Ep 06: Pause for "the right major"
Hello everyone! I'm very excited because this episode is quite different than all my previous ones! I was excited to try something new, and I'm pretty pleased with how it turned out, so make sure to let me know what you think.
In this episode, I'm diving into the biases around certian majors at Saint Louis Univeristy (and probably most universities in the U.S.). To help me, I interviewed my brother, Liam Clair, who is a mechanical engineering major at SLU; Tiffany Rosenzweig, who is an academic advisor who works with deciding students; and Haley Lodrigan, a freshman at SLU who recently went through the major declaration process.
Throughout the interviews, we pretty much all agreed that the likelihood of a direct career path, high salary, and career stability all loom over the decision making process.
**Learning curve alert** Sadly Haley's interview was recorded on a mono setting by mistake (always check your settings friends!!!!), but hopefully you can still enjoy her contribution because I really think she puts to words what the process is like for freshman who are undecided.
Pause for Opinion is hosted and produced by Fiona Clair with music by Genna Hilbing. A special thanks to the University news Editorial Board, the Saint Louis Univeristy Communication Depatment, the Saint Louis University College of Arts and Sciences Advisors, and this episodes amazing guests Liam and Haley.
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Thanks for listening :)