Try it Out

(Learn to Discern, Principle #6)

When working as a university professor, I had more than one conversation with a student that followed these lines:

Me: What are you studying for your major field?

Student: Accounting.

Me: That’s great- so you really enjoy accounting?

Student: I’m not sure.

Me: You aren’t sure if you like it? Why are you studying it?

Student: I just need something that pays and I heard accountants make good money.

It baffled me that they could spend four years of their lives, go into debt, and plan to spend several decades doing something they weren’t even sure they liked. Continue Reading