By:Douglas DoNascimento

What are the responsibilities of the being a firefighter?

  • Responsibilities may include fire prevention

  • Emergency medical service

  • Hazardous material response

  • Search and rescue

  • Disaster assistance

Why should I be a firefighter?

  • You get to help citizens

  • You get a lot of money

  • You get to prevent disasters

Community service?

  • Volunteering time at station (networking)

  • Visiting sick children in the hospital

  • Volunteering time at a local or national organization or associations that cater to people in need, cleaning up your community, and anything else you can think of that does not pay you or provide you with any benefits.


For college if you want to live in San Jose California, the best college to attend would be Cogswell Polytechnical College. You will need a bachelors degree.

What are the entrance / acceptance requirements? (GPA, ACT/SAT scores etc.)

GPA: none

ACT: 18

SAT math: 450

SAT reading: 432

SAT writing: 433

How can I meet these requirements?

You definitely need to put in a lot of elbow grease and a lot of hard work and I need to study hard.