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How do I know if I am choosing the right major for the career path I want to take?

I am currently stuck between three different majors because they are all so similar. I know what career I want to pursue but I also know that it might take a while to get there. I want to make sure that I am choosing the right major so I can have enough versatility and not be at a stand still,...

#major #double-major

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Active Feb 27 at 08:08

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Posted by Mikala W.
Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Hi Mikala! You asked a very important question. Here are some ...

Is doing a double major in college good for getting a job after?

I'm considering taking a double major and want to see the pros and cons of doing so....

#double-major

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Active Aug 03 '17 at 10:03

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Posted by Brittany E.
Kellie (Kinsella) Casey | Internal Audit Senior Associate at PwC Hi Brittany! Wow! How ambitious of you to double major! I ...

Is it too much work to double major

I really like two of the degrees offered at my college and they would both look very good for when I go on to graduate school. #double-major...

#majors-and-minors

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:25

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Posted by Miracle W.
Kevin Jenkins | Sr. Financial Advisor It truly depends. If you want to graduate in 4 years ...

Would it be irresponsible to double major In two fields that are completely opposite?

I'm a senior in High School and I was interested in Double Majoring in British Literature and Theatre....

#double-major

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:16

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Posted by Taleya L.
Gabriel Fig | Experienced Higher Educational Professional & Certified Appreciative Advisor Hi Taleya, Thank you for the question. First I'd like to ...

Is double majoring your first time in college too stressful and worth it? Or should I wait until I know more about what I can do?

The job I want after graduation requires a criminology degree but by getting another degree, I could even go further into that field. Would it be worth it to double major or should I wait longer to see what I can do? #double-major #cost...

#stress

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Active Mar 13 at 17:24

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Posted by Jade S.
erinn e. | Medical School Advising / Higher Education Hey Jade, what is it you want to double major in? ...

Should I double major at the same time or finsh one of them first?

I am interested in two majors, however, they are completely different fields. I want to become a teacher, but also a PA in the future. Many advisors have told me to choose one for now, but how do I decide which one. Help! #educator #double-major...

#physicians-assistant

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Active Sep 20 '17 at 20:08

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Posted by Mandy H.
Andrea Caprio | Physician Assistant, Master of Business Administration (MBA) Hello, You may not have to choose between these careers. If ...

How hard is it to double major/minor?

Would it be too much to double major or double minor? #college #majors...

#double-major

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:28

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Posted by Mariah C.
Michael DePietro | Medical Director- Respiratory at AstraZeneca Not hard, especially if you have a good work ethic and ...

Would psychology and business be a good combination?

I ask this question because I want to become a double major in psychology and business so I can start my own business in psychology? #psychology #entrepreneurship...

#double-major

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:07

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Posted by Keith T.
Gary Stephen Petito | Career Guru Hi, Good question, I actually did this and personally I think ...

What colleges are the best to attend for a double major in kinesiology and pre-physical therapy?

I am in the 11th grade and would like to go to college for physical therapy. I feel as though the best way to do this is by starting off with a double major in kinesiology and pre-physical therapy. I am trying to figure out which school would make this as smooth as possible. #college...

#physical-therapy #double-major #physical-trainer

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Active Mar 28 at 16:56

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Posted by Omega R.
Michael Gamez, M.S. | Academic Advisor at Chapman University Hi Omega, My name is Michael and I am an academic ...

Would a double major followed by a PhD be too much?

I don't want to spend the rest of my life in school, but I do want to teach at the college level. I'm debating between getting my PhD in history or English/writing. Would it be too much of a hassle to double major and then decide? #double-major #phd #history #writing...

#creative-writing

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Active Mar 02 at 09:17

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Posted by Kira Q.
Martina Morale | Curator | Public Historian | Educator Double majoring is a lot of work and will take longer ...

As a double major in dance and integrated marketing will I have time to work a part time job?

I'm concerned about debt and want to do everything I can to keep it at a minimum so a part-time job would help a lot with that. #marketing #dance...

#double-major

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Active Sep 29 '17 at 11:40

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Posted by Nicole Q.
Sarah (Andersen) Koenig | Corporate Responsibility You can certainly balance school with work, but it does take ...

I was planning on majoring in Astrophysics in college with a PhD, but the college I was planning on attending does not offer astrophysics as a major. However, they offer physics as a major and have astrophysics as a minor. Is it the same?

