Helping students find a College Major

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MyMajors.com surveys a student’s grades and personal preferences and then generates a list of college majors the student may want to consider. Click on a major for a description of what they can do with it, and for links to more info, relevant university departments and books on the subject.

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  • A resource for students that provides a student interview, Top 10 majors as well as college search. With counselor to student ratios averaging nearly 500 to 1; MyMajors fills in where HS counselors can’t by providing direction to students.
  • How it works…Interests…Achievement…Note to the right where a student gets an A in computer science and says they “liked it” vs. an A- in foreign language and “didn’t like it” And since they did poorly in Journalism, MyMajors will not recommend they become a foreign correspondent.
  • How it works…Interests…Achievement…Note to the right where a student gets an A in computer science and says they “liked it” vs. an A- in foreign language and “didn’t like it” And since they did poorly in Journalism, MyMajors will not recommend they become a foreign correspondent.
  • Drum Roll Please….
  • We offer a variety of publications – the descriptions walk you through each publication
  • Helping students find a College Major

    1. 1. so…what’s your major?
    2. 2. Help Your Students find a college major today!
    3. 3. Why Find a Major? <ul><li>Graduate in 4 years! </li></ul><ul><li>Understand your strengths and weaknesses! </li></ul><ul><li>Match yourself with the right college! </li></ul><ul><li>Switching majors costs money for students and parents! </li></ul><ul><li>Decreases your chances of having to transfer! </li></ul>
    4. 4. Educational Value for your students
    5. 5. “ 83% view the availability of their intended major as the MOST important factor in choosing their future University.” - Monster Worldwide, Inc. Study <ul><li>An online resource who’s mission is to assist students in choosing the right major. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Interview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Top Ten Majors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information on over 100 specific majors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College Planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Advice </li></ul></ul>
    6. 8. Suggested Major Page <ul><li>Student’s Suggested Majors </li></ul><ul><li>Advisement Report – Top 10 Ranked Majors </li></ul><ul><li>Search Colleges that offer your Major </li></ul>1 2 3 At the completion of the survey…
    7. 9. <ul><li>Search Colleges by Major </li></ul><ul><li>Students can find schools offer their MyMajors recommended majors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search by Major and State </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link to school’s website </li></ul></ul>
    8. 10. <ul><li>Majors Information Pages </li></ul><ul><li>Detailed information on over 100 specific majors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is Secondary Education? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are Some Specializations Within this Broad Major? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What Kinds of Students Major in Secondary Education? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What Courses Do Secondary Education Majors Take? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What Types of Positions do Secondary Education Majors Take After College? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Related Links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University Departments to Consider </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two-Year College Curriculums to Consider </li></ul></ul>
    9. 11. Student Advisement Report <ul><li>Counselor Account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>View individual Student’s Advisement Report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy login for Student meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email report to Students & Parents </li></ul></ul>
    10. 12. <ul><li>Monthly Counselors Email Newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Resources, Tips, Lesson Plans and Guides for High School Counselors </li></ul><ul><li>Interview with “Counselor of the Year” </li></ul><ul><li>Links to additional resources </li></ul>The Prerequisite Your Connection to Higher Education
    11. 13. College Outlook Spring issue reaches Fall issue reaches All inclusive guide for student’s college planning Free to Students, Counselors, Parents Sent into Students’ homes and to their High Schools Creative Targets Creative Art Students Connecting Top Art Students to Top Art Schools Free to Students, Counselors, Parents Only NASAD accredited art organizations may advertise in this exclusive publication Eclectic Reaches Art Students and Art Teachers Free to Students and Art Teachers Publications Targeted to specific interests Achieve High Achieving Students Targets Juniors with B+ GPA or higher Free to Students, Counselors, Parents Sent into Students’ homes and to their High Schools Counselor’s Guide The Resource for Counselors Offers advice, tips, and resources for student’s college preparation Features Counselor of the Year Calendar Guide available inside for support and planning Free to Counselors HomeSchool Reach out to a rapidly growing market with this one of a kind publication Targets Home School students in their homes Free to Students, Parents, and Siblings Highly sought after, yet under recruited Students
    12. 14. Start Helping Your Students Today! <ul><li>To Sign up for the MyMajors and College Outlook Counselors program </li></ul><ul><li>Go to MyMajors.com and click on the “Advisors and Counselor’s” link and select “Request Advisement Report Subscription”. </li></ul><ul><li>Or call or email Aaron Elliott at [email_address] – 816-361-0616 </li></ul>

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