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How to choose a major: Using your superpowers for good [Infographic]

Jess Scherman By  Jess Scherman  |  @jescherman  | 

You've decided that college is the next step for you and you may even know what school you plan to attend. Narrowing down your intended major can be fun but also a little bit intimidating as there's much to learn and many academic areas to consider. After all, there's a world of possibilities out there — so making a decision like declaring a major can be exciting!

When the time comes to select a field of study, there are a number of factors you can consider to make your decision a bit more clear. We created this handy infographic to help walk you through the process. Select which path you align with most, and you could walk away with a much clearer picture of the direction you'd like to head in with your college education. Once you've narrowed it down, you'll be one step further on your path to a fulfilling career.

You can learn more about any of the majors highlighted below by reviewing The College of St. Scholastica's schools of study and their corresponding undergraduate and graduate paths. 

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Jess Scherman


Jess is a higher education content creator who writes on behalf of The College of St. Scholastica. She researches and writes content to help current and prospective students on their path to educational success. As a published poet with a passion for the transformative nature of higher education, she loves discovering new ways to use her writing as a tool to help others.

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