Error: Cast from type DBNull to type String is not valid

I get the following error when I try to convert to string.  I know for a fact that the result "UniversityMajor" is empty at this point (null), and that's why I got this error, but I get it even after checking If Not IsDBNull(.UnivMajor)....plz help

System.InvalidCastException: Cast from type 'DBNull' to type 'String' is not valid.

Source Error:

Line 732:            With ApplicationPart2
Line 733:                If Not IsDBNull(.UnivMajor) Then
Line 734:                    .UnivMajor = CType(result("UniversityMajor"), String)
Line 735:                End If
Line 736:                .CareerAsp = CType(result("CareerAspirations"), String)
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if you can post more of your code, we'd be able to better see what's going wrong.  
10/17/2005 9:00:33 PM


I think I figured out why it wasn't working. Thanks,

10/17/2005 9:44:51 PM

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