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College Major of the Week: Sports Management Programs

September 09, 2009 By: Category: College Major Info, Featured programs, Sports management programs 1 Comment →

What do you want to be when you grow up? If your dreams of being a super hero, pro athlete or ballerina no longer seem too realistic, you might be wondering what kinds of careers are out there. Since there are thousands of career options, it often seems as if there are too many college majors to choose from. To help you narrow your list of college majors, we’ve decided to start a new series: “College Major of the Week”. Each week we’ll choose one college major to showcase to help you decide what you’d like to do once you become a real-life “grown-up”.

This week’s major: Sports Management Programs


Photo of John McGraw, Manager of the New York Giants, 1905 by Boston Public Library 


Not Just a Hobby: Outdoors Degrees in the Real World

May 12, 2009 By: Category: Choosing a College, College Major Info, Featured programs 2 Comments →

Today’s post is from our newest guest blogger, Sara Fowler, and admissions insider from Colorado Mountain College.  

I grew up in the mountains of Colorado, in a town that draws crowds year-round for pretty much any outdoor activity you can imagine – tourists came to ski, hike, kayak and bike in my backyard.

I worked, like most of my friends, in the coffee houses, restaurants and shops in Glenwood Springs throughout high school. And when I talked to visitors in our area, they often mentioned that they wished they could live their outdoor vacation lifestyle forever. I guess no one ever told them they could.


Picture of Hanging Lake, Colorado by Rob Lee


Can You Make Money Designing Video Games?

May 07, 2008 By: Category: College Major Info, Featured programs 4 Comments →

Game design and software development are some of the fastest growing careers.  But can you make money doing it? If you are good, absolutely.  (more…)