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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
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SAT: 720 math
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| 800 verbal
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Do I need to have a specific major in mind when applying?

Hey guys, I'm a junior, and I'm starting to think about college applications. I'm not exactly sure what I want to major in yet. Is it necessary to decide on a major before applying, or can I still get accepted with an undecided major? Thanks for the advice!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's completely normal to feel uncertain about your major at this stage. Many colleges accept students as 'undecided' or 'undeclared' majors, so it's not necessary to decide on a specific major before applying. In fact, a lot of students change their majors during their first or second year of college as they explore new subjects and interests. Just make sure to showcase your strengths, passions, and extracurricular activities in your application, as this will help you stand out to the admissions committee regardless of your major choice. You may also want to consider applying to liberal arts colleges, which often encourage students to explore various subjects before declaring a major. Remember, college is a time for growth and discovery, and it's totally okay to take your time in finding the right major for you. Good luck with your applications!

10 months ago

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