Going overseas can be a apprehensive but worthwhile and rewarding experience.
I’m neither a career counselor nor a fortune teller. There’s no magical equation for career-related happiness. Still, I think there’s a different way to look at things.
Here’s a piece of advice I’m sure you’ve heard before: “Remember — first impressions are everything.” It’s a bite-sized recommendation, omnipresent in career pamphlets, self-help books and chirpy dating columns.
As college students, we’re fresh-faced, bright-eyed and probably a little naïve; we’re preparing for a headfirst dive into the rest of our lives. It follows that people generally enjoy giving us advice.