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Lauren Walters is currently in graduate school for mental health counseling. She has a BA in Psychology and a minor in Business Administration. She loves to inspire others through her writing.

Posted Feb. 10, 2016, 9 a.m. by Lauren Walters | View Comments
Worried About a Major? You’ve Got Time

During the fall semester of my junior year at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, N.Y., I became very sick with the H1N1 virus. I was an accounting major at the time. But after I got very low grades on my accounting exams, my academic advisor asked me, "Are you sure you want to do this?" At the time, getting healthy was my main priority. So, I made the final decision to drop accounting and switch my major to psychology. Was it a far stretch? I have a very analytic mindset. You need a very analytical mindset to be an accounting ...