I Had to Change My Major, and I'm Not Ashamed

I Had to Change My Major, and I'm Not Ashamed

And you should not be either.


Lots of people go into college with a sure idea of exactly what the want to do and what they want to be, and they accomplish al of their dreams flawlessly. On the other hand, some people go into college, equally as sure of what they want to do, and they have to figure some things out as they go along. I fit into the second category.

I was so sure I was going to be a veterinarian. The moment I started thinking about what I wanted to be when I grew up, I was certain that was it. I dedicated all of my classes in high school towards getting there, I shadowed a vet, and I was still hooked. I was hooked all the way until my first college semester.

My very first college class was chemistry, and afterwards my dream was never the same. You see, I was so set on becoming a vet because I have always, always loved animals, more than most people even. Unfortunately, most people go into the field of veterinary medicine because they are good at math and science, and not just because they love the animals.

I quickly learned, throughout that chem class, that I was not meant to be a vet. It was hard, but it was what was right for me. I probably could have done it, but it would have meant eight years of crying before tests and pulling all nighters. That sounds miserable to me. Yes, I would have accomplished a childhood dream, but I would also be wildly unhappy.

Not everyone is meant to be what they think they are meant to be. Two years since that chemistry class ended, I am four semesters into an elementary education degree and I have gotten a 4.0 GPA in three of those four semesters.

Different people are good at different things, find classes and subjects that you are interested and enjoy. It is worth it, even if it takes you a little while to find those classes. It is okay to change your mind, I promise.

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12 Symptoms You Get When You're Addicted To Chick-Fil-A

It is your one true love.

Chick-fil-A, I love you.

Truett Cathy, I owe you my life.

If you love Chick-fil-A, you truly have withdrawals when you're away from it. You may suffer from these symptoms, just like I do.

1. No other breakfast will compare to CFA's.

2. No other fast food joint has hash brown's like CFA's.

3. When you go on vacation, you type in Chick-fil-A to see if there is one nearby.

4. If there isn't, you eat it as soon, I am talking, like, the second, you get back from vacation.

5. You truly don't understand how people "get tired of Chick-fil-A"

6. Besides the occasional change up on Sunday's, CFA is always your number choice of fast food.

7. You legitimately crave it more on Sunday's.

8. Nothing on the menu seems gross to you.

9. Yet, you seem to get the same thing every time you go.

10. Their ice cream is literally the b o m b.

11. You defend CFA to any and every hater.

12. CFA is probably your actual one true love.

SEE ALSO: The Top 10 Struggles Of Every Chick-Fil-A Employee

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4 Breakfast Spots Near The University of Kentucky That Will Actually Get You Out Of Bed In The Morning

These places will satisfy all of your breakfast cravings.


If you're a breakfast foodie like I am, you know that is an absolute priority to find the most popular breakfast spots despite the city you may be in. You don't want to visit the touristy and basic restaurants that everyone else goes to, but instead, you are determined to uncover the locations that are the best of the best. Most foodies will go to great lengths to discover these places. As a University of Kentucky student and major foodie, I have searched all over Lexington to find my favorite places to visit on Saturday and Sunday mornings. This took my entire first semester and many trips to the ATM, but today, I am now blessed to say that I am a regular at all 4 of these incredible breakfast spots.

1. The Great Bagel

The Great Bagel is one of my all-time favorite restaurants to visit on Sunday mornings. The restaurant offers a variety of bagel sandwiches and freshly squeezed orange juice, and it makes for the perfect early morning start to a day filled with homework or relaxation.

2. Chocolate Holler

Though not a true restaurant, Chocolate Holler is one of the most popular coffee shops near the University of Kentucky. Because it is only a 3-minute drive from campus, Chocolate Holler is always buzzing with UK students who come to socialize or study. The coffee shop is most well known for its chocolaty drinks and the music is great there, too!

3. Stir Krazy

Stir Krazy is a local smoothie bar down the street that serves protein shakes, smoothies, and tea. Though It only consists of these three beverages, the shakes at Stir Krazy are enough to fill you up for breakfast or lunch. Each shake or smoothies range from 200 to 250 calories and serves as the perfect energizer before a workout or a filling recovery drink after a workout.

4. La Madeleine

La Madeleine is a French breakfast and lunch cafe conveniently located on campus (and only a 30-second walk from my dorm). Their breakfast is served all day long and their croissants are to die for. I highly recommend building your own omelet for the most fulfilling experience. Not to mention, their iced caramel macchiatos are a great refresher on the side.

No matter which city, state, or country I am currently in, I make it my mission to eat as a local would. In Lexington, Kentucky, these four breakfast spots are guaranteed provide you with a plethora of different types of food to get you through even the worst cases of morning hunger. Though these places are my current favorites, I am now looking forward to containing the search for more breakfast restaurants, cafes, and juice bars throughout my next four years in this city.

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