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Major Challenges--Literally and Figuratively

Posted in Finding Your Passion, Picking A Major
If you’re reading this, you might have either caught yourself staring blankly at your college application lately, particularly at the box demanding you to write in your major declaration, or maybe you’ve been sitting in your dorm room wondering why on Earth you chose the major you did and what you’re planning on doing with that degree. Read more »

A billion reasons not to be a STEM major

Posted in Career Path, Picking A Major
That party you were planning on going to this week? Nah. Dinner out with your friends? Forget it, takes too long. Weekend trip to the city? In your dreams. As a STEM major (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math), you no longer have a life. You have willingly (at the complete and utter shock of literally all of your friends) signed your life away to science. Science is kind of like Satan, but more boring. He’ll take your life away from you and what do you get in return? Hopefully a mid level research gig in the real world. Hopefully. Read more »

Five Ways To Choose The Major That's Right For You

Posted in College Preparation, Picking A Major, Finding Your Passion, Getting Into Grad School
choosing a major
When you tell people you’re heading off to college in the fall, they always seem to say the same thing: “That’s great! What are you going to study?” If you already have a clear vision of what you want to do with your life, this is an easy question to answer. Read more »

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