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Which college will land you the highest-paying job? Which college will land you the highest-paying job? Presentation Transcript

  • Brandon Chivers Professor Klinkowstein Which college will land you the highest-paying job? Selected Business Article http://money.cnn.com/2013/09/12/news/economy/debt-ceiling/index.html?iid=HP_LN
  • Brandon Chivers Professor Klinkowstein Harvey Mudd College among the highest earning post-grad
  • Brandon Chivers Summary •Average mid-career salary: $124,300 •STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) •The more money people make, the better they like their job. Professor Klinkowstein View slide
  • Brandon Chivers Professor Klinkowstein Social Circumstance Social Group: people 18-25 Circumstance: Students applying to university/students currently enrolled and intended major View slide
  • Brandon Chivers Ethnographic Research Professor Klinkowstein
  • Brandon Chivers Ethnographic Research Professor Klinkowstein
  • Brandon Chivers Ethnographic Research Professor Klinkowstein
  • Brandon Chivers Ethnographic Research Professor Klinkowstein
  • Brandon Chivers Professor Klinkowstein Ethnographic Research Observations •15 people present at the fall undergraduate open house. •Divided into groups •Prospective students were talking with currently enrolled students at Hofstra. •Every prospective student is with a parent
  • Brandon Chivers Professor Klinkowstein Ethnographic Research Observations •Boy was looking rapidly through his Hofstra admission guide •The girl across fidgets with her phone constantly •The parents are attempting to connect with one another, boasting about their children.
  • Brandon Chivers Professor Klinkowstein Ethnographic Research Observations •Parents taking over most of the conversations, rather than the student. •The students are dressed with clothes that may possible be considered casual: jeans, leggings, jackets, blouses
  • Brandon Chivers Professor Klinkowstein Ethnographic Research Findings SARA FOX: What is the major component in choosing a college? •Location, location, location What was your first choice? Why? •New York University: They had a great business program. What major and why? Is it money or aspirations? •Entrepreneurship because you want to open a business for save the world. I want to make a world a better place.
  • Brandon Chivers Professor Klinkowstein Ethnographic Research Findings DIANA PEDRA: What is the major component in choosing a college? •I wanted a nice campus and a small class size What was your first choice? Why? •Providence college: campus size prestigious What major and why? Is it money or aspirations? •Undecided—I don’t really, now a career that is a perfect fit. Just love the criminal justice system; it’s something that’s possible forever.
  • Brandon Chivers Professor Klinkowstein Ethnographic Research Findings CONNER MILFRED: What is the major component in choosing a college? •Study abroad programs, and a business school. What was your first choice? Why? •Columbia: Because it had all my requirements for a school. What major and why? Is it money or aspirations? •Business management because honestly, I just want to have money in the future.
  • Brandon Chivers Professor Klinkowstein Ethnographic Research Findings BILLY COHEN: What is the major component in choosing a college? •My father actually wanted me to go to a business school. What was your first choice? Why? •Boston University, my family has gone there. What major and why? Is it money or aspirations? •International business because my father wanted me to go into a similar career. It was mainly my dad’s wish/aspirations.
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