Roadtripper:

Hunter Brown

Purpose:

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.

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Awesome!

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!

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Snap Happy

(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!

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Paparazzi

(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!

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Photo Ninja

(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!

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Field Reporter

(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!

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Staff Writer

(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?

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Fresh Filmer

(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!

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Diehard Director

(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!

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Cine-maniac

(3+ videos) Lights...camera...action! You eat, breathe, and sleep filmmaking—just can't stay away from that camera and tripod, can ya?

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Conversation Starter

(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!

Details:

Class:
Career Planning

Educator:
gwen tyson

Home Base:
Mississippi State University Career Center

License:

All Rights Reserved

Interviews:

Leader: Buddy Staggers
Occupation: Bank President
Company: BancorpSouth

Industry: Finance and Investments
Interests: Entrepreneurship, Sports

Interview Reflection: Mr. Buddy also related with me in the business and sports side of life. He was very passionate about football and...(read more)

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Leader: Tommy Tomlinson
Occupation: Bank President
Company: Renesant Bank

Industry: Finance and Investments
Interests: Entrepreneurship, Sports

Interview Reflection: Mr. Tommy shared with me his life story, and while he was sharing this with me, I took away a lot of similarities...(read more)

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Blogs:

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

Nerves...

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
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End Date: 04/17/2012
End Location: Mississippi State, MS



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