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Commencing…
Ed Magnin
Magnin & Associates
Conrad Global Collegiate Academy, DISD
June 18, 2018
My previous games
2
Our recent games
3
4
Why do we call graduation
a commencement?
What are you passionate about?
6
Source:
oliveremberton.com
Why are you passionate about it?
7
Source:
oliveremberton.com
Think of life as a game
8
Source:
oliveremberton.com
Only you don’t get to choose your character
9
Source:
oliveremberton.com
You do have to improve your skills.
10
Source:
oliveremberton.com
And there may be some rewards
11
Source:
oliveremberton.com
And hopefully no major punishments
12
Both men agree that relentlessly focusing on one specific passion
or problem leads to achievement. And that means pushing aside
other ideas and interests until a goal is reached, according to
TIME.”
The importance of focus
13
Source:
cnbc.com
“…according to Warren Buffett
and Bill Gates, focus is the most
important factor to success.
How is college different?
14
Source:
SMU.edu
How to succeed
15
• Be proactive about your education.
• The more you put into it, the more you’ll get out of it.
• Pay attention to your teachers.
• Cooperate with your classmates and team members.
• Ask for help, when you need it.
• Reach out to teachers and industry partners.
16
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Conrad Global Collegiate Academy DISD - orientation

  • 1. Commencing… Ed Magnin Magnin & Associates Conrad Global Collegiate Academy, DISD June 18, 2018
  • 4. 4
  • 5. Why do we call graduation a commencement?
  • 6. What are you passionate about? 6 Source: oliveremberton.com
  • 7. Why are you passionate about it? 7 Source: oliveremberton.com
  • 8. Think of life as a game 8 Source: oliveremberton.com
  • 9. Only you don’t get to choose your character 9 Source: oliveremberton.com
  • 10. You do have to improve your skills. 10 Source: oliveremberton.com
  • 11. And there may be some rewards 11 Source: oliveremberton.com
  • 12. And hopefully no major punishments 12
  • 13. Both men agree that relentlessly focusing on one specific passion or problem leads to achievement. And that means pushing aside other ideas and interests until a goal is reached, according to TIME.” The importance of focus 13 Source: cnbc.com “…according to Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, focus is the most important factor to success.
  • 14. How is college different? 14 Source: SMU.edu
  • 15. How to succeed 15 • Be proactive about your education. • The more you put into it, the more you’ll get out of it. • Pay attention to your teachers. • Cooperate with your classmates and team members. • Ask for help, when you need it. • Reach out to teachers and industry partners.