Tag: how to choose a major

How to Choose a College Major When the Options Seem Overwhelming

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you're overwhelmed by the hundreds of programs, concentrations, and other degree options out there, this real-world advice on how to choose a major will help. read more

The Who, What, How, and Why of Choosing a College Major

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Student, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

There's no special formula to choosing a major, but it helps to start by asking yourself a few questions--including who, what, how, and why. read more

Top 10 Tips for Exploring College Majors

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A top 10 list to help you pick the perfect major or to steer you toward exploring, undecided, or undeclared. read more

3 Steps to Choosing a College Major by the Process of Elimination

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High School Student

Choosing a major is not an easy decision, but the process of elimination can help you narrow down your list of potential majors and discover yourself along the way. read more

5 Tips for Choosing a Major

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Student

For some people, choosing a major isn't a big deal. For others, it doesn't come so easily. If you're one of those people, here are a few ways to make your major decision a little easier. read more

How to Choose Your Major (or Not)

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Communications

Colleges can boast upwards of 300 majors to choose from. And you thought you had trouble picking your burrito filling at Chipotle. read more

My Goldilocks Story of Finding the Right College Major

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Assistant Editor, Online Specialist, Carnegie Communications

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. read more

The Undecided Major Debate

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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. read more

What Does Liberal Arts Mean Anyway?

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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!) read more

The Truth About College Majors

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

Why choosing a major isn't the same thing as choosing a career. read more