What Can You Do With a History Major?

CollegeXpress Student Writer

You want to major in history, but what kinds of jobs and careers will it lead to? It varies a lot, but here are a few ideas for you college history majors out there... read more

Scholarship Saturday: June 18, 2016


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Study Playlists for All Your Classes

Student, Garfield High School

Who doesn't need a little musical inspiration to face their chemistry homework head on? These four playlists should do the trick! read more

ICYMI: AP Scores Don't Matter in College Admission

Director of SAT Programs, Veritas Prep

The first two weeks of May are when AP exams are administered across the country. Although these exams cause tremendous angst among high school teenagers, much of that fear is unfounded. AP exams are much less important to the college admissions process than most high school students, counselors, and parents think. read more

Social Sciences and Humanities Majors and Potential Jobs

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Why do people act, dress, and live like they do? From the cultures that comprise the world today to the ancient civilizations we can't seem to learn enough about, the social sciences and humanities allow you to explore all that separates humans from the other primates. read more

Differentiate Yourself with SAT Subject Tests

Director of Business Development, Triumph College Admissions (TCA)

The SAT Subject Tests are a perfect way to help differentiate yourself. Differentiate means to recognize what makes someone or something different. Companies focus on differentiating their products from other products so that they'll stand out as a good purchase. They do this because they're competing with other companies who have similar products. You need to consider the college admission process as a similar type of competition. You're competing against other students. Anything that helps you differentiate yourself from those students is something worth your time and effort. read more

Don't Know Much About History?

Editor, Porter Sargent Handbooks

History course work could be an unfortunate casualty of the campaign to raise test results in reading and mathematics. But that makes the summer the perfect time to catch up. Even better, specialized programs allow students to spend extended time on historical periods that may be discussed only briefly or omitted entirely from their high school curricula. read more

What Can You Do With a Political Science Degree?

Freelance Writer

Maybe you're thinking of majoring in political science. But doesn't that mean you have to go to law school or run for office someday? Absolutely not. read more