How Should Graduate School Plans Affect Your College Major? Video


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The course of study that a person focuses on in college is his or her:

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1. School that lets a student earn a degree beyond a bachelor's degree is called:

2. When choosing a major, which is most important for students who know for sure that they will go to grad school?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The course of study you choose in college can differ if you plan on attending school after you achieve your undergraduate degree. This quiz will have you consider factors that affect these decisions.

Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz tests your knowledge of college in the following ways:

  • Recognize the term for a college student's course of study
  • Identify the type of school that goes beyond an undergraduate degree
  • Determine the most important factors for choosing a course of study when both sure and unsure that you'll pursue more higher education
  • Understand what is and is not a type of grad degree

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from relevant information in the lesson on the impact of higher education on choosing a focus in college
  • Critical thinking - use information to consider if something is or is not grad degree
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've gained about how potential plans for after college can influence a student's degree choices

Additional Learning

The lesson titled How Should Graduate School Plans Affect Your College Major? can help you learn more and covers the following objectives:

  • Explain how grad school may affect a student's major by reviewing a hypothetical example
  • Determine types of grad school, including law school
  • Know why planning ahead and choosing a major wisely is the best way to prepare for the possibility of further education after college