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I’m going to see a student advisor tomorrow to figure out what I want to major in, but there lies the problem. The only two subjects that really stand out to me are English and Psychology. The only problem is I have no idea what kind of jobs both fields offer so I cant really decide on a major. Ever since I was little I have always loved books, talking about books, rating books I also have been told I write well and I have always tested out advanced in English so this seems obvious that I would want some type of English major but I have no idea what type of career I could get from this. Then I also love psychology, I love helping people with their problems, I love thinking about and talking about how the human mind works and people always come to me when they need someone to talk to. But a lot of people take psyche majors so I feel like it might be a waste of my time to try to get a job in this field. As you can tell I’m lost, but I’m hoping someone might give me some ideas of possible choices I can make right now, or list some careers that I might like.

Asked By: - 8/18/2009
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I totally know how you feel. I have felt like that before and honestly you don't really know if you'll like something until you've tried it. So take different classes to scope it out and you'll learn either.."Hey, I LOVE this!" or "This is sooo not my thing... More
Answered By: Eliza - 8/18/2009
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Try asking your adviser or your college's career center for some examples of jobs those majors might lead to and how competitive those fields are. And remember that your major doesn't have to determine your career--you can explore classes outside your major or extracurricular activities that might be related to a... More
Answered By: obsidian_alchemy - 8/18/2009
 
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