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- Thinking about a Master’s Degree in Management
- Confused and Stressed about Colleges and Majors
- Stay in School or Go to Work?
- Developing Passion
- Is College Worth the Cost?
- A Medical Degree for a Woman
- MBA, GMAT, Career
- Jobs For a Science Major
- Another Associate’s Degree?
- A Good Major for a pre-MBA Student
- Are Some PhD Degrees More In Demand Than Others?
- Preparing for an MBA
- Take Time Off to Pick a Major?
- Give Up on Math?
Author Archives: henryeyring
By henryeyring | Published: July 20, 2012
Q: I want to build a business where I will have my own fashion boutique with my own line (clothes, shoes, accessories), nail polish line, and makeup line. What do I major in? A: This is a great, focused question. You’re likely to need the analytical skills found in two academic disciplines, business management and fashion design. [...]
By henryeyring | Published: June 30, 2012
Q: My major is computer engineering, and I’m thinking to get my master degree in management. But I’m worried that it would be difficult for me since I have no background in management. So will I succeed in it, or should I study something else? A: Most master’s degree programs in management, particularly the MBA, assume [...]
By henryeyring | Published: June 30, 2012
Q: I am going to be a Senior this coming fall, and I am looking for colleges. But I got really confused. I am pretty sure I’m interested in the business field, so I’d major in business when I go to college, right? But do I need to care about that when I pick my college? Because there are ranking [...]
By henryeyring | Published: April 3, 2012
Q: I am 23 years old, and I’m currently an accounting major. I am set to graduate next fall with my bachelor’s degree, after three years of college. I have one more year on my scholarship that will go unused, so I thought it may be worth it to stay and double major in Management [...]
By henryeyring | Published: December 2, 2011
Q: I don’t know what I want to major in. I enjoy a lot of things, but none are very practical, and I’m not really passionate about anything. Would it be more beneficial to take a year off from school to work, so I can decide what I want to study before I attend a [...]
By henryeyring | Published: October 25, 2011
Q: On the Internet and in the news recently I have noticed that a lot of people are saying that college is not worth it anymore and that the opportunity cost for school is just not worth it as it once was. I am a college senior and am excited to graduate and hopefully get a [...]
By henryeyring | Published: August 13, 2011
Q: Should a woman consider going to Medical school? I already know about the other careers there are in the health field, but I would like to be a doctor. I already know how long it would take, and what makes me hesitate is that one day I will get married and have kids, so [...]
By henryeyring | Published: July 29, 2011
Q: I’m a successful entrepreneur and executive in a family company. I’m in my mid-thirties and have five children, but I’ve always wondered about getting an MBA from a top school and testing myself in the corporate world. My undergraduate grades are good, but the GMAT looks like Greek to me. What do you recommend? [...]
By henryeyring | Published: May 20, 2011
Q: I am a high school student trying to decide what I want to major in. I am very interested in Atmospheric Science, but the career outlook is not that good... A: Let me congratulate you on two points. One is that you're thinking ahead about both college and your career. The other is that you enjoy science. If you keep looking to the future and developing your talent for science, the world of work is going to treat you well....
By henryeyring | Published: April 18, 2011
Q: I have my associates degree in general studies. My dream and passion is to design. I have been looking into getting a degree for interior design, but it is only another associates degree. Which would mean that is just two associates degrees and not a bachelors degree. Does not having a bachelors degree really make that much of a difference? A: The way to test the value of a bachelor's degree in interior design is to talk to professionals in the field, people whose work you find interesting...