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I have really enjoyed taking this class this semester. Public Relations was a very new field to me and I was not 100 percent sure that it’s what I wanted to end up doing, but after taking this course I can honestly say that Public Relations is the path for me, I also did my own research in order to find out if PR was right for me. At the beginning of the semester we defined what public relations is and what goes along with being a Public Relations professional in today’s society. What I learned is that PR is very hard to define and it has many different components and ideas that go along with it, also, there are many different personality traits that you must possess to work in this field. You have to be very good at persuading, working with people who may be difficult, you need to be able to realize what the right path to shape a public image is, and also need to be able to work well with others in a team. My favorite part about this class and the readings that we had to do were always the case studies. The case studies would give examples of different companies or organizations and their situations where Public Relations was needed. The case studies also provided different ways to solve the problems that these organizations were having and some of these ideas were very interesting. For example, when Taco Bell used the criticism that they were taking as their PR campaign against the people and it worked. Also, learning how to use all of the different forms of social media but in professional ways really helped me. I have never blogged before or used Twitter in that way, but I know that I will need to in my future career.