Choosing a major is more complicated than just following your heart … or the Occupational Outlook Handbook. While a college education isn’t necessarily vocational training, 7 out of 10 college seniors graduate with student loan debt. Most will …
For every fine arts major who goes into his chosen field of study with his head held high, there's another who cringes as he registers for classes, following his heart but fearing a future of unemployment. Well, fear not, our artistic friends: your employment opportunities might be better than you'd expect.
Much of the advice we've given so far on choosing a college has assumed that you know which major you plan to study. The reality, of course, is that 50 percent of students change their minds once they get to school. So how can you pick the right course of study for you?
Money isn't everything, but it's pretty hard to enjoy all the other glorious parts of life if your bank account is in the red. For this reason, it's not a bad idea to make after-graduation earnings a part of your decision about which college major to study.