- Choosing a college major is one of the biggest decisions for most students
- Future earnings and career satisfaction should be carefully balanced
- See related article: A smarter way to think about college
- For more news on college readiness, see eSN’s Innovative Teaching page
Deciding on a college major is a tricky decision for even the most dedicated of students. Before enrolling, students have to consider their own skills, their career prospects, and their ability to thrive within the department at large.
As a parent, guidance counselor, or teacher, you can help students navigate college majors by doing a little research of your own. Focus on learning more about the student’s goals and motivations, and look into potential professors before the semester starts. This will help you guide students toward a major that is both enjoyable and financially rewarding. …Read More