Do you think going to college is about learning to make a living?
… or …
Do you believe your college education should be about learning to make a life?
A career is our vocational choice for earning a living. Many students are told to choose a “practical” major in college so that they can “make a living.” In other words, they are told to choose a major because it can lead to a certain career. This advice carries an element of wisdom since everyone needs to earn money to survive. But isn’t there more to life than making money?