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Author: Sam Coren

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Sam Coren is the Content Manager for StudentAdvisor.com, a Washington Post education site for college reviews (http://www.studentadvisor.com/reviews) and free resources on all things college. You can read more of her insights about the college search process on the StudentAdvisor blog (http://blog.studentadvisor.com).

Posted March 12, 2014, 3:25 p.m. by Sam Coren | View Comments
3 Ways to Explore Possible Majors Before College

If you're just starting the college search you may be overwhelmed by the number of options when it comes to choosing a major. Check out the list of majors at UMass-Amherst for example. There are over 80 different areas of study for undergraduate students. Or look at the majors at Penn State's main campus. Over 160! Even though some of these larger schools have a staggering amount of academic majors to choose from, figuring out what you should major in can be just as tricky if you're thinking about attending a smaller school. So how are you supposed to figure ...