Monthly Archives: December 2015

The $75,000 Fifth Year of College

In Brian’s junior year of high school, he was determined to become a petroleum engineer, the highest paid field of engineering. This was fueled by his love of science and math as well as successfully navigating a college level first year engineering course while still in high school. His Midwest family set out on a whirlwind tour of Texas engineering schools. Not much later, he abandoned petroleum engineering that would take him far from home then set his sights on general engineering at schools closer to home. At the start of the senior year, he applied to selective schools in-state … Continue reading

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