My Path To Thunderbird
Virtual Tours by Students
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You know, if if Thunderbird might be right, a great option for you, you know, So Thunderbird has a very diverse student body there. You know, we have a lot of students who just got their bachelor's degree and they wanted to continue directly into their master's program. Um, you know, we have a lot of students who have been a professional for a while. Maybe they got their bachelor's degree, and then now they've been out there in the workforce, you know, working a job that they love for the last 5, 10, 15 years. Finally they got to the point where, you know, they realized that this is the point where they wanna, you know, taken upgrade, upgrade their education, get a better job, get a promotion or whatever. Also have a lot of people, like, kind of like me who got their bachelor's degree, you know, just kind of did things over the years and, you know, never really found what they were passionate about career wise and, you know, a soon as they discovered Thunderbird, they realized that this is the place that could bring them to the next level. You know, if you fall into one of those brackets, that's great. You should consider applying to Thunderbird, you know maybe you just are passionate about languages or passionate about cultures of the world, or you wanna have more adventures. You wanna eventually land a job that, you know, part of the job might be traveling or or interacting with people from around the globe. You know, like I said, that is the case for a lot of Thunderbird students. You know, you're gonna have so many diverse friends and classmates, and everybody has an interesting story. You know, if you come to Thunderbird, you know, interacting with your fellow students is never gonna be boring when you just say that. I dropped out only after, you know, six months or so, and I just realized, you know, this is not what I wanted to do at that point in my life. At that time as an 18 year old, you know, school was not my focus so dropped out of music production school. You know, I didn't think I needed in education and I was like I just graduated from high school. Then finally I realized, OK, you know, I don't wanna be doing this for the rest of my life. So I started going to community college, study elementary education and, you know, I got my associates degree and with an emphasis in elementary education to a lot of education classes, didn't practice. After getting my associates degree, you know, I realized, you know, being a classroom teacher for little kids. That's what you do want to do, you know? Anyway, after getting that degree, my associates, I started once again working odd jobs. I had a lot of friends and I was living in a pretty nice house and I had a company car and, you know, all that type of stuff. You know, it was just kind of a dead end job, no advancement, unless I wanted a job that I really didn't wanna dio. That's where I started my journey into marketing, which is what I'm really focusing on these days, eh? So it was a great experience, a period of personal development and, you know, just individual growth. You know, after I got my bachelor's degree, I didn't really want to get a job in journalism. Since, you know, I already had kind of an education background, and I lived in Korea for the next 2.5 years. You know, after that experience of living in in Korea, um, you know, I was coming back to the U. S. And I didn't know what my next step was gonna be again. I really enjoyed teaching over there and that whole experience, but I knew it wouldn't be the same if I got a teaching job here in the US so you know, I started my own business. I started marketing firm and I started doing marketing for dentist office and orthodontists and, you know, via a variety of other businesses. I ran that business for about a year and never had, like, really, you know, amazing success. It was hard for me to get traction with my own business, and I determined that the reason for that is that, you know, I just didn't have that much business experience. I didn't know how to recruit new clients or retain them. I started looking around for grad schools, came across Thunderbird, and, you know, a soon as I started researching it, I knew that it was gonna be a perfect school for me right away. So I signed up for Thunderbird and, you know, that's how I ended up here. It's nice to do something and feel, you know, the reward right away. I mean, I even even landed a job yet, and I know I'm going to like There is no doubt in my mind that after I graduate from this program, I'm going to get some kind of job. You know, people that come to Thunderbird haven't very diverse backgrounds. Other people have different stories and have come to Thunderbird, and it have, you know, excelled like crazy. So no matter what your background is, if you wanna learn more about the world, if you want to study business and management and you want to just amp up your career and know with certainty that when you leave this program, if you put in everything that you have, you'll get what you get out will be rewarding tenfold. If you want to know more about Thunderbird, you can visit www dot thunderbird dot a s u dot u. And somebody on there will be able to give you some direction on how to apply or what classes you want to take. Or if you want to get in touch with the campus ambassador, which are, you know, the people who the students, current students you could talk to in the school that will tell you about their experiences. You know, hopefully I'll see you and good luck on your grad school experience.