New data on the first three jobs held by graduates of six popular majors show career pathways are a swirl rather than a straight line, and that college degrees typically do create a foundation for entering the workforce. Defining the value of a college major is tricky, in part because students typically aren't fully rational when picking one. Likewise, career paths are increasingly hard to predict, with a growing number of job changes for graduates looming in the fast-moving knowledge economy and automation also playing a bigger role. New data from Emsi , a labor market analytics firm that is part of the Strada Education Network, sheds light on the career tracks for graduates of six relatively common academic programs, with widely varying levels of perceived applicability to jobs: languages and philosophy, the social sciences, business, communications, engineering, and IT.
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By nearly every objective measure, the world is a better place than it has ever been in modern history. So why doesn't it feel that way? So I just avoided the topic altogether. I try to stay away from politics on this site and write about more universal themes.
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At any given point in time, most college students are stressed about something; it's just part of going to school. While having stress in your life is normal and often unavoidable, being stressed is something you can control. Follow these ten tips to learn how to keep your stress in check and how to relax when it gets to be too much.
According to Princeton Review, computer science remains the most popular major among college students. To ensure their college application is as competitive as possible, many high school students spend their summer taking part in a pre-college technology program. We searched through hundreds of programs, considering everything from affordability and value, to the resumes of instructors, to the uniqueness of the activities and opportunities. The result is the ultimate list of summer technology programs that are sure to make your summer both exciting and productive — and add a little extra boost to that college application.