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Questions to Consider

Learn About Yourself

  • What subjects or activities am I passionate about?
  • At the end of the day, what do I ALWAYS have energy for?
  • Am I more excited by working with people or things?
  • Am I a “hands-on” kind of problem solver or a theoretical problem solver?
  • Do I most enjoy working by myself or in a group?

Learn About Majors

  • What are the required courses?
  • Do the required courses sound interesting to me?
  • Do I have the ability to handle all of the major requirements?
  • How many semesters will it take for me to get my degree?
  • What do people in this major do after graduation and for careers?

Learn About Careers

If you know what you want to do…

  • Is there a specific major required/most beneficial?
  • What kinds of degrees do people in this job/career possess?
  • What is the outlook for available positions in this career?
  • Will your degree lock you into a specific job/career without the opportunity for advancement or change?

If you’re not sure what you want to do… 

  • Learn what people in certain major(s) do for jobs/careers.