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Whether you've just graduated high school or you've been out of school for years, the idea of earning a college degree is both thrilling and stressful. There are so many opportunities that come with higher education, and expanding your educational horizons is so rewarding. But the future can seem overwhelming, especially when choosing a school and a major.
When I was in high school, I had dozens of career aspirations: a lawyer, an actor, a veterinarian, you name it. But when it came time to make those big decisions, like picking a school and a subject that I loved enough to study it every day, I felt stuck. I wanted to follow my passions, but I was nervous at the idea of pursuing a degree in college that may not lead to a stable career in the future.
There were times that I was discouraged from chasing a career in music, but I knew that it was possible to sustain a happy, fulfilling, and stable life as a musician. However, I never had a private lessons teacher or anyone who could help with the process of obtaining a music degree. I was left with a lot of unanswered questions.