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.   http://www.dailytarheel.com/media/00/00/01/01/10159_unemploymentbymajor2o.pdf  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 […]