Student Affairs Isn’t For You

A beautiful Piece from TTU HESA Webmaster Brittni M.

Higher Education Student Association

*Disclaimer: This post is based off of the wildly popular blog post Marriage Isn’t For You by Seth Smith. While working in student affairs is not as concrete as marriage, many who work in the field report being married to their job and loving it. This post is dedicated to my peers who are busting theirs to make everyone else’s comfortable and happy while furthering their education.

Student affairs is not for you. Surprised? There are few professions in the world that are all about you, and this profession is far from one of those. Working with students is not for the faint of heart, it is for the bold and compassionate hearts out there.

You work long hours, late hours, and hours you still can’t wrap your mind around being awake during.

You work with happy people, dramatic people, and can’t-stop-complaining people.

You work with parents and families who may not…

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About rigsurfer

A Brother of Delta Upsilon International Fraternity, Inc., Joined in Fall 2010. Completed a B.A. in English at North Carolina State University in 2013 and received a M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration at Texas Tech University in 2015. Passionate about Leadership and Diversity as well as Ducks, Scooby Doo, and reading.
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