Not sure what major to study in college? What career path is best for you? Don’t worry, most people don’t know. Many pretend to know. Lots of people blow their family’s life savings on a degree they’ll never use. Colleges won’t tell you this, it’s not in their interest. You’ll probably never hear a college [...]
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Is college worth the money over the long run? It depends on how good of a job you do at choosing a major and career path that fits what you do best, before you go to college. What does the “before and after” picture look like for most people who go to college? Let’s take a [...]
Not sure that you’re in the right college major? Here’s the scoop. About 75 percent of recent college graduates (classes of 2006 - 2010) say they didn’t put near enough consideration into choosing their major, and half of these said they should have chosen a different major altogether.
Hoping the future will work itself out after college? [...]
Part 2: Career Direction 101
Come senior year of high school, young people face one the most important decisions in their life—what to be when they grow up. Most aren’t ready to answer this question, and it’s not their fault.
They are like Martians dropped on planet earth for the first time; they don’t quite understand how [...]
Part 1. Game Change
If you haven’t noticed, the commencement speech buzz is quiet this year. Instead, everyone is wondering whether college is really worth the investment. Are we getting good value for all that money?
In a just published Pew Research Survey; nearly 60% of Americans say the money spent on a college education is a [...]