This aspect will increase the feeling that you're headed along the same path, and that you have a lot in common. You'll certainly have goals in common; though you might do different things in life, pursuing different careers or educational paths, you'll have similar ideas of where you want to end up and how you want to get there. You'll be able to talk about these subjects and to offer each other advice on your life paths.
In this friendship you can make even more progress toward your goals than you could on your own. Being buddies will really help both of you find success, however you define it. You'll find that your past experiences are similar as well, and you'll be able to offer each other a lot of support and solid advice based on your own experiences.