College is not just the place where young people learn to transition to the outside world. It is where they begin their journey, to build their mental muscles in order to meet the challenge of creating their new lives as adults. But before they can even pursue their path, they must choose that path.
“What do I want to do with myself? What options do I want to give myself? What impact do I want to have on the world, and how do I give myself the tools I need?”
If you’re lucky enough to have it all figured out early on, to know precisely what you want to be in life, that’s fantastic. But the truth is that many kids go away to college with only a tenuous notion of what direction they wish to go, and of course many start with basic courses while they sort out their major. And when a kid (and really, they’re kids) is just finishing that decision on where to go to school, they may need even more help to get started.
Nothing beats the wisdom of those who’ve been there. But ultimately the decision belongs to that young adult. And that’s where information is a friend. That’s why Nervana has provided the Career Board. With a friendly, reassuring, and beautiful look and feel, the Career Board displays for a campus visitor: