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College Majors: A Major Decision

Attention high school seniors (and parents of those seniors). By now, you seniors have seen the results of your college applications. You probably have a handful of acceptances and maybe some disappoints too. Regardless, your life is about to take a dramatic developmental step: heading off to college on your own. You'll be making a lot of independent decisions, decisions that could possibly determine some significant directions in your life. Let's call one of them a "major" decision.

Choosing a college major can be quite difficult. I started out my freshman year majoring in Business Administration, which was simply a default on my part because I had absolutely no idea what I wanted to do with my life. I ended up graduating with a degree in music history and literature, which was essentially a classical liberal arts degree. After many years of moving from job to job, as my life's circumstances dictated and permitted, I found my wheelhouse here in the world of college counseling and writing. It was a long and winding road, to say the least. I hope that your road won't be as long or as winding as mine was in order for you to find your wheelhouse work.

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