In this episode, I lay out a decision tree (with "if-then" statements) that dictates how you should think about your major. Should you care about your major? What should influence your choice of major? Are there any hard and fast rules with respect to choosing a major? How to avoid the double-whammy. If you are a high school student or a senior on your way to college, listen to this podcast before making a decision on what to major in.
0:01:35 Stop and think
0:01:55 The single biggest factor
0:04:43 Modest debt
0:06:37 Crushing debt
0:08:30 The double-whammy
0:09:22 STEM majors
0:10:12 Tripling down
0:11:54 5 Alternatives
0:17:30 What to do (5 Steps) Follow us:
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