Career Key

Author: Career Key's President and CEO, Juliet Wehr Jones, GCDF, J.D.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

How to Choose an Encouraging College Major Environment that Leads to Success

When you choose a college major, you are also choosing an environment- with surroundings and conditions that an encourage and discourage you.

For you to be successful, research shows that you should choose a college major environment compatible with your Holland personality.

To learn about how professors create this environment, and how to learn more about whether it's the right personality fit for you, visit Career Key's new 3 part series of self-help articles:

  1. Personality-College Major Match, Why it is Important - recommendations on matching your Holland personality to majors;
  2. The Holland College Major Environments - how they are created and a description of what the six Holland environments are; and
  3. Learn More about College Major Environments - practical, concrete steps you can take to investigate the environments that interest you.
Be sure to explore Career Key's other articles on college major advice, like:

and our related free PDF e-books:

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