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March 17, 2008: MyPlan.com
MyPlan.com helps students and professionals plan more fulfilling lives by making well-informed decisions about their education and careers. Whether you’re deciding on what college to go to, choosing a major, planning ahead for your first career, or thinking about making a career change, MyPlan.com can help you explore options and bring clarity and insight into figuring out what’s right for you.
The site especially prides itself on being 100 percent independent and unbiased and states that it provides “the truth about colleges, careers and majors.”
The site’s navigation includes tabs for Careers, Assessment, Colleges, and Majors.
The Careers section offers a Career Database with information on 900 careers; a Video Library with 1-2-minute videos for nearly 500 careers and industries; a Salary Calculator; Top Ten Lists (for example, top ten highest paying jobs in America, top ten lowest paying jobs in America, top ten U.S. cities with the highest average incomes); a Career Community (featuring career reviews, career satisfaction ratings, discussion forums, and user groups for 900+ specific careers); an Industry Database with information on 77 industries; and a collection of Online Career Resources.
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