I create graphics and video content for clients of all kinds.
Oatmeal for breakfast, a long commute down to Newport beach, get in the office and make a to-do list (can't emphasize how far these things will get you), write content for a client, check the designs that have been submitted to me over night, field client calls and discuss plans to help them achieve their business goals, attend internal meetings about process and improving work product, knock out any administrative tasks on my to-do list, make a list for the next day, and head on home.
I think the key is to be good to other people and maintain friendships, get good at whatever you're doing and you'll find your way to where you belong.
Here's the first step for college students
Get really good at writing, and soak up a ton of inspiration. Consume media that you love. Make friendships and share ideas with people you trust. Build cool things in teams! That's all I do every day.
"You should be a doctor / lawyer. I admire people who love those fields, and they certainly pay comfortably, but I was always someone who liked more variety and didn't want to take such a defined path."