When you start your day you usually have a schedule to follow you know what you have to do and you go about your works that way. When you were at school you were given projects to finish and you had to think out a plan to do that. So basically it all comes down to planning and scheduling. Imagine doing any of your work without a plan it is simply impossible. Everything goes haywire without proper organization. The same thing could be said about your life. It has to move along a planned road. But we are all aware that sometimes its life that actually takes up the responsibility of planning and changes our meticulously thought out plans. But still we have to plan. Career is one vital part of our life that must be planned. For having the most successful career you have to have the most flawless plan in mind.
You should start taking your career decision a little earlier. You need a plan and you have to work on that plan and later according to that plan. So you can not waste time. Remember time truly does not wait for any one. So do not wait for your college to end. Start planning when you are in high school. By now you have well understood which subjects you like which subjects you are weak at. Also evaluate your strengths and weaknesses and your interest. There are now a huge number of career and job related magazines in the market go through these magazines. There are career blogs too in the virtual world just go through the tips, suggestions posted there. You will also have ideas about job trends, demands and requirements of specific jobs, so you would be able to plan your career with these information. When you go to college you would be able to select easily the subject combination that you need for your respective job field. You should also follow job advertisements to find out about the requirements. You might need to undergo some special training for your job and you should do that.
So relax and start planning early if you put enough efforts you would be able to make a successful career.