10/18/2012 09:13 am ET Updated Oct 26, 2012

Choosing A Major: How To Pick A Program That's Right For You

By Sierra Tishgart

There's a lot of importance placed on selecting a college major, but we're here to share good news: your degree isn't going to make or break your career. What your major will do is impact your college years, so what's important right now is to identify which subjects make you feel inquisitive and excited. Don't worry so much about the practicality or financial benefits of a course of study; there will be few times in your life that you get this much freedom and flexibility when it comes your personal growth. We asked the experts for their advice on how long you have to decide on a major and what's important to keep in mind if you plan to attend graduate school.

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