Choosing a College, Major and Career
What do you want in a school?
Before you explore and compare different schools, first decide what you're looking for in a school. Ask your parents to do the same thing. Then compare your answers and come to some agreement as to what you want in a school.
Search for a school that fits you well academically, socially and culturally:
What do you want to major in?
Don’t worry if you’re not ready to answer this question. It’s OK to take your time and explore your options.
A major is a specific subject area that students specialize in. Typically, between one-third and one-half of the courses you’ll take in college will be in your major or related to it.
Ten questions to consider:
Which Jobs Are Right for You?
Deciding what career you want to pursue is exciting. But because there are so many career paths it can be hard to choose. How do you decide which to choose, or even where to start? Following the steps below can help you explore the possibilities. You’ll gain more than a better understanding of various jobs; you’ll also learn something new about yourself.