If you grew up in Ohio, you might think your neighbor to the west — Indiana — is pretty much the same as your home state. Both states are midwestern, featuring rural landscapes punctuated by a handful of smaller industrial cities and anchored by larger metropolitan areas.
Ever since kindergarten, the last days of August filled you with a mixed sense of dread and excitement for the looming school year. But it never felt quite like this.
Once you decide to go to college, your world starts filling with a bunch of classic, time-honored traditions: campus visits, T-shirt collecting, junk mail disposal (please recycle it!), and randomly weepy parents. But one of the biggest and most challenging traditions involves picking your major.
If you’re headed to college soon but haven’t picked a major yet, don’t stress. You get a great opportunity to shop around for a major by learning about your options and the different futures they may lead to.
Welcome to just-before-senior-year crunch time. As a junior, you worked like crazy and gave it everything you had to make your academic skills shine. Once school starts, it’s time to begin the process to find, apply, and get into college. You’ll put the finishing touches on your applications, cross your fingers, and hope for the best.