When Should I Declare My Major? Video


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Everyone should declare their major

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1. Students often declare a major even when they are unsure, because

2. It is not uncommon for a student to

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and corresponding quiz can be used to help you assess your knowledge of the process of choosing a major. Topics you will need to know for the quiz include choosing a major and changing a major.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you review:

  • What happens after declaring a major
  • Percentage of students that change their major
  • Why students declare a major even when they are unsure
  • Timeline for declaring a major

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related education lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding changing a major
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the timeline for declaring a major

Additional Learning

To learn more about declaring a major, review the lesson on When Should I Declare My Major? This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Determine what factors go into choosing a major
  • Understand how long it takes to declare a major
  • Explain why students change their majors
  • Learn about the benefits of getting help from a career center and career counselor