Tag: how to choose a major

4 Interesting Ways to Help You Find Your College Major

Senior Assistant Editor, CollegeXpress

Choosing your college major can be a long and stressful process if you're not someone who's had their heart set on a career for a long time, but you can make it more interesting and less intimidating with a little creativity and these tips! read more

All the Wrong Reasons to Choose a Major

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. read more

How to Choose a College Major When the Options Seem Overwhelming

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

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


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

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


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)

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

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

What Does Liberal Arts Mean Anyway?

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