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Include Relevant Work Experience in Any STEM Education Plan

Newly minted grads are often dismayed to find that even jobs posted as “entry level” can require two or more years of experience. What happened to on-the-job-training? It still exists, but employers seem much more willing to invest in students before, as opposed to after, … Read more

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Double Majors: Less Than the Sum of Their Parts?

A quick glance through any university calendar reveals an astonishing number of different undergraduate programs, including specializations, double majors and even multidisciplinary degrees.  If you have multiple interests and strengths, combining these in a single degree seems efficient. A double major, for example, implies two … Read more

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Before Choosing a University Program, Do Your Homework

How does one go about making an informed decision when it comes to choosing an undergraduate program in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)? University brochures and websites are more about promoting a brand than providing comprehensive information, and university open houses are only useful … Read more