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How to Choose a College Major When the Options Seem Overwhelming

If you're overwhelmed by the hundreds of programs, concentrations, and other degree options out there, this real-world advice on how to choose a major will read more

Liberal Arts Change Lives

Liberal arts: Are they "good"? Are they "dead"? Do they have a place in higher education, especially when we consider the cost? read more

What Can You Do With an English Major?

Long story short: you can do way more with an English major than you think. Here are lots of examples.read more

Careers for Students Who Want to Make a Difference in the World

If you want to help people with your future career, you need to take a look at this list. And get ready to make a difference in the world.read more

What to Do If You're Worried About Finishing College on Time

Scared you're not going to make it to the finish line? Do these things to make sure you graduate college on time.read more

What Can You Do With an International Relations Major?

An International Relations major can take you around the world and then some. Keep reading for a look at some common careers for students who major in read more

Ask The Experts

Q: I'm struggling with my college classes and homework; who can I turn to for help?

A: Colleges want you to succeed. They want you to maximize your classroom experience and go on to successful careers after you graduate. read more


Q: What is an interdisciplinary major?

A: An interdisciplinary major provides students with the opportunity to combine the best of several subject areas around a single theme.read more


Q: How might students benefit from a formal mentorship?

A: Mentorship is crucial! Formal mentoring relationships are so important. Find experts and those who have accomplished great things in areas you are interested in.read more


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