Why Dyson Business?

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences: How have your interests and related experiences influenced the major you have selected in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences? [/650 words]

My interest in economics and finance sprouted during my childhood. Back then, I followed my mom while she explored real estate for her business and visited her financial advisor. However, it wasn’t until I started Cosh(ex), my calculator programming business, that I discovered what I truly wanted as my own field: management and entrepreneurship in technology.

After months of almost frantic programming, I began distributing calculator programs to my friends. I quickly realized that many students wanted my programs and decided to make it a business, targeting students who couldn’t write their own programs. The night I designed the entire website for my business, working into the early morning hours, I finally understood the quote, “Entrepreneurs don’t need sleep.”

My experience with Cosh(ex) confirmed my interest in management and technological entrepreneurship, but I was troubled by the prospect that this potential career path would alienate some of my passions. I love economics, business management, computer science, philosophy, and neurology; however, I am most passionate about helping the physically disabled, especially veterans. I found a compromise upon waking up from an exciting dream. It was of a futuristic tech facility:...

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