College and Career Clarity

College Major Enrollment: How to Check Numbers Before You Choose

  In today’s competitive academic landscape, choosing the right college and major is paramount for high school students on the threshold of their college journey. Lisa Marker Robbins, a seasoned expert with over three decades of experience guiding teens and their parents through the college selection process, unveils a vital strategy for making informed decisions. …

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#059 Career Close-Up: Accounting Doesn’t Have to be Boring

Show Notes EPISODE SUMMARY Forensic accounting brings some excitement to the career path of accounting. My guest, professor Jim Vogt, shares it is multidisciplinary and is about much more than just accounting. In this episode, we discuss the types of students who might enjoy learning forensic accounting skills as well as the different career paths …

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#058 Navigating the Competitive Landscape of Computer Science Admissions

Show Notes EPISODE SUMMARY Computer science is currently one of the hottest college majors. The job opportunities are plentiful and promise a great return on your investment in your child’s college education. But demand has made CS programs competitive. Is it the right program for your child? And if so, what can your teen do …

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#052 Demonstrated Interest: How It Can Help Guide Your College Search

Show Notes EPISODE SUMMARY In this episode, Sylvia Borgo and I discuss how a student’s demonstrated interest in a college can create an admission advantage for your teen and how you can determine which colleges don’t care about demonstrated interest. Sylvia also shares how she advises high school students to consider the value demonstrating interest …

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