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Majors and College Search

Question: I don't understand the concept of majors. When choosing colleges, should we select those that have all the majors we're interested in, or just one?

This "major" issue can be confusing indeed ... and sometimes even a "major" pain. :-) When you apply to some colleges, you need to have a major in mind and then you must apply not only to the college itself but also to your specific major or program. Sometimes, you may not need to choose a major, but you do need to apply directly to a specific "school" within a university (e.g., "School of Education," "School of Allied Health Sciences," etc.).

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