Education & Admissions

How To Choose The Perfect College Major For You

By Brian Yam | Apr 6, 2020
Brian Yam

Choosing your major can seem like the most important decision you'll ever make. No doubt, it can be challenging but I will tell you that there is room for error should you realize you're in the wrong major. That said, I've seen my fair share of students who have excelled in their major or have moved on after a major that didn't pan out. Here are 5 tips to help you choose your college major.

For some, choosing a college major is the easy part, but for the rest of you, it's like all the weight is on that one decision. There are so many options for you to major in: psychology, humanities, sociology, engineering and the list goes on. To add, colleges are giving you plenty more options by creating new and more innovative majors. But is this helping you or hurting you?

In this video Brian Yam will show you how to narrow down your list of majors and point you in the right direction to help you choose the college major that is right for you. He talk about:

- Which majors you want to consider

- Which majors you want to stay away from

- The one question to ask when choosing one of the new and innovative majors

- How choosing a major defines your success