What do you want to be when you grow up?
This question is one of the most common once you hit your junior year of high school. Your college years are fast approaching and you have to decide on a major and pick a college and it can all be very stressful. If you, like me, are or have struggled with what you want to be or what to major in, maybe you need some advice.
The best advice that I can give you is to do whatever you want. It is that simple. For the longest time I had a major that I thought I was supposed to do because I liked it well enough and my family was all on board and they were soooo proud of me and I thought for the longest time that it was what I wanted. I started my classes and loved them, however I felt like something was missing. So, I added on a second major and thought that that was what I wanted. But, of course, it wasn't what I wanted to do. I hated every second of it and knew that this was not what I wanted to do. I was right back where I started at the end of senior year of high school.
So, I scrapped everything that everyone wanted and expected me to do and sat down over the summer after year 1 of college and wondered what to do. What do I want to do? What do I like to do? This caused me to change my major to what I had wanted in to do in the first place. I am much happier with this switch and can't imagine doing anything else with my life. I know what I want to do and it doesn't matter what everyone else wants me to do because it is my life and I have to make the decision for myself and do what makes me happy. You will feel so free once you make a decision for you.