|Whether you already have an idea of what you want to study in college, are deciding between a few majors, or are majorly undecided—don’t sweat it. As you start to think about your major, these tips may help you find the right fit.|
| How you should choose Find your passionSit down and ask yourself:|
What are my strengths?
What do I care about?
What am I curious about? Know your optionsCheck colleges’ websites to see what areas of study they offer and talk about your options with someone you trust.
| When you should choose|
At most colleges, and for most majors, you actually don’t have to declare your major until the end of your sophomore year or the beginning of your junior year.
You can change your mind
It’s estimated that 75 – 85% of students will switch majors before they graduate.
Translating your major into a career
Picking a major generally isn’t the same as picking a profession. Many majors prepare you to enter a range of jobs once you graduate.
Did you know?
At some colleges, you can do the following:
• Major in two fields
• Have a major and a minor
• Create your own major
How to choose a major