Preparing for College

Must I choose a college major?

Question: Do I have to know what my major will be before I go to college this fall?

Believe it or not, most college freshmen really don't know what they want their major to be. Even if they have a particular major in mind, statistics show that today's freshman will change academic direction three to five times in a four-year program. In most college programs, a major doesn't have to be declared until the end of the sophomore year. Some programs can even wait until the beginning of the junior year.

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