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Monthly Archives: January 2015

College and career planning: Start off by identifying strengths and areas of interest

There is plenty to consider when declaring a college major or choosing a career path. Deciding between what seems like endless alternatives can feel like an overwhelming task, and many young adults are not sure how to go about making such impactful decisions. Often, students are influenced by the opinions of others throughout their college and career planning. Most take classes recommended by their academic advisors, and many emerging adults receive help from their families when making tough decisions. But without self-exploration, students may end up declaring a college major before they have taken the steps to fully examine their options.

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