Deciding What’s More Important…Your Passion or Your Paycheck

The Value of your college major: By the Numbers The question of whether college is really worth the rising cost (and the inevitable student-loan debt) has been hotly debated in recent months. The answer, according to new research out of Georgetown University, largely depends on whether students choose a lucrative major. The study used census […]

For Passion or For Pay? What’s The Best Choice For Your Major?

I recently read an article published by my alma mater’s campus newspaper regarding the unemployment rate based upon major.  It made me wonder whether it is advantageous for first year students to see this data or not.  What does the average American view a college education as: a chance to research and study a […]

When I Grow Up…

When I was 7, I wanted to be a dentist. Age 10- hair stylist.   Age 13- a neurosurgeon. Age 16- missionary doctor.  At age 24, well I’m a teacher/Realtor/businesswoman/meandering young lady. How does a 17 year old determine the course for the rest of their life?  Is it based on some far-fetched dream of owning […]