Mindmaxing Podcast: Episode 19 with Andy Chan

Mindmaxing Podcast: Episode 19 with Andy Chan

Andy Chan, VP of Innovation and Career Development at Wake Forest University, knows that being a student in 2022 is a uniquely complicated experience. There are more educational and professional options than ever before. There’s also immense societal and cultural pressure to pick the perfect path and flawlessly transition from high school to college to a career. 

In episode 19 of MindMaxing—the first in the podcast’s second season—Andy urges students to consider education not as a means to an end but as a way to foster the desire to learn and grow over one’s lifetime. He says the advice educators, mentors, and parents should give students “is not ‘follow your passions’—it’s ‘follow your interests to discover your passions.'”

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