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April 3, 2024

Do college majors matter? Not as much as you think

By Jamie Merisotis

It might be the most common question college students get. “What’s your major?” While it may be a great conversation starter on campus, the question isn’t all that effective in predicting someone’s job choice—certainly not a full career trajectory.

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March 5, 2024

Audio: Is College Worth It?

By Admissions Beat Podcast

Two thought leaders, Lumina Foundation’s Jamie Merisotis and Anthony Carnevale of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, share insights on the enduring value of college learning experiences, college affordability, the role of storytelling to amplify higher ed’s importance, and more.

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