How to make Major choices


As you reach the end of your first year in college, you may begin to experience some anxiety related to your choice of a Major. Maybe you want to change your Major from English to Sociology, but wait Psychology is looking really good too… That is completely normal! Personally, it took me almost three years and multiple changes of my Major to finally settle on a Major that I loved. Or, possibly you have not chosen a Major yet, which also is completely normal.

The great thing about the world today is there are so many career and education opportunities available to you. However, you may also feel that this is a bad thing because out of all the opportunities out there, how can you only pick one?

Well, if those Bachelors and Bachelorettes can find their ‘soul mates’ on reality television, then you too can find your ‘soul Major’ while in college.

If you don’t feel a pull towards a certain Major, you should try this Choosing a College Major Worksheet to help you map out where you would like to be in the future, as far as education and your career go. If anything this worksheet will force you to think about what exactly your career and life goals are, so you will have a better idea of what steps are needed to complete your goals.

The main point to keep in mind about choosing a Major is that it is not worth stressing out about it! Don’t turn choosing your Major into a major headache. Utilize the resources available at RDC, talk to professors and professionals in a field you find interesting, find your passion and you will enjoy the rest of your academic career.

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