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5 Essentials You Need to Know About Changing Your Major to Suit Your Career Shift

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With the multitude of different majors available in higher education institutions across the United States, it is no surprise that many students find it a challenge to pick one and stay with it. The National Center for Education Statistics [NCES] released a report on first-time college students showing that “within three years of initial enrollment, about 30 percent of undergraduates in associate's and bachelor's degree programs who had declared a major had changed their major at least once." The numbers fluctuate across institutions and across majors.

I was one such student.

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