FC: The Life of Bill Ramage
1: Table of Contents | Page 1: Table of Contents Page 2: Decisions, Decisions Page 3-6: Education, Go Get It! Page 7: Graduation Page 8: Job Page 9-15: Daily Challenges Page 16-17: Bibliography
2: Decisions, Decisions | The college where I will study is the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences at the University of Oklahoma. I will major in Meteorology while studying here. 3 Reasons Why 1.OU has a great college to study meteorology at. The College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences at the University of Oklahoma will help me understand meteorology better. I always thought that being a meteorologist would be interesting. 2. Majoring in this will help me get numerous job opportunities. 3.The college at OU is very good in meteorology, OU is known for a lot of things but one of the biggest things is meteorology.
3: Freshman Year In my freshman year, I decided to join a fraternity at the University of Oklahoma. The fraternity that I joined is called Phi Gamma Delta. I decided to do this so that I can have some people to be with outside of the classroom. I am very happy with my decision on joining this. The people that I am with are very good and very smart. I am very happy with my decision on joining the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. | My fraternity house. | Another photo. | University of OKlahoma.
4: Sophomore Year I decided to get a part time job at the local McDonalds. The pay isn't a lot but it will work. I needed some money fast, and with the busy college life, McDonalds was my best option to get some money. I am working as a cashier. The cashier is a relatively easy job but it pays good money especially when I need it. | Favorite meal from McDonalds. | The famous logo. | The place that I work at.
5: Junior Year In my junior year,I decided to join a student organization. I felt like I needed to join an organization to help me with my knowledge. School is very busy right now but I felt like I needed to do more for some reason so I decided to join Model UN. Model UN is a debate group and we discuss various topics that are in our world. | The Model UN logo. | A photo from one of our conferences. | Another photo from one of our conferences.
6: Senior Year In my senior year, I decided to go backpacking across Europe. I was wrapping everything up in my classes and I decided to go with some friends to Europe for a few weeks. Europe is a very unique place to go travel. Great friends, amazing views and great food highlighted one of the best experiences of my life. | Postcard from Ireland. | Postcard from Northern Ireland. | Map of Europe, we traveled in Ireland and the U.K.
7: Graduation | I graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2020. I graduated with a BA in meteorology. The graduation ceremony was very nice and professional. I feel very accomplished in my studies and am looking forward to my career as a meteorologist.
8: Job | I am the research meteorologist at the Oklahoma weather service center. I research and study weather patterns that can affect Oklahoma. I earn $65,405.08 per year. I enjoy my job and studying weather patterns. My job is 7 days a week and requires me to be there from 7 AM to 6 PM.
9: Daily Challenges | My first daily challenge is that I found $100. This isn't really a bad thing or a "challenge" but this is what happened to me. I consider myself lucky to find $100.
10: Daily Challenges | My student loan payments were $500. I lost $500 out of my yearly pay because of this. I had to pay this off to the university because my parents couldn't pay it off.
11: Daily Challenges | I got a raise this year. My salary increased by .02%. I got a raise I think because I have been studying and working very hard to make sure that the citizens can be better protected and aware of storms.
12: Daily Challenges | I lost my job in this year. It appears someone better may be coming to take my position for the job. I hope to find a new job soon.
13: Daily Challenges | I got my job back and I am thankful that it is the same job that I had before I lost my job.
14: Daily Challenges | I had a baby in this year! It cost $10,000 but I am happy and proud to be a father.
15: Daily Challenges | This year I had another child. I am happy to be a father of two and I am looking forward to raising these kids. We had to pay $10,000 to be able to have this kid.
16: Bibliography | "Careers." Careers. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 May 2013.