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10 Things to Know About Choosing a College Major

By Delece Smith-Barrow and Josh Moody May 12, 2020, at 11:16 a.m.

Students who are set on a specific major should consider how that subject is taught at their target schools. For example, does a college have a reputation for minting graduates who go on to successful careers in their chosen field? Or does a college even offer the major that an applicant is interested in? Christopher Rim, founder and CEO of Command Education, says students should check college websites to learn more about available program offerings. Another source to learn more about quality programs is the U.S. News rankings, which include breakdowns of top schools in engineering, finance, marketing and various other fields of study.

This article appeared in U.S. News on May 12, 2020