Frequently Asked Questions From Parents:

“What is the best major for my son/daughter?”
“How many students find jobs after graduation?”
“What is the average starting salary of new graduates?”

Questions Parents Should Be Asking:

“How can my student receive help choosing the best major for his or her interests and abilities?”
“What percentage of students majoring in _____ is employed by graduation?”
“What is the average salary of new graduates entering the field of ____?”
“Which skills are most in demand by employers?”
“How can my student prepare while in college to be competitive upon graduation?”
“Which services does the college provide to help my student plan for his or her career?”
“When should these services be used?”

While the answer to some of these questions depend on what your student’s choice of major is, you can find the answers to the other questions within this web resource.


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