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How to Find Colleges With the Major You Want

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Which of the following is a criterion students can use to choose a college?

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1. Chance has always known that he wants to study political science at college. He probably _____ choose a college based on whether they offer a political science major.

2. Kristen isn't sure what she will major in. She probably _____ choose a college based on whether they offer a specific major.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Finding the right college can be difficult, especially when you consider which colleges offer your desired major. This quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of navigating your college search through the criterion of major, checking to make sure you know one of the best sources of information.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the factors and considerations of:

  • College search criteria
  • Choosing a college when you do and do not know what your major will be
  • Possible source of information

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast appropriate college search criteria when you do and do not know what your major will be
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on when a college choice should be made based on majors being offered
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where to search for colleges based on a major

Additional Learning

To learn more about searching for colleges with specific criteria, review the accompanying lesson on Tips for Finding Colleges With the Major You Want. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the different criteria students may take into consideration when choosing a college
  • Understand when it is and isn't a good idea to search for colleges based on a major
  • Know where to search for colleges based on majors
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