My Third Time was a Charm
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My Third Time was a Charm

3 majors, 2 colleges, and 1 year later

My Third Time was a Charm

Feeling lost in your future plans? Unsure of what path to take or what to do? I was, too. It took me time to decide what I wanted to do, where I wanted to be, and when I wanted to do it. If you are one of those people who is stressed and unsure about what to do, read this article, closely. I am here to tell you that you WILL figure it out.

I started off college at a beautiful state school as a hospitality management major. Quickly after fall break, I decided that this campus was not home to me, nor could I see myself in the hospitality field much longer. Although it was hard to leave behind great friends, a cute town, and amazing professors, I made the decision to transfer to a much smaller state school. This decision lead me to my first change of my collegiate career.

There I was, second semester of my freshman year. Starting fresh at a new university, with new friends, new professors, and a new major! As an athlete, I decided pursuing a nutrition and fitness degree would be fun! It was great! I met some of my best friends in my major, as well as a couple of my favorite professors. However, thoughts about what I REALLY want to do with my future started flowing. In order to do what I want to do and in the time frame I would like to, I needed to make another change.

Finally, third time is a charm, right? In order to apply and enroll in the police academy when I would like to, I would either have to earn an associate's degree or only complete three years of my undergrad for a bachelor's degree. I made the decision, one last time, to change my major. After long thought and many useful conversations, I have decided to change my major a third time. I sit, as a sophomore, on the path to graduate in the paralegal studies program. Some people may call me crazy for switching my major so many times, but I know what is the best option for me.

I hope that if you are reading this and needed some reassurance or guidance, this helped you. There will come a time you will face life changing decisions, especially in classes. Take a breath, fill out papers, take time to think about it, talk to multiple people and get multiple opinions, and most importantly, don't make any rash decisions. Your life is important, treat it like a gem.

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