Hotel options?


<p>I'd just like to know from current Hotelies or other people on these boards who know a lot about the Hotel School whether the school gives enough electives to its students to really be considered a hospitality management education along with a liberal arts education. </p>

<p>Also, I wouldn't mind working for the hospitality industry for a bit after college, but ultimately, I have no real idea what I would like to do. Maybe I'd continue with hospitality, maybe not...I'm undecided about career paths, as I'm sure many high school students are, but Hotelies always seem to have a set idea on what they're going to do. I'm just wondering if the Hotel School would really be for me if I'm so undecided.</p>


<p>as a conrll student you'll be able to take any course in the university, regardless of your major, provided you have met the prerequisites.</p>

<p>I believe that the hotel school offers concentrations in certain areas? Like if you wanted to do finance you could concentrate in finance, isn't that right? Also, if you look at their post graduate report a large proportion of the students go on to finance, banking, and risk analysis jobs - certainly not just hotel jobs.</p>

<p>right, i guess i should decide whether or not it's worth it for me to go to cornell hotel school for 4 years paying that much money if i dont really want hotel jobs. I could probably get jobs in finance or banking by just going to the McGill Management program I got into. I don't know...I really like Cornell though, I'm semi-attached to it cuz I spent a good part of my summer there last year and I'd love to go back for undergrad. I hate having second thoughts.</p>

<p>If you don't like the Hotel School you can always transfer into other schools/majors at Cornell.</p>

<p>you could just transfer schools within cornell freely, or do you have to go through another admission process</p>

<p>well, each school and major have their own requirements to transfer. The internal transfer division (<a href=""&gt;;/a&gt;) is there to help you, as well as the admissions office for the school you want to go to. I transferred into AEM from another major and the requirments were: to have a certain GPA (cant remember what it was), to have taken 2 business courses, and to have take macro or microeconomics. Plus a letter of intent.</p>

<p>At Columbia, it's hard to switch schools if your major doesn't suit you. That's a major plus at Cornell!</p>

<p>this is what makes cornell unique in this field. you get a hotel major AND an ivy league education.</p>

<p>but if finances are tight the other two elite programs in the nation are cal poly pomona, near los angeles, and purdue.</p>

<p>i have a hotelie friend also minoring in german! it's doable!</p>