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Exploratory Studies

Rowan University

Choosing a Major

Many students who enter Rowan as freshmen are not ready to choose a major. This is normal because of the enormous number of possible careers to choose from and because most students have only worked in fields that they do not plan to remain in. The three most important considerations that students need to explore at this time are:

Fortunately, we live in a time in which many of these considerations can be explored using tools which are available online. In fact much of the information you need to make an educated major and career decision, is accessible via computer.

On-Line Major and Career Help

Here are some useful online tools to help you assess yourself, majors of interest and the world of work:

The Student's Guide to Choosing a Major

College Planning for Parents and Students