How to Choose a College Major

Is your soon-to-be college student preparing for college applications? Join us on Thursday, April 4 at 5:00 PM PT / 8:00 PM ET to learn how your teen can pick the right major for them! 

Did you know that over 2000 majors are offered in US colleges and universities? 

Business? History? Computer Science? Unsure which field best suits your teen's passions and career path? We're here to help!

Join our UChicago Academic Advisor, Anita, and Columbia Alumna, Hanifa, where they break down how your student can best choose a major based on their interests, goals, and career aspirations.


In this webinar, you'll uncover: 

  • An extensive guide to researching college majors.
  • The differences between applying declared versus undecided and what the benefits are.
  • Aspects to consider when declaring a major and what to expect going into college. 


Register now to take the first step toward securing your teen's future college career! 

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Your Speakers

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Anita Gajula

Former University of Chicago Academic Advisor & Collegewise Counselor

Anita Gajula has spent her entire career in service of students—as a student affairs professional at Macalester, as an academic advisor at U Chicago, as a College Admissions Advisor both in her own practice and in other firms, and now as a Collegewise counselor and helps students through the college admissions process. Anita earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Williams College and went on to earn her master’s in student affairs and academic support at the University of Michigan. Anita has a knack for building relationships quickly and making seemingly unrelated connections between people and ideas, which comes in quite handy when she’s helping students identify and apply to their best-fit schools.

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Hanifa Abdul Sabur

Columbia University Graduate & Collegewise Counselor

Hanifa has been passionate about higher education since deciding to be a professor at age 13. After an amazing journey as a student at Swarthmore College (bachelor’s degree) and Columbia University (two master’s degrees), this passion shifted to a lasting commitment to helping others access and make the most of their own life-changing college experiences. As an instructor and advisor at colleges like Columbia University and George Washington University and a college counselor for several years, Hanifa has helped over 1000 students accomplish their goals on their paths toward academic and career success. 

About Collegewise

Since 1999, our team of 80+ counselors has dedicated their expertise to creating a worry-free, effortless college application process for students of all levels. 

Collegewise empowers students academically and relieves parents of their project management duties through our personalized counseling and tutoring programs. 

Say goodbye to application stress and welcome a new, streamlined experience with Collegewise. 

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