I started my undergraduate career as a math/comp sci major, and did that for two years at two different schools (transferred to a better school after my first year). At my second school, I went through some rough emotional times, and changed my major for several reasons... [more inside]
I am a second semester sophomore, pre-med student who has been reconsidering his options for the past few weeks. My grades in pre-med courses, no matter how hard I try, are extremely lackluster and my GPA in those courses barely hovers over a 3.0 (luckily, this is calculated after only four eligible courses). Furthermore, when I calculated my non pre-med courses I found that I had a 3.8, which was both encouraging (since I go to a top 10 school; I was a little happy that I had a GPA like this) and demoralizing because I've pretty much convinced myself that my academic strengths lie in anything BUT the natural sciences. [more inside]
he doesn't want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything ... or sell anything bought or processed, or buy anything sold or processed, or process anything sold, bought or processed...
What kinds of careers/fields of study should my music- and animal-loving STEM-student son consider? [more inside]
What careers directly relate to a BS in Business Administration, Concentration in Decision Sciences? [more inside]
I want to be a web designer. Am I making a big mistake trying to transfer from community college into San Francisco State's Visual Communication Design major rather than Cal State Long Beach's Art with an Option in Graphic Design or San José State's Graphic Design BFA? I currently live in southern California (Long Beach, to be specific), but want to get away. [more inside]
Is getting a minor in college worth anything? [more inside]
Is it alright for me to leave my specific field of study from my resume if employers might find it...offputting? [more inside]
Is it foolhardy to pursue such different double majors as graphic design and neuroscience? [more inside]
At least since I was a kid, there's been the joke/expression "underwater basketweaving." Namely as a joke college major: "What's your major?" "Underwater basketweaving." What is the origin of this expression? Anyone know?