“Many graduates.reported they would have done something differently in college if they had to do it over.been more careful when selecting a major. When asked what they would have chosen instead, 40% of the sample said they would have chosen a professional major, like education, nursing, or social work” (Stone, Van Horn, Zukin 24).

I was getting exceptional service from our career center. I mentioned it to the staff and one day I wrote them a card and took them some organic plums. So maybe the fruits were not such a smart idea, but they recognized the gesture and the fact that i appreciated their efforts. They have been my best friends (and some of the most resourceful) in job hunting since.

One way to do this is by sitting in on a few of the classes geared towards the majors you might consider. You don’t have to enroll in the courses to feel out your prospective fields of study.

Also, realize that for real news and to be taken seriously stop reading the tabloids and tabloid magazines as your main news source. Read some trade papers like the The World Street Journal and learn about international news by reading the New york Times. This is another great way to keep track of trends in any industry you choose as a career.

Having said that, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the five best centers in the NBA at the moment. We’re not talking about career achievements, but rather the players who have the most meaningful impacts on their team right now.

4) Travel Expenses -With gas prices today, even an interview nearby home costs some money, and depending on your range of your career campaign, the cost of travel may increase. Don’t discount spending your own money for travel to get the right position.

If you are in Texas, or don’t mind moving there, you can apply on the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services website here. If you are still in college, and this is something you might want to do, it might be a great idea to get some volunteer experience first. You might try volunteering with Hospice or your local hospital.