Do You Have to Know Your Major Before College?

By |2020-08-24T15:52:32+00:00May, 3, 2017|College Admissions, College Applications, College Degrees, College Majors, College Research|

Students and parents frequently ask me how important it is to determine what you want to major in before you go to college.  As with so many aspects of the college search and admissions process, the answer is, "It depends." Some would say that the whole point of going to college is [...]

Upcoming workshop on College Majors and Careers

By |2020-08-24T15:52:35+00:00July, 30, 2014|Careers, College Degrees, College Majors, College Preparation|

On Tuesday, August 12, career development specialist Danielle Menditch, MSW, will be offering a free workshop for high school and college students and their parents.  Entitled "Using Reverse Engineering to Discover Your Educational Path," the workshop will help participants explore their educational options (majors, minors, and various areas of study) from a different [...]

Surveys Show the Value of a Liberal Arts Education

By |2020-08-24T15:52:39+00:00October, 17, 2013|College Admissions, College Degrees, College Majors|

At a recent presentation, a parent asked me, "What would you recommend as the best college and best major?"  I said I really couldn't answer that question, as there is no "best school" or "best major" for everyone; rather, both of these things are specific to each individual.  I went on to [...]

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