Choosing a University / College Major

NPR Planet Money explores choosing a university / college major – it’s a more important decision than the school a person attends. Yet the decision is often made at a whim. The dollar impact over a person’s lifetime could be millions. For instance Petroleum engineering has a median income of $120K/yr. Whereas Counselling Psychology median’s is $30K/yr.
http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2013/09/11/221417806/episode-485-whats-your-major

Plus – the graph that explains why a person should go to college:
http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2014/10/02/349863761/40-years-of-income-inequality-in-america-in-graphs

Plus – The most common jobs for the Rich, Middle Class & Poor:
http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2014/10/16/356176018/the-most-popular-jobs-for-the-rich-middle-class-and-poor

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