7 Career Paths for Undecided College Majors

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 7/25/17 4:30 PM

As you approach the end of high school and the beginning of college, one of the biggest decisions in the next year or so is choosing your major. Whether you do it before you head off to college or once you get there, your college major represents the academic area you’ll live in for the next four years, plus the next big step toward your future.

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Topics: Choosing a Major, Undecided

The Undecided College Applicant’s Guide to the Psychology Major

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 7/20/17 4:30 PM

You already know the pop culture clichés about psychology: A patient stretched out on a leather couch in a room lined with bookshelves. Off to one side of the couch a doctor wearing round wire-rim glasses calmly says, “Yes, I see. Now, tell me about your mother.”

Parent-based crises aside, psychology maintains its position year after year as one of the most popular college majors. There’s something about unpacking the mysteries of the human mind that intrigues college students.

20 Questions to Ask When Visiting CollegesMaybe it’s the chance to learn about yourself; maybe it’s understanding how other people think. Or perhaps it’s because (as one former psychology major speculates on Quora) psychology is considered “the easy one” among the sciences—at least by those who don’t understand it.

If you’re undecided and applying to colleges, chances are the thought of a psychology major crossed your consciousness. But what is the psychology major, really?

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Topics: Choosing a Major, Psychology

Undecided? Learn about our Pathway Program.

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 7/11/17 4:30 PM

Starting college without picking your degree? Don’t worry—lots of people do.

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Topics: Choosing a Major

Stats that Show It’s OK to Start College with an Undecided Major

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 7/4/17 4:30 PM

You saw the question coming before the conversation even started.

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Topics: Choosing a Major

Undecided? 5 More In-Demand Majors for 2017

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 4/11/17 4:30 PM

Your skills and interests should be the biggest factors in choosing what to study at college. But it’s also important to learn about the career prospects of different majors. Everyone has to make a living, and if you’re torn between two or more undergraduate programs, the professional outlook for each one could help you make a decision. Today’s employers are on the lookout for candidates with skills that help their organizations adapt to a rapidly-changing world.

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Topics: Choosing a Major, Majoring In: Business, Majoring In: Engineering

What Majors Will Employers Want from the Class of 2022?

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 4/6/17 4:30 PM

As a junior, or senior, in high school, you probably don’t have a crystal-clear idea of what kind of career you want to pursue—and that’s okay. But the arrival of millennials coupled with the rapid advancement of technology is bringing about wholesale change to the labor force.

This increased rate of change means it’s never too early to start thinking about what kind of job you want after graduation. Based on research, interviews with experts, and technological trends, these majors are expected to be more in-demand than others.

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Topics: Choosing a Major


 

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