031: The Importance of Choosing a Major Before You Attend with Judy McGuriman

Have you heard this advice before: “Just go to college and you’ll figure out what you want to do.”  Or once you get into a college, does the college tell you that it’s okay to start school without declaring a major?  Today’s conversation with Judy McGuriman is essential if you are planning to attend college but aren’t sure what you’ll study.

Judy shares her son’s experience at Penn State University and covers a wide variety of topics, including

  • academic advising,
  • choosing a major while in college
  • the drawbacks to enrolling undeclared
  • options for someone who isn’t sure what to study while in college.

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