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Posted August 27, 2015 by

Top 5 Highest Paying College Majors

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Choosing a college major is one of the most critical decisions of our lives. A lot of things have to be taken into consideration, the main ones being whether the major you’re opting for is of your interest, its value in the job market, etc. The most important thing, however, is deciding whether its pay will be worth the gruesome academics and mind-boggling digits of your tuition fee. One may argue that living a truly satisfactory life requires doing something you love, regardless of how much it pays you, but let’s face it, who doesn’t want financial stability?

But careers which pay you well initially require payment. These require sheer determination and hard work & usually have a high tuition fee. Here is a list of the five highest paying college majors: (more…)

Posted June 11, 2014 by

College Students, Choose Your Major Carefully to Improve Your Chances of Landing Entry Level Jobs

Depending on the majors they choose, college students may have an easier or more difficult time finding entry level jobs.  In the following post, take a look at the best and worst college majors for summer 2014.

So much goes into choosing a major. Our passions and aptitudes, input from parents and mentors, and career options once you’ve earned that degree such as: Which majors do employers look for most? For my career choice, will it be difficult to find a job? Within my career field, where are

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Posted January 20, 2014 by

Hot College Majors in 2014

Using a pencil to choose a major on questionnaire

Using a pencil to choose a major on questionnaire. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Most of us were told as children that we could be whatever we wanted to be when we grew up. As time goes on, most of us tend to realize that the truth is slightly more complicated.

We’re all free to follow our dreams and passions, but our trajectory in life, particularly where college is concerned, can have a great deal more to do with pragmatism than with the far-off dreams of our childhood. Quite simply, our choice of college major should take a number of factors into account, including the state of the job market. (more…)

Posted November 15, 2013 by

Some College Grads’ Majors Paying Off With Entry Level Jobs

College students may want to think twice about which majors they choose, as some may pay off more than others when it comes to entry level jobs.  Learn more in an infographic found in the following post.

Just a few short years ago the news for college grads was all doom and gloom. It was virtually a guarantee, it was said, you’d graduate and move straight into your parents’ basement. Fast forward to 2013: the light at the end of the tunnel is getting closer (and it isn’t an oncoming train)…

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Posted September 17, 2013 by

6 Things You May Not Hear from a College Recruiter

As you consider what college to attend, there are some things a college recruiter may not tell you.  Learn six of them in the following post.

Today’s college-going students and the people who advise them know even less about college and careers than in my era, and college recruiters who visit schools aren’t unbiased about where they want you to go to college.

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Posted August 23, 2013 by

Want an Entrepreneurship as an Entry Level Job? 10 College Majors that Could Prepare You

While everyone may not become an entrepreneur, for those who do, pursuing higher education is a smart idea.  However, what should students major in?  The following post highlights 10 college majors that can prepare you for an entrepreneurship as an entry level job.

You don’t have to go to school to be a startup entrepreneur. As Peter Thiel will try to convince you, sometimes dropping out is actually the best option for budding ‘treps. However, getting a degree can be a strong choice for many reasons. (Go here and here for some good analyses.) The right

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