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Ep. 110 | Does Your "Major" Matter?

Does your "major" in college matter?

Show Notes:

In this episode, I continue last week's discussion about how to narrow down college choices. This week, we dive into the relevance (or irrelevance) of your "major" preference when it comes to college selection and beyond. I also explore whether the best high school students will eventually skip college. 

0:00:40 Should "ranking" be #1 criteria? 

0:01:20 Two important caveats 

0:04:30 Does your major matter? 

0:05:15 Does major matter > college? 

0:06:15 Majors in high demand 

0:06:45 A degree in Literature? 

0:07:37 STEM or Humanities? 

0:08:10 Where to start college search 

0:09:12 New world, new majors 

0:09:30 Value of two Harvard degrees 

0:10:00 How long to graduate (4, 5, 6 yrs)

0:11:00 Straight outta high school 

0:11:50 Employers new recruiting criteria 

0:12:10 Does merit matter anymore? 

0:13:20 New employment track 

0:14:10 Will best students bypass college? Follow us:

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