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Career Planning

November 13th, 2013 by ebeck722

By: Emma '14Emma Dauphinais

“Career” can be one of those scary words that send chills up your spine. Trust me, I know. I’ve been there. Ever been to one of those family parties where you are bombarded with those dreaded questions: “So, what are you going to do after college? What do you want to be?” What a silly question. After college, I’m going to work. When I graduate, I want to be happy and successful. What you want to “be” is a silly way of phrasing a job. However, it could be potentially useful in defining a career.

Choosing a Major

October 17th, 2013 by ebeck722

Emma Dauphinais

By: Emma '14

Congratulations – you have finally made it to college! After a long and grueling applications process, you have selected a university that matches you and your interests and that you expect will help you succeed. Such a weight off of your shoulders! Unfortunately, the easy part is over. Now, you have to focus your efforts on choosing a major.

Choosing a major is the most important decision you make at college. Your major is the reason why you are in college and it will prepare you for your future professional life after graduation. Your choice of a major is the difference between becoming a marine biologist or becoming a photographer, or between becoming a psychologist or becoming a mathematician. Your major can determine what you will be going to do for the rest of your life. And yes, I know that statement is rather scary.