What Do I Want to Be When I Grow Up?
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Choose a major?
My Majors.com MyMajors.com conducts a 10- to 15-minute interview with students seeking assistance with their selection of a 4-year college or university major. After accumulating and analyzing information about the student?s high school course achievements, course enjoyment, standardized test scores, and personal preferences, MyMajors recommends six majors from the most commonly offered majors.
WCIDWAMI (What Can I Do With A Major In) From the University of North Carolina at Wilmington Career Services office, the site lists over 40 majors. Clicking on a major will provide typical career titles for the field, needed skills and characteristics, job listing sites, links to more career information, and associations/organizations important in the field.
Choose a college?Big Future: This site provides you with 3,854 college options. You can use filters to narrow your search, or you can use the step-by-step interactive guide to help you select possible schools. Petersons: This page is organized by a list of college majors which allows you to conduct a search based on your interests. Find the top universities and the best colleges for you by browsing the list for the college major(s) that you would like to pursue. MyMajors: The MyMajors College Search connects you to over 7,500 Colleges, Universities and Career Schools. Refine your search below by searching for your Major, State, and Institution Type. Use the Request Info button to request info, or click on the School name to research more.
Career and College Search Center Use either the College Search Scout or the CollegeMatch interactive search tools to find a college that matches your requirements.
Choose a profession?
Occupational Outlook Handbook Published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects for a wide range of occupations. Career OneStop
Learn about careers, find career information, and locate career resources and advice with CareerOneStop. Created by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.