I am moving on to new challenges and will no longer be contributing to the College Cliff Notes blog from Lethbridge College, but I wanted to leave one last piece of advice for new and returning college students.
In college you have assignment after assignment and some of them may seem like a waste of time, in fact they may all seem like a waste of time. But they’re not!
When I was in college I remember some classmates would put in the bare minimum to pass the assignment. Their projects quite frankly, looked like crap, but they met the requirements of the assignment and passed.
I was one of the students that spent a lot of time on my projects. I enjoyed working on them and creating something cool. I didn’t always get the highest mark, but I put 100% in.
In my career I don’t always succeed, but I always put in 100% and it shows. I’ve been very fortunate to have an amazing career (all stemming from my Lethbridge College diploma) in the field I studied.
The work habits of students set the tone for their work habits during employment.
Are you going to be an employee that does the minimum to get by or are you going to excel and do your best – not for those around you, but for yourself?