Choosing a College Goal: Personal Interest vs. Career

Is career choice an either-or situation?  When students foresee the goal of their college education, they are caught in a tug-of-war between the sensible prospect of job security or a career path tailored to their passions and interests.  Rarely do they overlap. They may consider the kitchen their happy place, but know that majors in…

Graduation Cap on Money

No Degree is Guaranteed to Succeed

It’s an age-old conundrum for college students: Should they focus on technical skills or obtain a broader degree? Parents often guide their children toward a more “practical” degree in the sciences or business, thinking the job market will pay out higher in comparison to a liberal arts background. A liberal arts major has indeed gained…