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Exploring Students

If you are uncertain about your major, you are not alone. About 65% of American college students are still exploring their options when entering college. The reasons behind this are unique for each student and so is the process of choosing a major.

The Academic Advisors in the Center for Academic Advising Services are here to help you find your way to a major that you are passionate about. We will walk with you through the processes of self-discovery, and major and career exploration.

Things to Consider While Exploring

  • What are your interests - things you like or don’t like?
  • What skills and abilities do you already possess?
  • What skills do you want?
  • What do you value? In yourself? In others? In your future place of employment or job?
  • What are you passionate about learning?
  • What are some of your career aspirations?
  • What makes you unique?
  • What campus events (convocations, speakers, etc.) are taking place that look interesting?
  • What organizations on campus can help you explore major and career options?
  • How do the majors you are considering fit with who you are?

Campus Events for Exploring Students (2016-2017 Academic Year)

    Exploratory Student Open House – September 7, 2016 from 1 - 2 p.m.

    Meet Your Academic Advisor and PAAL Academic Mentors at the Center for Academic Advising Services

    Strong Interest Inventory Discussions – Throughout the year

    Make an appointment with an Academic Advisor or a Career Advisor to discuss your Strong Interest Inventory. This will help start the conversation about your interests, strengths, abilities and values. Email or call 262-524-7410 today to set up an appointment!

    Major Mania Mini-Course Series – TBA

    Get a taste of Carroll University majors, minors and electives with select hour-long mini-courses throughout the week.


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