What Underrated College Major Should You Pick?

Khadija Leon

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About This Quiz

The word underrated is an adjective which is defined as "having more importance, value, skill, power etc., than people recognize." We undervalue and underrate many things in life, including ourselves and our potential career paths. Should you follow the trajectories our family and friends expect us to or do branch out and take a chance on an underrated college major?

Many college majors have more value than people recognize. These majors are often given a bad wrap because they are labeled as boring or lacking the capability for the people who take them to become successful. A few of those majors include Anthropology, Oceanography, Exercise Science, and Sexuality Studies. Just scroll through any postsecondary school's course catalog and you'll begin to see what we mean.

There are many underrated college majors out there, but which one best suits you? If you would like some help figuring it out, then you've come to the right place. Take this quiz and we will tell you which major you will be explaining to your friends and family in the next few months. 


You want a major that will…

College is for…

Why do you want to go to college?

What was your best subject in high school?

Which of these electives sounds fun?

What kind of grades did you get in school?

When you have an assignment due, how soon do you begin?

How did you spend your after school hours?

Which of these places would you travel to for a gap year?

If you were to get a scholarship, it would be for...

How much money are you willing to spend on college. (a year)?

Which of these celebs would you want as a guest lecturer?

Where would you like to work?

Which of these quotes is the best piece of advice you've heard?

Which of these words describes you?

Your friends would say that you are…

What is your spirit animal?

Are you more of a leader or a follower?

Do you do well with instructions?

Are you a competitive person?

Do you prefer to work on your own or in groups?

You find it easier to deal with…

Which of these things do you prefer?

How do you feel about wearing uniforms?

How would you describe your style?

What time of day do you wake up?

What is the first thing that you do in the morning?

Are you a busy person?

What do you like to do in your free time?

What kind of shows do you like to watch?

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