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Pros and Cons of Being an Undeclared Major

Haven't decided your major yet? Here are the pros and cons of being an undeclared major college majors & minors
Deciding on your college major is a, well, major part of your higher education experience. It determines what you study, what your degree will be in, what future job prospects might open up to you. It can set you on your career path and introduce you to friends and networking contacts within the field. Of …

Why Women Should Pursue Computer Science Degrees

Here's why women should pursue a computer science degree. college majors & minors
Women are projected to account for 51% of total labor growth by 2018. But there’s one industry in particular where their visibility is at risk: computer science. A recent study revealed that women make up only 18% of all computer science majors. This is down from 37% in 1984. There are many theories as to …

Pros and Cons of Switching Your Major

What if you want to switch your major? Here are the pros and cons college majors & minors
While most students are declaring their major by the end of their sophomore year or earlier, some students may find they do not particularly enjoy their major or original intended career path after taking courses in the subject. In this case, students may wish to switch their major, but there are pros and cons to …

Pros and Cons of Declaring Your College Major Right Away

You can use a megaphone to declare something, but what about declaring your major right away? college majors & minors
When completing college applications, some schools may ask you which major you are interested in pursuing. However, even if you already know which major you’ll choose, there are pros and cons to declaring it so soon. Here’s what you need to know. Pro: It’s attractive to the school. Declaring your major on your applications may …

What To Do If You Don’t Know What To Major In

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You’re heading to college in a few months and you’re don’t know what to major in. A lot of students actually find themselves in this position but you do have a few options! Here are just a few you might want to consider: Go Undeclared or Declare a Major and Change It Later Most colleges …

Common Mistakes Students Make When Choosing a Major

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You’ve managed to make it through high school and are on to bigger and better things. You are excited about college but don’t seem to have an answer to that all-important and often-asked question, “What are you going to major in”. You’ve changed your mind so many times through the years—which is not unusual—but now …

Tips For Choosing Your College Major

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Having to choose the right college major is just as important as choosing the right college for you. In fact, one of the major decisions (pun intended) of college life is what subject to major in. Sure you can change it but that might mean starting all over again, which can be frustrating and inconvenient. …
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