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Chad Shelton
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  • Hot Springs, NC
  • United States
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How did you succeed?

Hi there everyone! Thanks to your input and also the input of my peers back home, last year I decided to follow my dream to make a career in the outdoor industry. After graduating college I moved to…Continue

Tags: finances, succeed, winter, outside

Started Mar 4, 2015

Experience vs. Education
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Hi everybody! Hope everyone has enjoyed their summers, but now as winter creeps into North Carolina all I can think about is snowboarding! I feel like this is a place full of awesome people who have…Continue

Tags: help, feedback, colorado, shop, winter

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patty Jul 24.


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Patty replied to Chad Shelton's discussion Experience vs. Education
"Great call on the experience first! You'll want to know if it's an industry you can sink your teeth into and really embrace as a career.  Imagine a teacher spending 5 years in college, then getting out there and in their first…"
Jul 24
Phillip replied to Chad Shelton's discussion Experience vs. Education
"Hi there. It's really importnatn question in present days. It's really great that you are interested in MBA education. it's commendable that you care about your future and think ahead about good education institutions. But if they…"
Jul 23

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Hot Springs, NC
About Me:
I have lived in Western North Carolina all my life and love the mountains. I graduated from Appalachian State with a degree in psychology and was accepted into the MBA program here. An opportunity arose to move to Colorado in June 2013, and I have determined that moving out West and gaining further experience in winter sports is a better decision than an education towards a corporate goal.
Last Seasonal Job:
Ski/Snowboarding Instructor
Favorite Seasonal Job:
Snowboard Instructor
Where have you lived and worked?
I've lived in Hot Springs and Boone, both in North Carolina. I've worked at the Hot Springs Resort and Spa, Beech Mountain Day Camp, and at Sugar Mountain Ski Resort. I have also spent time as a beer distributor for Empire Distribution.
Dream Job:
Certified level 3 snowboard instructor

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