Depending on the schools you’re applying to, declaring a major on your college application could help your candidacy — or set you on a path you’re not keen to follow. Here’s what you need to know to make an informed decision.
First Year of College
The first year of college can be the most difficult year for many students. It can be emotionally tough to be away from home and adjust to dorm life. Or if you’re commuting from home, adjusting to a different schedule from high school while adjusting to the new academic workload could be challenging. Additionally, non-traditional students who work or have families can find it quite daunting to then have schoolwork added to their already full schedule.
There are strategies and ways to manage your time well and get through your first year of college.