Having Trouble Choosing a Major?

Choosing a major is one of the most important decisions we make as college students, and it is also a difficult one.

Deciding on a major is a personal decision, and the best advice we can give is to research areas that interest you and to learn about what types of careers relate to each major. You can do this by using online resources, but the best way is to talk to family, friends, instructors, and Career Consultants. They will be able to provide a great perspective on what you can expect from pursuing a certain major, and will be able to give you more advice specific to various career paths.

Above all, it is most important to know yourself – your interests, your personality, what you are looking for in a career. Choosing your major is totally in your control. Remember that there are no right or wrong answers and that you can always change your major.

Below is a flow chart that highlights some resources from the UGA Career Center that can help you choose a major that is right for you. If you are looking for more information, be sure to check out the Choosing a Major page on the Career Center website.

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Friday Feature: Careers in Entrepreneurship

Ever thought about being a part of a company, but couldn’t find one that you really liked or were interested in? Ever thought about taking the path less traveled and venturing into the world of business ownership? If so, then we have an article for you!

We wanted this week’s Friday Feature to be something helpful for those of you who have (or maybe haven’t ever) considered starting your own business. Entrepreneurship is a career that requires dedication and drive, but is definitely worth the work. If owning your own company sounds interesting to you, jump on over to this article written by University of Washington’s Foster School of Business to get some advice and background on beginning your career in entrepreneurship.

Check it Out: http://www.foster.washington.edu/undergradcareers/Pages/Career-Options—Entrepreneurship.aspx

Have a great weekend and GOOOOO DAWGS, SIC’ EM!

- The CDIs

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