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Need Help Deciding on a Major.

saranghaem3saranghaem3 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
Hello there everyone,
I'm a high school junior who has been part of the college search for quite some time now, and then it hit me: how am I supposed to find the right college if I'm not even sure what I want to major in?

The only problem is, I have no hobbies that easily lead to a career choice. I've enjoyed cultural studies for as long as I can remember, and for the past four years or so, I've been particularly immersed in the Asian culture. My focus is on Korean, which I've been slowly teaching myself for two years, but Japanese culture also intrigues me. I listen to a lot of foreign music and have committed quite a bit of my life to studying languages, but as my school offers no Asian languages, my knowledge of them is pretty lacking.

So that's my first issue. I don't know whether or not I'd be able to completely master a language enough to make use of it, or if I just want to focus on the cultural aspect of the country. But what is there to do with an East Asian Studies major, for example?

In addition, I have found myself drawn to Chemistry this year, but again, it's not as though I practice chemistry in my free time and thus don't know if it would interest me in the long run.

Finally, I've always loved education. Particularly, I would like to combine my passion for culture with my passion for teaching and get a TESOL major, but... it seems too shaky for me to rely on. Overall, I'm just very confused as to what I might want to do for my major, and am open to any suggestions as to what I might consider. I've been looking into International Relations/ International Communications or just Communications majors, but I'm not sure what they entail.
For reference, I've taken three years of Latin and will be teaching myself Spanish over the summer, then taking Spanish II senior year. My unweighted GPA is a 4.00 (4.42 weighted), my combined SAT was a 2000 (I will be retaking it to raise it) and my ACT was a 31 (which I am also retaking until I get a 33).

Thank you in advance!
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