What resources should I use while attempting to find a good major for myself?
I'm currently trying to decide on what I will major in and I'm confused by all of the different types and numerous options, how can I figure out which one would be best for me?
With so many options, choosing your major is hard. There are a ton of factors involved, and you’ve got a nice dollop of uncertainty heaped on top to make things even more fun.
have your goal in mind:
1. Choosing for Income
2. Letting Authority Figures Influence You Too Much
3. Trying to “Find Your Passion”
Make an appointment with your school's GUIDANCE Counsel to find out if your school provides testing in selecting a vocation. There are several instruments from which to choose such as the Strong Interest Survey and another one called the Campbell Interest & Skill Survey. Both of these devises have good validity data and have assisted thousands of adolescents and young adults in making career choices.
Good luck with finding a major that brings you great joy.
In addition to what Dr. Robinson suggested you can also check a few other instruments: Myers-Briggs assessment. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator AND MAPP (Motivational Appraisal of Personal Potential) survey. You can take a FREE career test online.