I am asking this question because it will ultimately determine my future. I was planning on majoring in astrophysics because I find the subject matter simply fascinating. The reason why I have my heart set on this particular college is because I was planning on obtaining a double major, a...

#astrophysics #science-phd #double-major #physics

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:48

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Posted by Braden B.
Aleksandr Pevzner | Skillful Neuroscientist - Enterprising Researcher Hi Braden, I'm a bit confused by your question, but I ...

Is it possible to balance a double major with one major being architecture?

I'm asking this because I'm interested in architecture and engineering, but I'm also interested in a few other career paths and I'm not sure whether it's better for me to just pick one and go to college for it (since I've been told that architecture is a very time consuming major) or try and go...

#college-student #double-major #architecture #graduate

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:41

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Posted by Allya J.
Annie Manuja | Hardware Design Engineer at Apple Hello Aliya I won't say dual program is rare but I ...

Robotics Engineering

Many times i have looked and worked with FRC robots at school and thought i like all the aspects of making a robots. I believe i want to be a robotics engineer, but what do i need ? What is the difference between a robotics engineer and a double major in electrical and mechanical engineers? Are...

#double-major #mechanical-engineering #university #robotics #electrical-engineering

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:40

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Posted by Diana M.
mathias G | IT Engineer Commercial robots are typically developed by a larger team with multiple ...

How does one balance two majors at once?

I plan on majoring in music education with either a second major or minor in psychology. Doing something in the science field was kind of a big leap for me, but I have always loved discovering how the brain works. I thought that pairing my interest of music and/or multilingualism with the field...

#music #double-major #administrative #psychology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:30

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Posted by Gwen C.
Luis Javier Santiago-Sierra | Assistant Director Global Initiatives at Berklee College of ... Hace you thought about Music Therapy. This is an area that ...

journalism and computer science major

What type of career opportunities are there for a person who double majors in computer science and journalism? #computer-science #journalism #double-major #science-journalism...

#computer-proficient

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:23

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Posted by shosh O.
Dhrumil Mehta | Database Journalist, Politics @ FiveThirtyEight Hello Shosh O. I am a "Database Journalist" with FiveThirtyEight in ...

computer science major and nursing major

What type of classes do you take if you double major in Nursing and Computer Science. #computer-science #nursing #computer...

#double-major

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:23

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Posted by shosh O.
phillip rasy | Commercial Sales at Dell http://www.cse.lsu.edu/academics/undergraduate/major your first couple of years are going to be the ...

What core classes would be the most useful to a dance and integrated marketing major?

I am trying to decide what core classes I want to take and was wondering if some would be more useful or interesting than others. #marketing #dance #double-major...

#integrated-marketing

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:22

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Posted by Nicole Q.
Shannon Baxley | Online CSB team Dell It depends on your goals and your passions. If your dream ...

I would like to double major in Economics and Political Science and then maybe going towards a law degree, what would be the best way to set up a four year plan to be make double majoring easier or more manageable?

I would really like to go after and tackle a double major but have been put under the impression that if I don't set up a four year plan to allocate time to do so it will become very hard to double major #major #economics #political-science...

#double-major

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:21

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Posted by Haylie E.
Casey Weston | Urban Migration Specialist, World Bank 1) Identify exactly how a double major will help you. If ...

Is it true that having an athletic training certificate while pursuing a doctorate in physical therapy significantly increases my likelihood at being accepted into graduate school and, later, being hired for a job?

I want to work as a pediatric physical therapist in a hospital with kids fighting potentially terminal illnesses. I was told that double majoring in athletic training and kinesiology on the pre-physical therapy track would strengthen my applications, both for graduate school and my future...

#graduate-school #physical-therapy #double-major #athletic-training

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:21

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Posted by Rachael P.
Carrie Graham, ABD, ATC, LATC | Assistant Professor Colleen Hughes is right, simply being a certified athletic trainer does ...

How easy is it to double major?

I'm interested in doubling majoring in marine science and biology next year and I was wondering how difficult the process is #college #biology #majors #marine-biology...

#double-major

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:17

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Posted by Maya F.
Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive It is as easy as going to the university adviser and ...

What is the difference between a double major and a major with a minor? What are the pros and cons of each?

I would like some advice from people who have dealt with these things first-hand. #college #university #majors #double-major...

