Tag: picking a major

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

How to Pick a Major for Med School

Associate Director of Admissions, University of Pittsburgh

If you are a high school student with your sights set on medical school, it can be hard to determine what you need to do to get there. read more

English, Writing, and Literature Majors and Potential Jobs

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"My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way." So said Hemingway, and so you may feel as well. If you're interested in pursuing writing and literature in college and as a career, keep reading! read more

What's Your Major? Tips on Finding the One Meant for You

Student, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Switching majors--or taking a while to find one--may seem daunting. But which is scarier: spending your life in a profession you end up hating, or enjoying a glorious career after finally discovering the major that's right for you? read more

Choosing a Major: A Short Story

Student, SUNY--Cortland

Once upon a time there was a young man. For the longest time, he had his heart set on becoming a corporate lawyer and a big business tycoon. But then all of a sudden, that dream seemed like a nightmare... read more

How I Picked My Major...and Then Changed My Mind

Student, Johns Hopkins University

Wise words from a student who thought she had her major (and her future) all figured out. Then she arrived on campus, and...NSM. read more

What Can I Do With This Major?


Lots of majors. ALL OF THE JOBS. read more

How to Choose Your Major (or Not)

Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Communications

Colleges can boast upwards of 300 majors to choose from. And you thought you had trouble picking your burrito filling at Chipotle. read more

Career Spotlight: Real Estate

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If you're a people person with a passion for helping people find the perfect space, real estate might be the right career for you. read more

Career Spotlight: Genetics


Interested in a career in genetics? Here, we break down the responsibilities, education needed, job growth, salaries, and more! read more