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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

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A Strategic Approach to Undergraduate Electives in STEM

It’s easy to get the wrong idea about undergraduate electives. By definition, an elective is non-compulsory. You may choose to take it, or not. Requiring a course seems to confer value. If a course is an elective, there is no explicit suggestion that there might … Read more