#majors-and-minors

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:17

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Posted by Lera K.
Carolyn Herzog | Chief Compliance Officer, Vice President, Legal and Public ... This is primarily a question of credits within the university or ...

Finance or Economics As a major

Hello, for undergrad I definetly want to take international relations but I would like to combine it with another major, and I was thinking economics or Finance, does anyone know the best major to partner up with that for me to get a job in an NGO or an International organization/Bank? #college...

#international-affairs #double-major #finance #economics

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:08

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Posted by Jibbi B.
David Xu | Sr. Data Analyst at Zynga I mostly agree with the above by Eric but it's largely ...

Is it a good idea to do a double major in Child Development and Biology if I want to become a Pediatrician?

I am a senior in high school whose passion is kids and science. I have heard that getting a double major is something very beneficial to do while you're in college but I am not sure if Child Development and Biology are the right majors to combine during college and if they are going to help me...

#double-major #biology #child-development #pediatrics #pediatrician

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:03

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Posted by Sofie C.
Michelle Hoque | health informatics, medicine, clinical epidemiology, neuroscience, nutrition Hi, sofie. I answered your other question in another page https://careervillage.org/questions/6601/what-should-i-major-in-if-i-want-to-become-a-pediatrician ...

It is worth it to keep music in my life as I pursure college and careers?

All throughout k-12 school, music has been a big part of my life. Playing principal clarinet in numerous all-state events and solo contests throughout my high school career has been a big part of my life. However, I am probably going to pursue science in college, and I am wondering if I should...

#science #double-major #stem #music #neuroscience #clarinet #physics

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Active Apr 15 at 18:43

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Posted by Mikayla C.
Judeanne Armenti | Over 20 years of creative and outgoing music ... Mikayla, You will be amazed by how much neurological research is ...

What are the benefits of a double major when considering post-graduate education or the job market?

My name is Ben, and I'm planning on majoring in Molecular Biology, with plans on going to med school. However, because of my passion and talent in music, I am seriously considering to pursue a second degree in music. But after doing some research, I am unsatisfied with the results I have...

#biology #college-advice #double-major #college-major #job #music #medicine

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Active Apr 03 at 22:10

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Posted by Ben N.
Rachael Pawlowski | Autism Support Coach Hey Ben,This is a really interesting question! A double-major can be ...

Complimentary major/minor for Sociology major?

I plan to chase after a career in international human rights law, working with NGO's like Amnesty International or the EU court of human rights. With that in mind, I've thought about minors/ double majors in subjects like Spanish or international studies, but am still undecided what subject...

#sociology #human-rights #double-major #international-humanitarian-law #college-minor #law-school

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Active Mar 27 at 20:15

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Posted by Tamera P.
Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Tamera,I am a firm believer that it does not matter so ...

Should I study a double major in Music Performance and Business Administration?

I want to become a Property Manager but also I have been playing the clarinet for 9 years and I have filled a decent musical curriculum like playing with numerous ensembles, professional orchestras, youth advanced-orchestras, attending to summer camps to tutor and participate, etc. My main...

#bussiness #double-major #music #music-performance #clarinet #property-management

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Active Mar 15 at 15:01

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Posted by Misael Z.
Elizabeth Christopher | Songwriter Hi Misael. Yes, doing a double major would be hard. But ...

What major is the most compatible with the Architecture major to improve the architect career?

I'm currently an high school junior and I'm planning to be an architect. I planned to take two majors to strengthen my future career prospects. Finance might be a compatible degree to the Architecture major but I'm not entirely sure about it. What secondary major is compatible with the...

#majors #double-major #college-major #architect #architecture #education-counselor

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Active Mar 02 at 00:27

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Posted by Zee K.
Nancy Hamp, MA | Organizational Leadership • Assessment and Interviewing • Educational ... Zee, when I went to college it was the architecture students ...

Is it possible to major in languages in which more than one language is mastered at once?

I am currently interested in majoring in languages, however through research found that most majors are limited to specifics. For example I pick up dialect, word choice, and accent quickly and have put it in practice; more than volunteer requirements but as a career. I can't seem to find a...

#double-major #college #language-services #teaching #translation #careers

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Active Dec 02 '17 at 21:20

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Posted by hayley A.
Elaine Sabra | Retired elementary teacher I think this is an interesting question, and one that depends ...

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