Choosing a college major or career is overwhelming for teens sometimes. That's because they think it's a life-long decision that can't be changed. Not true! How many times have YOU changed your career? I worked as an RN for many years, then I had kid...
There are more girls going to college than there are boys. Girls are in the majority, so they are less likely to receive admission and financial aid..... except in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. In those areas, girls are still in the minority. You can encourage your young women to pursue a college major in STEM, and it might improve their chances of admission and financial aid. One of my clients recommended Expanding Your Horizons conferences for girls.
Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics™ conferences for girls
Their mission is to encourage young women to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers. Through Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) Network programs, they provide STEM role models and hands-on activities for middle and high school girls. Currently Expanding Your Horizons conferences are held in 31 states and in Europe and Asia.