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Does double majoring impact college applications?

Hi all, I'm a junior and I'm considering double majoring in college. Does expressing an interest in double majoring have any impact on my college applications? Would it be looked at favorably or negatively by admissions? Thanks for your advice!

9 months ago

Hello! It's great that you're considering double majoring in college. From my experience with my own child's application process, expressing an interest in double majoring generally doesn't have a significant negative impact on your college applications. It can even be seen as a plus because it shows that you have diverse interests and are willing to challenge yourself academically.

However, it's important to have a clear and well-thought-out rationale for pursuing a double major, as it could be a topic of discussion during an interview or addressed in a supplemental essay. Colleges might be interested to see how the two majors you choose connect and how they align with your long-term goals.

Just remember that college admissions officers are looking for well-rounded individuals who will contribute positively to their campus community. So, focus on showcasing your unique qualities and experiences that make you a great candidate for their school. Good luck on your applications!

9 months ago

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