Headed to college this upcoming new year without a clue as to what you want to major in? Don’t stress yourself out too much because it’s the same situation for “80% of college-bound students” according to Dr. Fritz Grupe, founder of MyMajors.com. I know that I definitely had no idea what to major in when I first applied and even when I arrived at college! To help you get out of the “undecided” category and into a major course of study that will leave you in a good position after getting your degree, here are some of the “hot” majors expected to be biggies in 2011 from WalletPop.com and the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ Job Outlook 2011 (172 employers were surveyed to learn the kind of majors they were looking to hire).
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At the end of every winter college semester, comes a very special and important time of year … A time that you spend with family … No, it’s not the holidays, it’s FAFSA (Free Application For Federal Student Aid) time! Holiday fatigued parents and students usually look at the FAFSA with expressions of terror. Mainly because of the vast amount of information the FAFSA usually needs in order to correctly determine the amount of federal aid that you or your student is entitled to. But no longer will the word FAFSA leave you seriously considering a sprint in the opposite direction because the new fafsa.ed.gov website and features change everything. Well, maybe not everything but most definitely enough to make the FAFSA a headache free process!
UtahFutures.org celebrates one-year anniversary with 324,000 users SALT LAKE CITY – Utah’s free website for education and career planning, UtahFutures.org, is celebrating its one-year anniversary by soliciting success stories from its 324,000 portfolio holders. Any Utah resident can set up a portfolio and/or browse UtahFutures.org free of charge. Since its October 2009 launch, some 324,000 portfolios have been organized. ...
With big changes ahead for Utah’s higher education with the HigherEdUtah2020 plan, it is expected that by 2018 over 66% of jobs will require some sort of post-secondary education. With that being said, there is no better time to learn about and take advantage of the amazing resources that UHEAA has to offer offer.