Here's a few things you should know if you have never had a tarot reading done before -
Generally the cards in a reading deal with six months to a year period.
There are differnt spreads for different types of questions.
The tarot is not a predictor of the future but a guide to the kind of future you can expect if continue with your current choices.
It can also guide you if you wish to choose between any options you have by predicting an expected future outcome for each option.
Nothing is etched in stone, and if you change your mind about something today after the Tarot reading, the same question answered tommorrow will have a totally different tarot reading.