Caught in Wrong Major

The first thing to remember is that you are not alone. In fact, many people find themselves in this situation. The possibility that you have just wasted the last two or three years of your life can strike fear in your heart, but it is rare that students feel that the entire time they studied will be wasted.
You need to find out if you really have chosen a major that is wrong for you. With some more research, you may find that you don't as the study of the field, however, a practitioner in the field has a totally different experience. A good way to see if the field is right for you is to contact people in this field.
The best way to do that is to contact family, friends, or people who you know through family or friends and ask them about their experiences in the field. Try to get them to allow you to go along with them for a while while they work. If you do this, make sure you let them know how grateful you are that they are so that you can'tag along."In fact, some people will be flattered by your interest in her career, but others might consider it to be a hassle. Make sure you really tell them that you appreciate that they took time out of their schedule to help you. If you are unable to contact someone through a referral from family or friends, you can look up companies on the internet and contact the company without a referral. It may seem difficult, but it will not be nearly as bad as trying to be a social worker for 30 years when you do not have the patience to others.
After you have researched your major as described above, you may still feel that you have chosen the wrong size. If this is you, then the next thing to do is find out if you can utilize the time you spent using it against a field that you can succeed at. For example, the person who majored in accounting find out that they would enjoy Business Management because you can interact with people more in the major.
It is important at this stage to avoid the previous situation and make sure that any major you are considering at this time is one that you can succeed. The best way to do this is to investigate, the same research described above. Contact someone in the field and ask if you can ask some questions about their field. An additional benefit to the research described above is that you want to network with people in the industry that you eventually choose.
Just remember that just because you feel you may have chosen the wrong major, player't mean that everything is lost. There are options to explore that can allow you to get in the appropriate field and succeed.

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