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Possible to double major in engineering and theater?

Hi everyone, I'm really passionate about both engineering and theater, and I was wondering if it's possible to double major in these two fields at schools like Stanford, MIT, or the Ivies. Would it be too difficult to manage? If anyone has done this before or heard about someone who did, I would greatly appreciate your insight!

9 months ago

Hi! I think it's great that you have passions in both engineering and theater, as it shows your versatility and range of interests. As for double majoring in these fields, it really depends on the specific college you're considering because different schools have different double major policies and program structures.

From my own child's experience at one of the Ivy League schools, it would likely be challenging to manage a double major in engineering and theater due to the demanding nature of both programs. Engineering alone typically requires significant time and energy dedicated to projects, labs, and coursework, while theater could involve rehearsals and performances that may add to your time commitment.

However, that doesn't mean it's impossible. It's important to research the colleges you're interested in and talk to current students or alumni who may have pursued a similar path. You could consider combining your interests into a more interdisciplinary program, engage in extracurricular theater activities, or explore a major/minor combination.

Ultimately, it's about finding the right balance that works best for your goals and abilities. Good luck with your college journey!

9 months ago

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