Category Archives: Choosing a college major

College Major: Anthropology

A degree in anthropology opens graduates to a variety of career paths.  A few months ago I read an article in Fortune magazine that featured this caption: “Hormel developed Rev, a new line of on-the-go-meals with input from its house anthropologist, … Continue reading

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College Major: Engineering

The first in an occasional series on college majors.   By Anne Vaccaro Brady With teachers, parents, corporate leaders and even the president encouraging teenagers to become engineers, a well-paying field with solid job prospects, it seems a good place … Continue reading

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Helping Your Student Find the Right College

A Q&A with the hosts of the podcast NYCollegeChat and the new book, How to Find the Right College. Marie G. Segares and Regina H. Paul are on a virtual tour for their new book, How to Find the Right … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Accelerated Degree Programs

How to save time and money by working toward an advanced degree as an undergrad. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Some careers require a degree beyond a bachelor’s, like physical therapy and teaching, or are helped by a master’s degree, such … Continue reading

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College News for a Stress-free Summer

Okay, I can’t guarantee there will be no stress, but this info will help ease the tension. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Whether you’re the parent of a high school student or a recent graduate, there’s plenty of college-related planning required … Continue reading

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College Admissions News for Applicants, Transfers and Their Parents

Check out these informative articles that you might have missed. By Anne Vaccaro Brady With college application season here, advice and tips abound for students and their families. I’ve pulled together some of these helpful posts and articles on applying … Continue reading

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10 Majors and the 100 Jobs You Can Get with Them

Celebrating my 100th post with a look at where a bachelor’s degree can take you. By Anne Vaccaro Brady When your son or daughter announced they wanted to major in English, your first words might have been, “And what are … Continue reading

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