Why You Should Double Major

My first reaction is why not?  It’s an awesome idea with very few if any drawbacks, so let’s break it down.  When you double major you focus on two subjects in college, instead of just one.  The subject you major in college is the subject you get your degree in.  So if you are an […]

Choose My Major: Pharmacy

Do you like science? Do you want to help people?  If you are great at paying attention to details, and if you have strong communication skills, then you should consider a career as a pharmacist!  This career offers a great salary and solid job security.  As our population ages, pharmacists will be more and more […]

Choose My Major: Nursing

So you want to be nurse?  Great!  We will always need great nurses, and if you’ve ever been in the hospital, you know the power of a friendly, kind, smart nurse who is excited about his or her career.  Nurses are compassionate people who do much to ease the suffering and fear of others.  It’s […]

Choose My Major: Business and Management

For those of you who dream of a corner office and boxes of business cards with initials after your name, then you are probably already thinking of majoring in Business.  Let’s talk about this because you actually have options. Many colleges and universities do offer business as a major, but there are just as many […]

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

Thinking about your future career is really exciting!  There are so many possibilities, and the sky really is the limit. Most students who enter college do not know for certain what they want to study or become, so there’s no great pressure for you to figure it out right away.   At most colleges you […]

Choose My Major: Dental Hygiene

So you want to be a dental hygienist? Great! This is a fulfilling, challenging job that is always in demand, so let’s get started with putting you on the path to get there. Career Opportunities: Dental hygienists have a very low unemployment rate of 2.8% according to Payscale.com and they can make on average $70K per […]

Choose My Major: Pre-Veterinary Medicine

If you love animals and think that working with them everyday would be a dream come true, then maybe Vet school is the right career path for you.  Getting in can be tough, so read on to get some great advice and develop your own game plan for becoming a vet.   Career opportunities: There are […]

Why You Should Study A STEM Field

Simply put, STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.   You have probably heard the term used in the news lately to commiserate the lack of qualified U.S. candidates for the growing number of jobs in the STEM field.   With the explosion of technology, the majority of these jobs are in the Computing […]

What Are Informational Interviews?

One great way that you can figure out which careers might be the best fits for you is to start talking informally to people actually working in that industry. Adults love to talk about what they do for a living, and students never ask about it.  The vast majority of professional people would be more […]

Top Colleges For Finance Majors

By: Amani Teshome, Student, Boston College   Many colleges are renowned for their impressive undergraduate business schools and programs. Within these schools, arguably the most popular major is Finance. Whether driven by a passion for numbers and an understanding of the market or motivated by the idea of being the next Gordon Gecko (minus the whole […]