Spotlight: Picking a Major

So you’re about to start your first year at Gonzaga University, and while you try to play it cool, some of you probably feel a little like this:

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Let’s talk about picking a major.

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At graduation parties, your relatives incessantly ask you what you plan on studying. And you probably don’t have a solid answer.

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But maybe,  you are the lucky few who are 100% sure of what your major will be.

 Others aren’t so sure…

But first things first: it’s not as scary/difficult/impossible as you think it is.

It is perfectly normal, in fact expected, to be totally unsure about your major. Have your freak out, a donut (or two), and realize there are  numerous people at GU who’s sole purpose is to aid your academic and professional success.

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Academic Advising and Assistance is one of the offices who can help you with selecting a major. Along with the help of your personal adviser (who you will be assigned to you during Orientation Weekend), they’ll work with you to discern what program is right for you.

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The Career Center also has rad resources that allow you to explore majors that play to your passions and strengths. They also have a great resource that lays out what career options a major can provide. We are here for YOU.

There are people here who can be the spark that ignite your journey of selecting a major. Just remember, you got this!

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