Ready to enter a small, unstable job market? Ready to be out of school? Not quite. When I entered into my fall semester of my senior year, I was expecting it to be my last semester. I had planned on making this my last semester, finishing all my classes and starting an internship in the spring. Dec. 1 was the internship paperwork deadline; the date to have everything set and to have a plan.
This is a common reaction I get when I tell people I am an Outdoor Adventure Leadership major. There is an assumption made by many as soon as they hear it: we make fires, go camping and share spooky stories — all the while paying $50 grand a year for it.