Tag: major decisions

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

4 Smart Steps to Start Your College Search

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Dean of Admission, Gonzaga University

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

I Have No Idea What Major to Choose...Help!

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I am sure that you have heard it from people how important choosing a major is--but it's not initially as important as you might think. read more

The Campus Visit Love Affair

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Founder and President, Smart College Visit, Inc.

"I just fell in love with the campus!" That type of statement sets the bar pretty high for your college visit experience and the expectation that you will fall in love with campus immediately is one that, more often than not, is unrealistic. read more

To Play or Not to Play Sports in College

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Senior Assistant Editor, Scholarship Manager, Wintergreen Orchard House

With time running out to make a decision on what to do with your athletic career in college, I hope I can help provide a little perspective. read more

What to Ask If You're Undecided

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Founder and President, Smart College Visit, Inc.

It's important to explore the "undecided major" the same way you would English, engineering, animal science, or any other specific degree program by asking questions while on your college visit. read more