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College Career Centers Provide More than Jobs

College Career Centers Provide More than Jobs

Your college career center isn't just for graduating seniors.

By Kathleen Carmichael, Ph.D., and Tavia Evans
Published March 6, 2009
Should You Switch Your Major?

Should You Switch Your Major?

Your major is the foundation of your career. Choose one you enjoy and are passionate about!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 4, 2014
Ask an Expert: What If I Changed My Mind?

Ask an Expert: What If I Changed My Mind?

Expert advice on changing your major.

By Peter Vogt
Published October 4, 2010
Ask an Expert: What Should I Major In?

Ask an Expert: What Should I Major In?

An expert answers tough questions on choosing majors.

By Peter Vogt
Published October 4, 2010
There's Nothing Minor About It

There's Nothing Minor About It

There's nothing minor about it when it comes to your college minor.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published November 5, 2007
Accelerated Hybrid Class: A Saner Option

Accelerated Hybrid Class: A Saner Option

Why an accelerated hybrid class is a saner option for nontraditional students.

By Lisa Hardman
Published October 31, 2007
Course Selection: Myths and Realities

Course Selection: Myths and Realities

A student gives a first hand account of college course selections: myths and realities.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published July 31, 2007
I Have to Pick a Major -- Now What?

I Have to Pick a Major -- Now What?

Are you in the "I have to pick a major -- now what?" mode? If so, don't panic. If you're like many college students, the major you select won't have a ...

By Peter Vogt
Published September 4, 2008
Seven Tips for Getting Your Money's Worth Out of College

Seven Tips for Getting Your Money's Worth Out of College

An insider lets you in on these seven tips for hetting your money’s worth out of college.

By Dr. Lynn F. Jacobs and Jeremy S Hyman
Published March 11, 2009
Why I Want an English Degree

Why I Want an English Degree

Clinging to the narrow railing, I eagerly waited for my turn to mount the remaining steps of the dilapidated book mobile. My seven-year-old eyes scanned the narrow shelves lining the trailer ...

Published June 5, 2007
Look Forward to Smelling the Roses

Look Forward to Smelling the Roses

A student shares her college application experience.

Published June 5, 2007
Find Your Passion: How to Start Exploring Potential College Majors

Find Your Passion: How to Start Exploring Potential College Majors

It may seem as though everyone around you knows his or her precise path through higher education, but it is simply not true.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published July 7, 2014
School of Style

School of Style

There’s a new school in season and it’s got a big name backing it.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 20, 2013
So Whose Life Is It?

So Whose Life Is It?

Don't listen to your parents (one of the few times you shouldn't) -- pick your own career.

By Barbara Reinhold
Published March 19, 2009
Jobs Influencing Students Choice of Major

Jobs Influencing Students Choice of Major

Since the beginning of school students are told they can grow up to be whatever they wanted to be. While that is still the case, something is changing that is having ...

Published February 26, 2015
When Passion & Skills Don’t Match

When Passion & Skills Don’t Match

Sure, it'd be nice if everyone's career path was simple - but that's not the way it works. So why don't colleges stop acting like it works that way?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 27, 2015
5 Steps to Take After You Declare Your Major

5 Steps to Take After You Declare Your Major

There's more to do after you declare your college major. Learn more now.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 16, 2015
Your Game Plan: 5 Ways to Graduate in Four Years

Your Game Plan: 5 Ways to Graduate in Four Years

Save money on college costs with this four-year graduation plan.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 19, 2015