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Realtor lives 'wonderful' lifestyle
Paul Sintas aka Pablo
Age: 47 and loving it!
Occupation: Office Director/ Realtor GRI - French and Co., Realtors
Where did you receive your education?
High School: Texline Independent Schools College: Texas State Technical Institute and Amarillo College Other: From many mentors, friends and family through the years.
How has your education played a role in your life today?
My education has enabled me a wonderful lifestyle, which allows me to have ample time to spend with my family and friends, travel where and when I want and to be able to afford it.
What is the value of your education?
Priceless! In fact, I continue my education throughout the year, not only to fulfill the requirements of The Texas Real Estate Commission, but to improve my knowledge and perhaps hone my professional skills.
What would you say to someone who's undecided about continuing their education?
I would begin by initiating a "1 to 1" conversation with that person. I feel that most people are really very open-minded when you have a private discussion as opposed to dictating or preaching to them. I would end that discussion by disclosing my disappointment in myself for having wasted so much time after high school.
When did you make education a priority?
At 27 years old, I enrolled at Amarillo College to take the necessary courses to obtain my real estate license. I continued my full time job as a waiter and bartender and was able to get an "A" in every course. During this time, I discovered that I was not allergic to learning!
What made you realize the importance of education in your life?
When I realized the fact, that in order to obtain the type of lifestyle that I was craving, would forever be out of my reach without an education.
Did you ever think about quitting? What made you keep going?
Once I made up my mind about continuing my education, I have not looked back, due to the fact that I now recognized my potential. Continuing education gives you a certain pride in yourself, a certain confidence, that one probably only understands after having achieved or complete an educational goal! Quitters never win!
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