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Is it better to apply to college as undecided or with a specific major?

Hi everyone! I've heard mixed opinions about whether it's better to apply as undecided or with a specific major. Does choosing a major affect my chances of getting into a school? Should I apply as undecided if I'm not sure what I want to study? Thanks for any input!

11 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're thinking ahead about your college application. I've gone through this with my child, so I'll share our experience and what I've learned. Choosing a major can have an impact on your chances of getting into a school, but it really depends on the college and program you're applying to. Some colleges admit students based on the major they choose, while others have a more general admissions process. If you're applying to a highly competitive major or program, indicating that major on your application could make it more difficult to be admitted. On the other hand, applying as undecided can also be a valid choice, especially if you truly don't know what you want to study yet. Colleges usually have resources to help undecided students explore different fields and choose a major later on. In the end, it's important to be honest with yourself and your interests. If you have a genuine passion for a particular field, it might be worth applying with that major. Good luck with your applications!

11 months ago

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