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Major Focus: Pathways to Careers in Sustainability

There are few issues more pressing these days than conserving our planet. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the most common definition of sustainability comes from a 1987 United Nations (UN) conference, which defined sustainability as "...development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." Careers with a focus ...
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Major Focus: Zoology and Marine Biology

One of my favorite pastimes has always been a trip to the zoo. I find the animal world to be innately fascinating and now that I am a parent, it is equally rewarding to watch my young children experience this joy. Hands coated in sticky Dippin’ Dots and noses pressed against the exhibit glass, they gaze with wonder and delight at the mesmerizing creatures while mimicking their howls and roars. 
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The What, Why and Where of College Co-Op Programs

I’m a College Planning Consultant at Estrela Consulting and the mom to two boys that attend Northeastern University, a college that has fully embraced the idea of “co-op,” which is short for cooperative education. 
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Coasters to Canines: Unique and Quirky College Majors

Amber Gilsdorf August 16, 2019 majors, careers
  As we all know, August is Back to School month. But did you also know that August also contains some other unique days? Aviation Day. National Dog Day. National Honey Bee Awareness Day. National Mountain Climbing Day. National Roller Coaster Day. Inspired by August’s mixture of quirky days, we’ve put together a short list of related quirky majors!
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