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What should I major in if I'm undecided?

Hello! I'm a high school junior and I'm starting to think about college majors. The problem is, I'm not exactly sure what I want to major in yet. How should I approach this when applying to colleges? Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

7 months ago

Hello! It's completely normal to feel undecided about your major at this stage. When applying to colleges, it's important to remember that many schools have an 'undecided' or 'undeclared' option, which allows students the flexibility to explore different academic areas before committing to a specific major. This can be a great choice if you're not feeling confident about selecting a major right away. Some colleges even encourage students to remain undeclared for the first year or two, allowing you to take a variety of classes and potentially discover a passion for a subject you hadn't considered before. When researching colleges, take a look at their general education requirements and the flexibility they offer in terms of choosing a major. Some institutions have a more structured curriculum, while others encourage exploration and interdisciplinary studies. Keep your options open by applying to schools with diverse academic offerings and strong programs in areas you may be interested in. Attend college fairs and open houses, and don't be afraid to ask college representatives about their approach to helping undecided students. Ultimately, remember that your major does not define your entire college experience, and you can always change your major later on if you discover a new interest. Good luck on your college search!

7 months ago

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