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Your Major Doesn't Matter As Long As It's Your Passion

I do not know exactly what I want to do with my life and that is OK.

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I do not have it together as you've probably read me write about before.

I do not know what I want to do with my life and that is OK.

There are so many times in life where society or people in your life make you feel like you need to figure it out, have a plan and know where you're going.

There are many things I've learned about myself in the past couple of years, and I am still learning things I like and the activities or topics I enjoy.

There is a big push at the beginning of college to find a major, and it feels like this looming commitment that you feel forced to decide right away.

You feel forced to make the decision even before you come to college and take your first class.

And does your undergraduate major even matter that much?

OK, if you want to be a doctor, but you major in creative writing maybe it matters a little because there are many other years of schooling you need to go through to be a doctor, but if you choose something in the same general field it does not matter.

No hate to creative writing majors though!

But, if you enjoy writing why does it matter if you're majoring in English or communication? It really does not matter.

People go back to school all the time, and people get multiple degrees after undergrad.

There is such pressure and push to be entirely in tune with the future career that you know your exact life plan for the next ten years.

For some undergrad students, this ten-year plan is reasonable, and they've been thinking about it for their entire life, but for others, it's a significant weight to carry as an 18 to 22-year-old to know ideally what they want to do with their life.

You should take classes you enjoy during your undergrad college years because no one wants to spend four years of their life studying something they're not one bit interested in.

Choose classes that are interesting to you and a major that you enjoy! Your undergrad major doesn't matter as much as people tell you!

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