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CM’s Official Guide to the Japanese Major

Years of watching Toonami gave us tidbits of Japanese that we’d use ironically use in all kinds of conversations. Maybe the channel also fueled your weeb phase. Either way, let’s just admit that anime pushed you to pursue Japanese at the collegiate level. Jokes aside though, the Japanese major challenges its students academically while providing…

CM’s Ultimate Guide to the English Education Major

Despite the multiple career options English majors can choose from, the most common question asked regarding their occupation revolves around: “Are you going to be a teacher?” The most common answer to that question? Yes! Most English education majors dedicate years of blood, sweat and tears to become future educators, whether they teach excited kindergarteners…

10 Social Science Majors that Prove Liberal Arts Degrees Aren’t Worthless

Perhaps you’ve heard the stories about Harvard psychology degree graduates holding up construction signs for a living or history majors having no choice but to pursue a career as a high school teacher. Or maybe you feel hesitant to major in Women’s and Gender Studies because you feel that employers will think you’re unqualified for…

10 Purr-sonalities You’re Bound to Meet in College

Happy International Cat Day to all the cat lovers out there. If you’re a true cat lady (or cat dad), often more than not you’ve wonder what your cat would be like if they were human. Would they be your friend? Would they still leave a trail of destruction wherever they go? Unfortunately, we cannot…

A Master Guide to Debunking the Political Communication Major

On the topic of niche majors, political communication wins the title. The area of study proves so minuscule that only 16 universities across the United States offer it. But what exactly is it, apart from politics and communication? “Political communication is usually understood as a social science subfield that examines the effects of information and…

Guide to the Global Health Major: The Major You Never Knew...

Global health problems transcend national borders and involve many disciplines within and beyond health sciences. Medicine, cultural anthropology, sociology and policy analysis all conflate to address health disparities worldwide. If you’re passionate about justice, healthcare, the environment, sociology and are looking for a multidisciplinary program, consider this major. Currently, only eight universities offer undergraduate programs…

All Sorted: If the Harry Potter Sorting Hat Took on Muggle...

Have you read each of the Harry Potter books cover-to-cover multiple times and know the movie dialogues off by heart? Do you have at least one Pottermore account and love dressing up in your house colors every Halloween party? Then welcome my fellow Potterheads, to this celebration of our (somewhat unhealthy) obsession with Harry and…

CM’s Guide to the Education Major 2020

If you consider yourself patient, open-minded, creative, flexible, hard-working, disciplined or even quick to your feet, you may find yourself loving the idea of pursuing a degree in education. You saw that list of adjectives yourself. The job of a teacher goes beyond just reading, writing and math. It involves building relationships, shaping behaviors and…

CM’s Guide to the Communication Major

If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me what I did as a communication major, I could afford to retire without finishing my degree. Well, let’s just say that communication has got to be the Paul Rudd of college majors–undeniably likable even though you can’t quite decide why exactly you like him…

10 Ways English Majors Stand Out to Publishing Companies

Have you ever spent your childhood pouring over the pages of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, wishing to become a writer? Or maybe you spent days and nights with a book in hand, making daily library trips and yearning for a real-life Edward Cullen to show up at your doorstep. As you got older…

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