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Major change

Major change

By Celeste Houmard, Writer

April 20, 2016

Many college students have wondered whether or not they chose the right major or minor. Students have to decide their major as teenagers, and sometimes it is hard to be sure that major was the right fit for them. UA’s Counseling and Testing Center provided a workshop called “Not What I Wanted:...

Synchronizing passion into career

Synchronizing passion into career

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Writer

October 21, 2015

The University of Akron’s School of Music hosted a career day in Guzzetta Recital Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 21 for prospective students, parents, and even current students hoping to change majors. The day started with a welcome from Ann Usher, director of the School of Music, who presented attende...

How passions, values, and goals shape your career

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

September 23, 2015

If your interests and values are well-matched to your field of study, then you are likely to be happy and successful. But for many students, interests change over time, passions are discovered or lost, and the old job may no longer seem such a good fit. If you are in this position, a good starting point...

Fair helps students make major life decisions

Fair helps students make major life decisions

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Writer

April 1, 2015

All college students face the challenge of choosing a major; to help with that decision, UA Student Success hosted a Majors Fair on Wednesday, April 1 in the Union Ballroom A. The event provided students with information on majors, minors, and certificates from department faculty, according to John...

‘Working on Purpose’ helps students focus on career goals

‘Working on Purpose’ helps students focus on career goals

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

October 15, 2014

  The Counseling and Testing Center hosted the “Working on Purpose (Deciding on a Major or Career)” workshop in Simmons Hall Conducted by Kai-Rai Prewitt, and Michael Cadaret, both carry a master in art. The seminar held on Monday, Oct. 13 focused on the exploration of students’ interests,...