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Asking the right questions

Last semester, I took a course that involved holding extensive interviews. The course was called dangerous decisions and cheerful choices, taught by Professor Barlow.

As an assignment we had to hold three interviews with a first year student, upperclassmen, and a member of the work force. 

Before we could conduct the interviews we had to pass a test on ethics. The class itself focused on asking questions that pertained to the school, deciding their majors, and what their jobs might entail.

What I took away from the class was the ability to ask the right questions. What I mean by the right questions, is the wording of a question in such a manner to invoke a genuine and detailed response. The class also taught me to be comfortable meeting complete strangers and asking them potentially intrusive questions.

 

 

 

Independence

Moving to college taught me how to allocate my time to different activities. Prior to college I lived with my parents, they woke me up each day and reminded me of everything I had to do outside of school. My father would remind me of what commitments I had to take care of. My dad… Read More