This is an interesting question in that it really does depend on the person and what major they decided on and if there is a better major for them. I have some personal knowledge on this that I will share with you. I decided while I was in college that I wanted to teach elementary school. So my path was made and I ended up getting a BA in English/Education. It so happens that when I actually finished by practice teaching I found out that I did not like it. I felt that I needed more variety in my job and found out that I did not want to teach young children.
So I went out in the business world and worked several years in the banking industry and my job was titled "New Accounts Counselor". I really felt that I could counsel people on the accounts that they needed and loved helping them by giving them information to work with. Those were skills that made me happy. So after I had my first child I wanted to go back to work after a couple of years, but then I was introduced through an adult extension course to the Assessments that I could take to help me discover what I want to do with my career. It was eye opening for me and I realized then the reason that I wanted more variety and why I love my counseling job at the bank was that I needed to help people discover things especially about themselves, and I also need the variety of people to work with and the variety of problems to solve. After that I checked back into the college where I received my degree and they were just starting a new Major in Educational Psychology and at that time period you get a Certification or go for the masters. I wanted to work and go to school so I went back to school part time for a couple of years and got my certification. I loved this Career and it was perfect for me, but in the early years they did not have it as a major, so that is why it took me so long to find the right career and the DREAM JOB FOR ME!! I do suggest that if you really want to find your dream job that you take a couple of assessments through your college Career Center and work with the counselor there to help you figure out if you are on the right path to being happy. You will learn a little bit more about yourself and what type of personality you have and does it fit with the career that you really think you want.
THESE ASSESSMENTS ARE FUN AND GOOD INFORMATION WILL HELP YOU FIND YOUR WAY!! BEST OF LUCK IN YOUR RESEARCH. YOU REALLY WANT TO FIND YOUR DREAM JOB BEFORE YOU GRADUATE!!!!!
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In addition to the awesome answers already provided, I share with you that sometimes college students find their "dream job" while they are actually in college. This can happen when students have an opportunity to do internships or co-ops while still in college. Some students actually **make** their dream job while in college. And in some rare cases, a student can make their dream job while still in college. For example, Facebook was founded by students who were still in college who understood that other college students wanted to stay connected to each other online in newer and more innovative ways.
I mention these pieces of information to you because as you will likely learn over time, most of what happens in or to a person's job/career is driven by that individual. No time like the present to get comfortable in that driver's seat ;).
Hope you find this answer helpful and best of luck to you!