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How to Choose a Major

So, you're not sure what you want to major in?  You are definitely not alone.  National data shows that three out of four students are unsure of their major and over half of those students entering college with a major will change it before they graduate.  Follow these 5 steps to explore what major is best for you. 

  1. Discover your interests
  2. Gather information and explore options
  3. Evaluate and make your decision
  4. Take action
  5. Do it! Declare or change your major

*Adapted from Mary Lou Taylor, "Choosing Your Major." 

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