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The Truth About When and Why a College Major Matters

February 6 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Truth About When and Why a College Major Matters 2-6-24 8:30 pm ET

Join NYT Bestselling Author, Jeff Selingo, and special guest, Matt Sigelman, President, The Burning Glass Institute, as they discuss the importance of a college major.

Picking a college major can be stressful. Often the concern is how much a student’s major impacts their getting hired after graduation, and their salary potential.The reality is that getting a good job is about more than your student’s choice of major—it’s also about skills. Whether you have a high school or college student, don’t miss this informative session where you’ll learn:

  • how a major can help your student get into a school
  • how a school and major impact the value of a college degree
  • tips for choosing a major
  • what skills matter most and how to get them
This event is free and open to the public.
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About Jeff Selingo
Jeff Selingo has written about higher education for more than two decades and is a New York Times bestselling author of three books. His latest book, Who Gets In & Why: A Year Inside College Admissions, was published in September 2020 and was named among the 100 Notable Books of the year by the New York Times. Jeff is a special advisor for innovation and professor of practice at Arizona State University. He also co-hosts the podcast, FutureU.