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How Are You Choosing Your College Major?

Article by Nicole on 15 Nov 2012
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Have you decided on what you will major in for your Bachelor's degree program? CollegeEducation411.com has a great resource with information about many college majors by subject area. You can find the alphabetical listing right here. Perhaps you already knew what you wanted to major in while you were still in high school... or maybe you are trying to see which courses are most interesting to you in your first year of college before deciding on a major. It seems that students take into account many factors when choosing a college major, including:

  • Personal interest or passion for the subject area
  • Aptitude with the subject matter
  • Potential careers available in the field
  • Advice of parents and mentors
  • Scholarships available for certain majors

 

Will these factors play a role in your decision of which major to choose for your college degree? What other considerations will you think about before you declare your college major? Leave a comment below to join the conversation.

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