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Category Archives: Choosing a Major

What’s Your College Degree Worth?

When I wrote about this question over a decade ago, it was in response to one jobseeker in an article for the Wall Street Journal who had this to say: “A degree isn’t any big guarantee of employment, it’s a basic requirement, a … Read More…

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Why INTERNSHIPS?

If you are wondering why internships are important; the reasons are many! First and foremost – Employers value internships! Whether you are a Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior, internships should be a part of your college experience.  In fact, multiple internships should be … Read More…

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20 Pieces of REAL Advice for a College Freshman

From the desk of the Dean…(Updated for the Class of 2023) In a few weeks, summer will end and you will become a college freshman.  You won’t be alone. Thousands of new college freshmen will file onto college campuses and populate college residence … Read More…

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Rail Careers are Worth Exploring

Did you know that median wages for rail careers last year was $57,160? I would guess that most people don’t know that. In fact, I have found that most people don’t know much about careers in transportation at all. As a former Air Traffic Controller myself, … Read More…

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College Majors in Demand

The National Association of Colleges and Employers survey shows that almost 100% of those employers surveyed planned to hire new graduates coming out of the class of 2017. Which College Majors in Demand from Class of 2017? The list below shows the percentage … Read More…

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7 Ways the Workforce is Changing

The workforce is changing and some of the questions to ask are – Am I keeping up?  How am I preparing to stay competitive?  What do I know about employment trends? If you work with college students as much as I do, you … Read More…

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