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Do Not Judge My Major

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Do Not Judge My Major

College majors: there are so many to pick from that most of us get overwhelmed with the choices we need to make. Some of us know, some of us don't. I was in the big bulk of people who had no damn clue what I wanted to do with my life. I came to terms with that and I was okay because when I found my major, and I came to love it more than I could imagine.

A few days ago, someone made a comment to me. They said "Oh you're just a psychology major; that's nothing, that's easy." I was complelty and utterly offended by this statement for many reasons. I struggled with deciding on what I was going to do five to ten or more years from now. When I finally made a decision, it was the greatest feeling ever. So, to say my major was "nothing" was pretty rude.

We are all different. We all have different interests. Hence, the variety of different majors one can pick from. It's hard to pick a major. Many people change their major multiple times before finding the right one. Just because I'm not going to medical school does not mean I am lesser than that person who is. I will have just as much as an opportunity to succeed as the next doctor will of our generation. I will be just as happy as them.

We all have the right to make our own choices that will benefit us the most in the long run. To question and judge that is not fair. I love psychology. I love learning about how humans think, develop and go through the stages of life. I love to help people and figuring out how they think and how to fix problem is enjoyable for me.

I have chosen the right major for me and I fully believe that in my heart. Everyone can't all want to do the same things in life and that is why there are so many opportunities for us today. We have options for a reason, so I hate when people will judge me for making a one hard choice out of millions.

I think the main idea here is that we all made that choice when we entered college. Sometimes, it is easy for us but most of the time it is not. My father knew he wanted to be a dentist since he was a little boy and that is exactly what he grew up to be. Unlike him, I needed a little time and exploring to figure it out.

Support is very important for people who struggle with anything. My struggle happened to be with my choice of major and to be pushed down like that was not a great feeling. I just wanted a little support. And I know that really isn't a lot to ask for.

I will indeed graduate from my four year university with a degree I can be proud of, a sense of accomplishment and a smile on my face. And that is all that matters.

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