Top 10 Best Courses to Take in College

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Ask yourself: is it common knowledge  to know that school does not  prepare you for the real world?

Sure, you can get a good degree, find a decent paying job, work until you retire, and then retire to enjoy the life you’ve deferred for 40+ years. However, that may not prove to be a successful life, a secure life, a financially sound life. A lot will depend on your outlook and your goal. It is important to know this:  College does not totally prepare you  for achieving wealth or becoming an entrepreneur and it downright fails you at teaching you the basics of being successful.

This article helps you identify courses which are the most relevant and helpful to you as a person hoping to become successful and rich.

1. Marketing

If you intend on making a living from selling something (which, incidentally, is how any business makes money), then you must learn how to find the right product and sell it in the right ways. Marketing is not all about selling. However, it helps you learn how to promote certain products and services. By taking Marketing, you can understand the process and figure out what your consumers want, where your consumers are located and focus on a product (s) that satisfies your consumers’ desires.

All too often, products fail because their creators do not bother to learn whether a market existed for that product. This process involves research and time, but, in the end, it can save a business thousands, if not millions, of dollars.


2. Logic


Logic is very useful because it can be used for any and every career or academic field. Logic courses can be taken within a school’s philosophy department because it is designed to sharpen your thinking and analytic skills. Taking logic, which teaches you to construct valid arguments, can be a strong determinant of one’s projected score on the LSAT, as well as one’s potential in careers such as law or computer science.


3. Economics


Economics courses will help you develop your understanding of economics and gives you insights into social and political issues which will be useful in whatever future career path you take – career wise. Most introductory to microeconomics and macroeconomics courses provide you with a sound understand of core, pure and applied economics. You’ll employ ideas and techniques from various other disciplines and will benefit you in your future career endeavors – as you will be extremely qualified at the time of graduation.


4. Statistics

Everyone who is in a management position and is in the position of responsibility to look at data should take an elementary statistics class. Not only do business managers look at data, but so also do political leaders and non-profit executives. A good statistics class will help the student comfortably pushing numbers around and stay away from false interpretations.


5. Introduction to Law

Intro to law

We’re not all meant to be lawyers and we’re not all going to end uop law school, but it’s good to understand the basic terminology and process of the legal system in your country. Knowing legal basics can help you stay out of a lot of trouble down the road or maybe buy a house. It’s best to know your rights and the legal system and to play within it.


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