How to Write a Why Major Essay When You're Undecided

Recorded Wednesday, October 14 at 10:30 PM

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About this livestream


Learn how to tackle questions about your major, even when you’re not sure what you want to study!

Hale Jaeger will provide an in-depth walk through of what prompts like these are asking and how to show off your skills, goals and passions. He’ll also dive into how to approach these questions when you’re undecided on a program of study and what you should avoid including. Finally, he’ll open the floor for Q&A, answering your questions about the Why Major essay.

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Undergrad College: Yale University '21

Work Experience: I am a senior at Yale and excited to begin my fifth admissions cycle working with CollegeVine. After four years of working directly with students, I can't wait to engage with the people and the process in new and innovative ways online.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Hale and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
38:45@anonymous:Let's say you may be interested in comp sci or engineering but not sure. If you get into a college, you may not be able to major in these fields if you decide later. How would you write that essay?


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