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Best College Majors by Salary

PayScale recently released the best college majors for undergrads by salary. Here are the top 10 and their mid-career median salaries: #1 Petroleum Engineering: $155,000 #2 Chemical Engineering: $109,000 #3 Electrical Engineering: $103,000 #4 Materials Science & Engineering: $103,000 #5 Aerospace Engineering: $102,000 #6 Computer Engineering: $101,000 #7 Physics: $101,000 #8 Applied Mathematics: $98,600 #9 […]

How What You Do Over Summer Vacation Will – or Won’t – Impact College Admissions

Ah summer – just relaxing in a hammock on a beach or by the pool, sipping fruity drinks and watching time pass oh so slowly. Right. For most rising high school seniors (and juniors and, Lord help me, freshmen and sophomores), summer is a mad frenzy of activity. Somehow, this insanity has been linked to […]

Strategies for Picking a College Major

You’ve spent countless hours combing through college brochures, touring campuses (both in person and virtually) and painstakingly perfecting your application essay. You anxiously played the waiting game, fretting about which schools would grant you that coveted acceptance letter. And you heavily weighed the pros and cons of every university you got into, agonizing over which […]

Growth Industries to Keep in Mind As You Consider Your College Selection

Provided by Westwood College High unemployment rates have many aspiring college students thinking hard about which direction to take in their college majors and careers. Recently, teaching and training expert Michael Brandwein appeared on WFTX-FOX in Florida and offered his perspective on hot growth areas and how to choose an educational program. Brandwein said employers […]