What do I hope to get out of my Road Trip? I hope I gain real knowledge of getting a feel on choosing the right career for myself. When I see "real knowledge", I mean things I don't usually learn from the classroom, but instead from successful people who share some of my same passions and interests when it comes to careers. I hope to gain some confidence in learning how they got to where they are today in a way where I feel like I can do the same.
Great job on your Roadtrip Project! You've been working hard, and for that we just have one thing to say...You're awesome. Keep it up!
(2-5 photos) Sometimes pictures say 1,000 words, so it's no wonder why you love snapping away on your camera. Congrats on building your photo collection!
(6-10 photos) You just love staking out any opportunity for a good photo. Do you ever sleep? You're a go-getter, and don't take no for an answer when it comes to photo ops!
(11+ photos) Hiii-ya! You'll overtake anyone when it comes to having the most photos. You're like a black belt in photo taking. We'll be sure to stay out of your way!
(5-7 blogs) High-five on uploading more blogs to your Roadtrip Project! For that, we'd like to give you a virtual pat on the back!
(8-12 blogs) Pardon our interruption, but you're on fire with all your blogs! Shall we say it's safe to say that you have some quick typing skills?
(1 video) Wow, who's that fresh filmer struttin' down the street? Oh, it's you! Awesome job on uploading your first video! Can't wait to see more!
(2 videos) And...CUT! Oh, sorry—didn't mean to barge in on your filmmaking. Congrats on uploading two videos to your Roadtrip Project. You rock!
(3+ videos) Lights...camera...action! You eat, breathe, and sleep filmmaking—just can't stay away from that camera and tripod, can ya?
(2 interviews) You know how to get the ball rolling when it comes to speaking with Leaders. With two interviews done, you're a natural Conversation Starter! Way to go!
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Getting Started With Cold Calls
I have to admit, I was somewhat nervous making these "cold calls" for some reason. Although, it is good to know that is a common theme among the "Roadtrippers". I was a bit (read more)
Written on April 16, 2012 at 4:32pm
What Questions Do I Want Answers To?
Now to the thick of the mission. What do I actually want to learn from these leaders? What questions can I ask that will actually help me with my future? There are some questions I may think might (read more)
Written on April 16, 2012 at 4:56pm
About To Hit The Road Interviewing...
Well here I am, about to hit the road to interview my two leaders all in the same day. It's been on my mind all day, and I've got to admit that I really haven't been looking forward to (read more)
Written on April 17, 2012 at 4:28pm
What Did I Learn From All Of This?
This really was a learning experience for me. From all of the videos we watched of the past Roadtrippers to interviewing these two leaders. I come away with a better understanding and confidence that (read more)
Written on April 17, 2012 at 5:34pm
Today has been a day duly noted for me going out of my comfort zone. I've been nervous all day, but after everything is over, it wasn't that bad at all. I overcame my nervousness (read more)
Written on April 17, 2012 at 5:51pm
Wow, What A Surprise.
I contacted Mr. Bill Hightower, Team Counsel for the Atlanta Hawks, last week via email and hadn't received anything from him since. But today, he called me and left my a voicemail apologizing (read more)
Written on April 18, 2012 at 3:10pm
Waiting For That Email...
Today is the due date. Right now I'm really hoping Mr. Hightower emails me back before 2 o'clock. I know he is a very busy man and the chances are unlikely, but it'd really be great to (read more)
Written on April 19, 2012 at 12:29pm
Time Of Finish Is At Hand.
Well, I'm about to leave my house now to head to class to finally be done with my Roadtrip Project. It has been a learning experience, and I have taken a lot away from all of this. Hopefully, my (read more)
Written on April 19, 2012 at 2:39pm
Start Date: 04/17/2012
Start Location: Mississippi State, MS
Total Interviews: 2
End Date: 04/17/2012
End Location: Mississippi State, MS
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