Teens Can Explore College Majors Before Committing to a School or Program

Choosing a college major can be a challenging decision with major financial implications. Just imagine a teenager trying to decide what to do with the rest of their life and committing significant finances to follow that path. Even more difficult is the thought of discovering the path they chose isn’t right for them after years of hard studying and spending a lot of money to get there. College can cost upwards of $20,000 per year – that is a huge investment!

What if there was a way for teens to explore college majors in a hands-on, practical setting before deciding what path to take? To see if the field they have in mind is really what they want to dedicate years of studying and tens of thousands of dollar in tuition to…

Good news: There is a way! Hofstra’s Precollegiate Career Discovery Institute offers a variety of programs that allow teens to explore their college major and eventual career options. Here, they can get a taste of college life, make new friends, interact with instructors who are professionals in the field, and see if the career path they have in mind is the right fit. It’s also a great college application booster to give them a competitive edge over their peers.

Hofstra’s Precollegiate Career Discovery Institute includes programs such as:

  • Aviation
  • Law & Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts
  • Health Professions
  • American Sign Language
  • Photography, Graphic Design, Video Production
  • Sports Journalism
  • STEM
  • Test Prep
  • Veterinary
  • Writing
  • Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Athletic Strength & Conditioning

Even if a student does not have a specific field in mind, there are courses that can enrich their skills. Our Precollegiate Program is a great step for Long Island teens on their path to success.

Click here to learn more about Hofstra’s Precollegiate Career Discovery Institute.

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