Careers

College Majors And Unemployment

iStock

It costs a lot of money to go to college. Generally, there are two outcomes from getting a college degree: (1) acquiring the knowledge and skills that lead to a career, and/or (2) broadening one's perspective on life through a higher level of education.

I don't have statistics on what percentage of college students are seeking merely to broaden their perspectives on life, but I'm willing to bet that the overwhelming majority of college students are looking to use their degrees as a ticket to finding a meaningful job.

Keep reading Show less
Find Your Best Fit
Find your best fit college and track your favorite colleges.
FORUMS
Connect with your future classmates
GUIDANCE
Offer not stacking up? These articles may help
GUIDANCE
Expert advice and answers to common SAT and ACT questions