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Creating a Major

I often work with students who really have no idea what they want to major in when they enter college.  We will do career assessments, research different aspects of an academic department, but sometimes they just can’t narrow it down to one potential career or major.  There is so much pressure (from parents, teachers, society […]

More Advice to Entering Freshmen

Earlier this month the NY Times published short articles of advice to college freshmen written by professors.  I was not surprised how many of them emphasized the importance of learning how to write well and the importance of reading, everything from the classics to an everyday newspaper.  However, my favorite article was “Don’t Alienate Your […]