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Major in Success

Still deciding on a major or career direction?

Join us for Major in Success!

Major in Success! is offered during the Fall of 2017. Choose one of the bulleted options below to reserve a space:

Studies show that students who have a clear career goal or major in mind are more likely to graduate and find career satisfaction. Decided students also tend to have a higher GPA and spend less time taking unnecessary courses. The process of transferring to four-year colleges and universities is easier if you have a major. Having a goal contributes to greater motivation and academic success.

Program Overview

Major in Success! is a free program for Harper students currently enrolled in credit classes who want to explore the decision-making process leading to a major/career choice.

  • Meet in small groups with a career counselor to explore interests, values, skills, and personality traits.
  • Learn how to utilize the vast amount of information available for career exploration.
  • Make a plan and set a course of action to reach a major/career decision.

Benefits

  • Connect college majors with your interests, skills and personality
  • Gain confidence in your ability to make decisions on majors and career choice
  • Link your classes to that decision
  • Information on majors, transfer schools, and career options
  • Free access to popular career tools
  • Earn a certificate of completion of the Major In Success! program.

Important Info

  • You must attend all parts of the workshop to successfully complete it.
  • Assessments are a part of Major In Success! and a certain amount of reading will be required during the workshop. Major In Success! is recommended for students who have a reading level above RDG 099, and who are enrolled in or have completed ENG 101.