And I haven't mentioned this before, but between you, me, and whoever reads this post... I ordered a neck and body from warmoth about 5 weeks ago. My first warmoth build. So I'll have a new strat preeetty soon. Ha. But that'll probably be my last ngd until I get settled and find a job.
     
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    That's cool. I'm a history/anthro MA myself.

    So you could mix in some public history, museum studies, curator type stuff into your program.

    Hopefully you're working on securing some LoR from current law professors.
     
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    Chuck8436 Senior Stratmaster

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    Wow, that's a cool coincidence. I'm actually going to call a couple of my undergrad professors about that tomorrow. They liked me. I think. Ha
     
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    It's YOUR life, and YOU should decide what you want to do with it. Best of luck to you.
     
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