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Old 10-16-2008, 03:02 PM   #31
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I always think about how if I had taken the job I would have most likely worked on Columbia, eerie.

 
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Old 10-16-2008, 04:28 PM   #32
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I recently graduated and got my A.R.R.T. Rad Tech license for x-ray. (not the limited license) I cannot find a job in Houston, my home where I have a kid. I had no idea that the market was so flooded here. All i see in my future is a ****ty shift that no one wants.

It sad, because you think job security with the med field, but there are too many schools cranking out licensed techs here.

I partially regret what i have done, and would have gone with computer science if I would have known the outcome.

 
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Old 10-16-2008, 04:47 PM   #33
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My only regret is in not finishing college and having a degree. Now I am in my mid 30's, married to a 30 year mortgage, have a two year old an another in the oven due January, and the desire to achieve a degree in Physics (acoustic and noise control discipline).

Fat chance i'll see that before I am 92.

 
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Old 10-16-2008, 04:54 PM   #34
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I have followed some dreams and some died on their own. With this economy I may be closing my company and I am finding it really hard to know what to do next. I was lucky in that I was able to do what I wanted to and now I feel the need to move on but I have no idea what to move onto. I gave up on more "artistic" pursuits when I was younger, and I am having a hard time reinventing myself.

 
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Old 10-16-2008, 04:56 PM   #35
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I love my field (veterinary medicine), but while I am still working on my DVM, (18 months left! Whoop!) my friends with BS's in engineering are now earning 6 figures and living it up. It does kind of suck that they are earning after 4 years of school what I only hope to be making after a decade...

I had seriously considered chemical engineering for my BS, but decided not to sell my soul after all…
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Old 10-16-2008, 04:58 PM   #36
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I don't have any specific regret, but had I known what I know now at age 18 I would have went the Federal civil service route. Same benefits as the military but without the whole deployment thing.
I'm a Civil Servent and have deployed several times...
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Old 10-21-2008, 03:39 AM   #37
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Cleaning out boilers.... no wait I don't miss that. Probably being a professional bicycle mechanic. Mechanical engineering pays better tho...
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Old 10-21-2008, 04:00 AM   #38
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I wish I would have followed through with the Navy.

Or.... being a teacher for the Developmentally Disabled.

Or Being a Chef.
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Old 10-21-2008, 07:27 AM   #39
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I wish I would have followed through with the Navy.

Or.... being a teacher for the Developmentally Disabled.

Or Being a Chef.
you could have combined them all and became a Marine Corps Cooking Trainer.


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Old 10-21-2008, 10:05 PM   #40
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Chicken, having been in Radio for nine years, I think the Cumulus's and the CheapChannel's of the world would have booted you out whether or not you still had the fire. Lowry Mays and his ilk have homogenized radio to a very vanilla product, one that sounds the same whether you're in Benton Harbor or Seattle.

And what is it with programming consultants? They all have such PERFECT hair!
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