Whether you are still in high school or in your freshman or sophomore year in college, you may be one of the millions of students that are currently undecided about what they should choose for a college major. While this can be an incredibly stressful situation, here are a few tips that will help make it easier to make the decision.
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One of the best ways to gain experience and insight into an industry is to do an internship. If you are in high school, internships can help you follow a passion or try new things to inform your decision of what college major would suit you best.
Here is a radical idea: what if summer could be about relaxing, having fun with new friends while also learning new applicable skills to use in the real world? These days it seems impossible to reconcile the two. It can be stressful for students, especially those approaching prospects of college, to focus on their future when they are so caught up with homework, social life and all of the challenges of growing up. It’s tempting to just stay in the moment and neglect the bigger picture. It’s never too late, however, to map out a course of action for the future so that your goals (which may seem far off and distant now) seem practical and easy to accomplish. Here are a few of our handy tips to stay ahead and avoid falling behind this summer.
Q: What do parents need to know about the Social Media Epidemic and what can they do to help their middle school age (10-13) Gen Zers navigate this new social landscape?
- A: We are in the midst of a Social Media Epidemic and it is dramatically influencing the Gen Zers (born 1996-2010) that are living in our homes and has changed the social landscape.
Get their info from YouTube or from their peers versus mentors or parents
Communicate digitally 35% of the time.
According to a new study, today’s teens care much less about driving, scoring a fake ID, or dating than their 1990’s counterparts.
They prefer to stay home, hang out and scroll through social media.
Let’s say that you are a high school student with a passion; something you love so much you think you might want to pursue it as a career. But, you want to find out if the reality matches up with the dream. Finding an internship in this field is a fantastic way to see if you want to gain knowledge and experience; doing it as high school student can also help you make a more informed decision about what college to attend or even what college major you may complete in the future. Even if you have no idea what you want to do, a high school internship can be a great way to start exploring career options.
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