by Averie Basch CollegeXpress Student Writer, California State University, Fresno
Instead of listing a billion ways on how to choose the major that is perfect for you, let's go over some reasons why you should NOT choose a college major--because even if you don't know what's right for you, you may be able to tell what's wrong.
For our blogger, her search of finding the perfect major and career was like the fairy tale "Goldilocks and the Three Bears." She tried porridge too hot, too cold, then found the porridge just right.
by Kristen Fackler Interactive Marketing Coordinator, Carnegie Communications
Is college about focusing on a career early, or is it about learning a broad range of skills? Some colleges value starting students down the career path early, while others believe in letting students take time to choose a major.
by Jonathan Edwards Associate Dean of Admission and Coordinator of International Admission, Grinnell College
What springs to mind when you think "liberal arts college"? Scruffy poets and philosophers discussing lofty ideas under leafy trees? Artists painting "Save the Whales" signs? The reality is that you will find much more at a liberal arts college if you are willing to look closer. (And if you are, you might be a good candidate for the liberal arts!)