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Evaluating Possible College Majors

CCEdit_TorreyCCEdit_Torrey Editor Posts: 180 Editor
Consider a variety of factors when selecting your college major. https://www.collegeconfidential.com/articles/evaluating-possible-college-majors/

Replies to: Evaluating Possible College Majors

  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus Registered User Posts: 74,498 Senior Member
    If you cannot view that article due to the usual bugs with non-Chrome/Chromium browsers, it is mainly about what is written on this web page that it links to: https://www.zippia.com/research/steermanure-majors/ (note: this is not the real URL; substitute a more common vulgar term for "steermanure" to get the real URL).

    That web page's definition of "steer manure majors" has to do with average pay levels that graduates find, most specifically those where the average pay level is lower than that of the average associate's degree holder (and, in a few cases, lower than the average high school graduate's pay level).

    While most prospective college students should be aware of post-graduation pay prospects associated choice of college major, most will not want to make post-graduation pay prospects the only reason to choose or not choose a college major.
  • coolweathercoolweather Registered User Posts: 5,843 Senior Member
    edited February 18

    That link does not have bad words. But I doubt it's meaningful. For example it says Social Work, Finance, Business Administration,... have lower unemployment rate than Electrical Engineering.
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