Posts Tagged ‘Choosing A Major’

Career Spotlight: 5 Career Paths for Sociology Majors

Career Spotlight: 5 Career Paths for Sociology Majors

If you are interested in sociology, but you’re not sure how well that translates to a career path, don’t worry! Sociology is an incredibly versatile major — more so than you might think. You learn a great deal about interacting with different kinds of people, and in upper level courses, you’ll also get practice in ...

6 Signs You Should Switch Your Major

6 Signs You Should Switch Your Major

Editor’s Note: HackCollege’s Career Guides and School Finder are great resources for discovering new career paths. Have you been questioning whether or not you chose the right major when you enrolled in college? You’re not alone. The truth is that a majority of graduates don’t even end up working in the field they got their ...

Freshman Rules to Live By

Freshman Rules to Live By

Your dorm room is unpacked, your parents are gone, and your classes aren’t starting for another few days, so now what? As you meander through the first few months of school, you’ll begin to change a lot from the person you were back in high school. While you undergo these changes — good and bad ...

How to Become More Than Your Major to Recruiters

How to Become More Than Your Major to Recruiters

“So you want to make movies or something?” That’s the first question people ask when they hear I majored in Film and Television — an odd choice for someone with no intention of entering either industry. Yet switching out of Economics was one of the best decisions I made as an undergrad. The courses offered ...

4 Helpful Tips for English Majors

4 Helpful Tips for English Majors

As an English major, I will be the first to tell you that my life doesn’t consist simply of books and writing. There’s much more than that, but I know others won’t see that. And every time that someone asks me what I want to do with my degree once I graduate, I tell them ...

Film School: How the Oscar Favorites Can Help You Choose a Major

Film School: How the Oscar Favorites Can Help You Choose a Major

Career counselors, personality assessments and college pamphlets try their best to offer advice, but choosing a major is a personal decision that starts you down a life-long career path. Advice on choosing a major varies, but a central idea usual stands out: choose a major that peaks your interest. For some students with clear passions, ...