What Major to Choose for 4 Hot Careers

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 8/29/17 5:28 PM

At some point in your life—or, more likely, at many points—a well-meaning person will wander up to you and ask what you plan to do as a career.

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Topics: Choosing a Major, Majoring In: Business, Going to School at IPFW, Majoring In: Engineering, liberal arts, Undecided, Psychology, For High School Seniors

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


 

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