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5 New and Emerging College Majors!

Change is not an easy thing to do. Plus, colleges seem to change at a slower pace than the rest of the world. Even so, there are newer and growing college majors coming into play at many universities across the country. Many of these majors are centered around technology since the industry has seen incredible …
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What’s a Double Major?

While studying up on different college majors, you may have come across the term “double major.” That essentially means pursuing two degrees at the same time. Unlike, pursing a minor (which involves completing approximately 18 credit hours), pursuing the double major involves completing all the required classes and credits you would need in order to …
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What is a College Minor?

A college minor is a secondary academic discipline. It may complement a student’s major, but it does not have to. Undergrads must complete approximately 18 credit hours (or approximately 6 courses) to earn a minor. Students are not required to declare a minor to earn a degree. Every student in college eventually decides on a …
Most Unique Majors by State from College Raptor
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The Most Unique College Major in Each State

What, would you guess, is the most unique major in your state? Some states’ most unique majors seem to make sense based on industries in the state. For instance, Tennessee has around 12 times as many arts, entertainment, and media management majors than the rest of the country (per college grad/per year), which can be chalked …
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7 Organizations Working to Promote Women in STEM

While women make up 47 percent of the US work force, they represent only 26 percent of people who work in STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math). Further, only 12 percent of female college students will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in science, and just 3 percent will continue to work in a STEM field …
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How Do I Choose a College Major?

Choosing a college major can be a huge part of your overall college plan. Knowing what you want to study can narrow down the college search. Choosing a college major can be a huge part of your overall college plan, and knowing what you want to study can narrow down the college search. But with …