Here’s a 20 things I wish I knew post for college students. I think I’ll assign this for my freshmen. Maybe for sophomores, juniors and seniors, too. Maybe for everyone. For a sampler, here’s #20:
Stop thinking that you go to school to get a good job. You should work towards academic excellence because you were created to serve the most high God–not to get a paycheck. God made us intellectual creatures, and it is for that reason we pursue the life of the mind. If you work with this in mind a vocation will come.