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How do I choose a major for my college application?

Hi everyone, I'm a high school junior, and I'm starting to think about what major I want to choose for my college applications. I have a few interests, but I'm not sure how to narrow it down or if I should choose something more practical. Can anyone give me some advice on how to decide on a major? Thanks for your help!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're already thinking about your major. My child faced a similar dilemma when applying to college. First, make a list of your interests and the subjects you enjoy most in school. This will help you identify the fields you might want to study further. Don't worry too much about choosing a 'practical' major right now – what's most important is finding something you're passionate about and can see yourself enjoying in the long run. You can always change your major later on if you find it's not the right fit. Also, consider talking to your teachers, guidance counselor, or people in your life who work in fields you're interested in. They can provide valuable insights and help you make an informed decision. Lastly, keep in mind that some colleges allow you to apply as 'undecided' or 'undeclared,' so you'll have time to explore different subjects before committing to a major. Good luck with your college applications!

10 months ago

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