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How can I get a feel for different career areas?

How can I get a feel for different career areas?

Question: How can I get a feel for some of the career areas I'm interested in?

The best way to get a feel for a particular career…

10 Worst Mistakes of Job Hunters

10 Worst Mistakes of Job Hunters

You may be wondering why I'm posting about job hunting. Apparently it has nothing to do with college admissions. However, the inf…

Teach for America

Teach for America

If you're a college junior, thinking about what to do after graduation, perhaps Libby Quaid's Associated Press article will give …

For Jobs, Timing Is Everything

For Jobs, Timing Is Everything

What is the purpose of a college education? Ask most parents and they'll tell you that it's to equip our progeny for a job (or, m…

How Career-Minded Are You?

How Career-Minded Are You?

One of the tools I use for college counseling is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). In a nutshell, the MBTI gives high schoo…

College Courses and Careers

College Courses and Careers

When do we finally grow up? That's the answer most of us should have given when asked, "What do you want to be when you grow up?"…

College Majors and "Deskless" Careers

College Majors and "Deskless" Careers

When high school students try to project themselves into a picture of doing their life's work, what do they see? In my opinion, I…

Path to Medical Research

Path to Medical Research

Question: I want to be a medical researcher in immunology and genetics. I am not sure if you have to go to med school to be a me…

Can Choosing An Uncommon Major Boost Admission Chances?

Can Choosing An Uncommon Major Boost Admission Chances?

Question: If my son is a borderline candidate at the liberal arts college he wants to attend, will it help if he indicates an unp…

Nursing Scholarships

Nursing Scholarships

Question: I am a mother of 3 at the age of 24. I go to a community college in Denver, CO, and would like to know if there are any…

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