syndicated column Dear Abby recently featured a letter written
by Joel Nossoff, UNM director of New Student Programs.
responded to a reader who was interested in teaching, but felt
torn because her mother wanted her to become a doctor.
Freshmen should avail themselves of the many opportunities in
school to learn about themselves and about careers...to make
a well-informed decision over time, Nossoff advised, noting
that many colleges offer freshmen seminars, learning communities
and more for exploring careers.