Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Girl Power! Advantages of Choosing a Woman's College

Kelli O’Connor, a freelance writer based in Rochester, NY wrote an insightful article entitled, “Girl power! Advantages of choosing a woman's college” and I wanted to share it with you. Enjoy!

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Article Highlight

In the classroom
The reason you are going to college is for an education. Presumably, you will choose a major before you choose a college. Your chosen field may lead you to a women’s college. A higher percentage of students at all-female schools are enrolled in the math, science and engineering programs that are traditionally dominated by men. In 2012, the Girl Scouts of America revealed research that shows women are underrepresented in STEM careers (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). Interestingly, employers are vying for women graduating from STEM programs and, overall, women in STEM careers are better compensated than in other fields. To pursue a STEM career on a women’s college campus will provide you with ample opportunities upon graduation.

Girl power!
Advantages of choosing a woman's college

By Kelli O’Connor
Published 3/7/2013 on the Web site

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