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I hate my major as a senior. What should I do now?

I only have 12hrs left in my major and 36hrs left in my degree. If I stay, I'll graduate next spring with a BA in sociology. However, I hate my major, and it doesn't really give you many career options except being a research assitant or a receptionist. Both of which sound like hell on earth. I know the smart answer would be to cut my losses and switch majors. Except I really have no idea what I want to do or what I would want to major in. Should I finish my degree in soc and try to find a career, or just take a break from school until I figure out what degree to get? How did you guys figure out what to major in?

Asked By: Chopsueybrandy - 4/23/2012
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As a former sociology major who was in a similar position, I say take some time off and figure out what you want to do, and here's why: Financial aid! Once you have that diploma in hand, the financial aid door slams shut and it's goodbye grants and scholarships. You still have the option of loans, but if you're... More
Answered By: Lindsey - 4/24/2012
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I would switch to a major that leads to state certification (license) of some type such as K-12 education, nursing, paralegal studies, vet-tech, radiology, engineering, architecture, social work, and so on.
Answered By: Happy in the Truth - 4/23/2012
 
The smart answer is to suck it up, cut your losses, and finish your degree on time. It's going to cost you a lot less money than waiting around in school, trying to pick a whole new major. There are plenty of careers out there that don't really care what you majored in; sales, marketing, human resources, most non-... More
Answered By: firefly_fliesby - 4/23/2012
 
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