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Are there certain majors that are better suited for introverts?

I'm more on the introverted side and was wondering if there are certain college majors that typically cater to introverts. I want to pick a major that will fit my personality as well as my academic interests.

7 months ago

Certainly, as an introvert, you'll want to find a major that plays to your strengths and comfort levels. Majors that often appeal to introverted students include those like computer science, where you can work independently or in small groups, and much of the work involves concentrating for long periods. Writing-intensive majors like English or history can also be a good fit, as they involve a lot of research and solitary reading.

Additionally, many introverts find solace in the creativity and independence provided by majors in the fine arts, including music, drawing, or design. It's important, though, not to limit yourself purely based on being introverted. Many introverts thrive in fields like psychology or library science, where interaction with others is more structured and can be more manageable.

Remember, college is also a time to grow and sometimes gently stretch your comfort zones. No matter what, make sure the major you choose aligns with your academic interests and career goals. Exploring various classes early in your college career can help you pinpoint what feels right for you.

7 months ago

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