Despite an economic slowdown or perhaps as a result of it college business is booming. Increasingly people are choosing to return to school to upgrade their skills or change careers entirely. More high school seniors are entering college, not because they know what they need to study or what career to pursue, but because they feel like they must. The result: Increasingly students facing the giant brick wall that may be choosing a college major. Whether its the doe-eyed freshman without a clue, the disenchanted junior who realizes English isn’t the right degree for him, or the unemployed secretary who feels like she needs to get in on the health care craze but doesn’t understand how, the nation is filled with current and college bound students who have a very hard choice to make and no methodical way to make it.
The twelve assessments in College Major Quizzes coaches them through the process of making that decision. By assessing their skills, interests, values, goals, personality, preferences, motives, assumptions, learning styles, and long term career plans this book will help readers explore their options, evaluate the merits of each, and then make a selection the college program that fits them and their career goals best.