November 15, 2012

What If…I’d Not Changed My College Major?


WHAT IF…I’D NOT CHANGED MY COLLEGE MAJOR? provides a daily writing prompt to encourage post writing. On November 14, 2012 the prompt was as follows:

Revisionist History: Go back in time to an event you think could have played out differently for you. Let alternate history have its moment: tell us what could, would or should have happened?

Easy. I could choose several life events. Here’s one:

“We have a plum assignment for your internship,” my occupational therapy professor said when I told her I was changing my college major. “You shouldn’t change your major due to marriage.”

She must have believed I was a worthy student, believed in me, because she took my interests at heart. For example, a final exam in an activities class ended with an activity: students were to make (more…)

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