3 Steps to Choosing a College Major by the Process of Elimination

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High School Student

Choosing a major is not an easy decision, but the process of elimination can help you narrow down your list of potential majors and discover yourself along the way. read more

Undecided Major...What Now?

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Student, California State University of Los Angeles

Is it bad to have absolutely no idea what you want to major in? No! Going to college undecided is completely okay. Here are some reasons why. read more

5 Tips for Choosing a Major

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Student

For some people, choosing a major isn't a big deal. For others, it doesn't come so easily. If you're one of those people, here are a few ways to make your major decision a little easier. read more

Use the 3 P's to Help Your Child With Major Decisions

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Author, College Admission Expert, Valley Prep Tutoring Services

Is your college-bound child undecided in their major? Get the conversation going with these tips. 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

The Insider's Guide to Student Financial Aid

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Vice Provost for Enrollment, Dean of Admissions, Vanderbilt University

Figuring out how to pay for college can be as confusing as deciding where to attend. The goal is to help you find the best fit in every way. read more

The Decision: Which Sport to Play?

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Senior Assistant Editor, Scholarship Manager, Wintergreen Orchard House

Generally in the high school world, the year is set up so you can play multiple sports. During the summer you can be on a travel swimming and diving team, during the fall you're playing football, during the winter you're synchronized skating, and during the spring you're playing lacrosse. With collegiate athletics almost always year-round, when you think about having to choose between sports as you move into college, it is heart breaking. read more

Transfer Does Not Mean Failure

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Assistant Editor, Online Specialist

This series of blog posts I wanted to call Zen and the Art of Transferring, but I have a feeling nobody would read it. It is around this time in the semester when students, especially freshmen, are realizing that the colleges they chose might not be right for them. Don't panic. read more

Admission Counselor Q&A

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Public Relations Associate, Carnegie Communications

You're about to embark on the college search. Chances are, you bought guidebooks, read college profiles online, called an admission counselor . . . wait--you haven't called an admission counselor yet? read more

Beginning the College Search Process

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Deciding where to go to college isn't easy. But even if you've dreamed of going to a certain school your whole life, not checking out your other options can only do you a disservice. read more