A Job Fair Changes My Career
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Soon after I had graduated college I had this pressing desire to move away. I couldn’t really explain it except for the fact that I grew up and had gone to college in Southwestern Pennsylvania. This geographical area was all that I knew in life, but I knew I wanted to know more. For a long time I thought that I would end up in Baltimore along with my former college roommate and some other fellow graduates that had gone south. Instead I ended up taking the first job I was offered just north of Pittsburgh.

Admittedly, I was scared that nothing else was going to come up and I couldn’t come up with a good excuse to turn down a decent offer when I didn’t have any others waiting for me. Sure enough, after I accepted, other offers began coming in. Part of me ached; turni...

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