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Why do Students Struggle with Choosing a Major?

By Janet Ha Poirot

When Mia AAssar, Shannon Howley and Renata Thornton were given a list of research topics for their HONORS 330 class, one idea immediately caught their attention: Researching undergraduate major selection and advising at George Mason.  Having personally experienced the struggle of major selection, they agreed this was a relevant topic and hoped their findings could help future Mason students. 

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Student Success Stories: An Interview of Misky Sharif, Tau Sigma President and How Her Advisor Helped Her Achieve Her Goals

By Janet Ha Poirot

Misky Sharif is a high achieving student in George Mason’s Bachelor of Science program in Community Health with a Concentration in Clinical Sciences, Class of 2019.  She is also president of the Tau Sigma National Honor Society which is an honor society for university transfer students who earn a 3.5 GPA or higher in their first semester of transfer. 

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