How to use the Internet to choose a college major
Many Internet sources can help you choose your major. Remember, though, YOU are the best resource in deciding on a major — after you have conducted a thorough amount of research and talked with career experts, family, friends, etc.
Our article, Choosing a College Major: How to Chart Your Ideal Path takes you through the steps of a journey of self-discovery leading to a choice of major(s) and possible minors.
We also have a free section on Quintessential Careers — What Can I do With a Major in…? — that provides you with real job titles and careers for students who major in just about any major. The research in this section is based on QuintCareers.com Founder Dr. Randall Hansen’s book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Choosing a College Major.
What Can I do with a Major in …? Resources, a large collection of “kits” and fact sheets on a wide range of college majors. Find short descriptions of majors, career paths, sample job titles, and more.
QuintCareers Assessment Powered by JVIS — developed to assist high school and college students, and adults with educational and career planning, the Jackson Vocational Interest Survey will help you discover the college majors and rewarding careers that match your interests. Provides a detailed report, with career implications and jobs that match your pattern. Top-rated. Fee-based.
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