Thursday, September 22, 2005
Who cares about a college major?
Though most of my freshman appointments of late have revolved around their first year experience course, aka Prelude, self assessment assignment, the second most commonly raised issue is—-
What Should I Major In? I met with one person this week who had changed his major within the first week. Quick thinking on his part.
But the fact is with varying degrees of angst, as you may know from reading my posting advice from a senior, around 70% of all freshmen change their major that first year.
Before getting to the nitty gritty of selecting a major, some people wonder if it even matters what major you choose.