The College Experience – Choosing Your Major


Experience is a great teacher. We learn though successes, we learn through mistakes, and we even learn from the internet. This summer, we are helping our students learn before their college experience. We have pulled together our experience in working with some of the brightest students, experience from working on college campuses in counseling, student life, disability services, and collegiate teaching to help equip our students as they take on this next phase of their student careers. We have chosen eight, essential topics to having a successful college experience in and out of the classroom.

Today, our topic is Choosing Your Major.

In week 5 of the 8 week course, we will discuss ways to help equip students to understand why they are choosing majors, career implications, and even how to navigate the process of when to change if they need to.

It is noted in many college websites that eighty percent of students change their major at least one time. Also, the average student may change their major up to three times before they settle on their final major.

One helpful resource is onetonline.orgWe will be guiding students through this site to help them discover what skills, education, and job availability for their chosen majors and careers.

We are looking forward to helping you make the most of your time as you head off to college!  For more information or to register for The College Experience, click here!

Other parts in this series include:
Time Management
Social Media & Anxiety
Substance Use & Peer Pressure

Adam R Glendye MAMFT, LPC, NCC
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