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Student Affairs is an ever-changing field where so much needs to be done, learned, improved, andextended to another level. I am currently in a place filled with many opportunities that can enable me togo and seek placement in such an open, engaging, and exciting field of student affairs. When I developedan interest to venture into this field of student affairs, the first thing that came to my mind was my life'sthoughts during my college life. I recalled the numerous and interesting opportunities presented to meby people working in higher institutions of learning. I used to admire the mode of dressing and the codeof conduct portrayed by these individuals. I wished that I would be among them and inspire someoneelse by setting a good example one day.During my college life, I was very much involved in campus life. I had so many friends we could hangaround together during weekends and holidays. It was such a fun, interesting moment amongstindividuals who shared the same interest with me. Despite much fun, I never ignored my studies, for Iknew what I wanted to achieve after school. Many people, including my close friends, constantly askedme what I wanted to do after my college education. I was so excited to inform them that I wanted to be aclinical psychologist. My original plan was to study clinical psychology after attaining my bachelor's inpsychology. This plan, however, changed immediately in January when I was in my senior year of college.I came across a resident director who introduced me to the student affairs program at Old DominionUniversity. Due to my love and interest in student affairs, I felt that this was the best opportunity topursue my interest and help my college students who will come after me. I had a conviction that thisstudent's affair would be the perfect place for me to venture into. So, I chose to pursue a career in highereducation which ensures that the college experience that I loved continues to be enhanced for otherstudents who will come after me.Thinking about my philosophy of student affairs, I thought about how it feels when you are a student butunder the mercy of the decisions made by others. I declared that I would ensure that such practiceswould cause extinction during my time in the student affairs department. My philosophy, therefore,

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Student Affairs, Director of Student Activities, affairs department

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