How Do Multiple Majors Factor In?

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OUBobcat
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How Do Multiple Majors Factor In?

Postby OUBobcat » Sun Jun 12, 2011 11:03 pm

I'm sure it can't hurt, but how much does it help to have multiple majors? I currently have three majors and am hoping that will be beneficial in the application process.

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fatduck
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Re: How Do Multiple Majors Factor In?

Postby fatduck » Sun Jun 12, 2011 11:06 pm

not at all

sorry

thsmthcrmnl
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Re: How Do Multiple Majors Factor In?

Postby thsmthcrmnl » Sun Jun 12, 2011 11:22 pm

Not even a little bit

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Jack Smirks
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Re: How Do Multiple Majors Factor In?

Postby Jack Smirks » Sun Jun 12, 2011 11:24 pm

Not one bit.

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loomstate
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Re: How Do Multiple Majors Factor In?

Postby loomstate » Mon Jun 13, 2011 1:35 am

Not everything is as black and white as this site seems to see it. Having multiple majors is definitely not a game changer in the application process, but if you were to tie your interests and your majors into a compelling story about yourself, in your personal statement, for example, that might work to your advantage. But don't lose perspective on the weight of numbers in the whole application process. Multiple majors won't hurt, but if is going to hurt your GPA, you might want to weigh your options.

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Re: How Do Multiple Majors Factor In?

Postby dr123 » Mon Jun 13, 2011 2:11 am

Not beneficial for anything at all. It's really just a waste of time. Sorry bro.

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Re: How Do Multiple Majors Factor In?

Postby shoeshine » Mon Jun 13, 2011 2:16 am

I had multiple majors as well. I can't be sure it didn't help my application but I agree with the other responders. Generally, it does not matter.

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Re: How Do Multiple Majors Factor In?

Postby fatduck » Mon Jun 13, 2011 2:42 am

loomstate wrote:Not everything is as black and white as this site seems to see it. Having multiple majors is definitely not a game changer in the application process, but if you were to tie your interests and your majors into a compelling story about yourself, in your personal statement, for example, that might work to your advantage. But don't lose perspective on the weight of numbers in the whole application process. Multiple majors won't hurt, but if is going to hurt your GPA, you might want to weigh your options.

i agree with this poster, except for the part where your interests and story and shit matter at all




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