In this episode of The College Checklist Podcast, I chat with Kat Clowes of March Consulting about the best way to choose your college major.
Kat describes her journey to becoming an educational consultant and shares great tips to help students avoid a too circuitous route to their final destination.
She also shares her passion for helping students find out what they want to do and how to achieve it by picking the right college major from the very beginning of their journey.
If you’re looking for a college major that perfectly matches your passions and strengths, this episode is for you!
Listen Now: Find the College Major That is Right for You
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About Kat Clowes
Kat Clowes is the founder and CEO of March Consulting and host of the College March Podcast. She has a BA in Communications from Santa Clara University, an MBA from Mount Saint Mary’s College with an emphasis in entrepreneurship, and a post-graduate certificate in Independent Educational Consulting from UC Irvine. She has had unparalleled success with her students in the past 3 years, and loves teaching her students how to find the college major that best fits their passions, and how to market themselves and become entrepreneurs in their own lives.
Kat also consults and mentors young professionals as they start up their own businesses.
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“It is not a good idea to go to college not really knowing what you are going to do with your four years.”
“Book learning is not enough. Spend time really investigating the fields you think you want to go in to.”
“You have to be more entrepreneurial about your career. It is possible to design your own career.”
Lightning Round Q&A
Q1: What’s your best piece of advice for families as they begin this journey?
A1: Know yourself. Know why you are going to college.
Q2: What is your favorite college admissions book, blog, or tool that no family should be without?
A2: Hire an educational consultant.
Q3: What should a family who is overwhelmed by the college admissions process focus on?
A3: Keep organized. Use and educational consultant or go to the source for information. Call the colleges you are interested in and ask questions.
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