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The University Advisement Center Has Trained Exploration Specialists at Exploration Point to Assist You In:


Creating Greater Self-Awareness, Exploring Majors & Careers, and Taking Your Next Step



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Ray Hernandez

Hometown:
Provo, UT

My Story:
I always knew that I loved people, but I didn't know how I could address that in a major.

Thinking that I wanted to go to med school, I began the Neuroscience program and realized I wasn't passionate about the material I was learning. I discovered the International Development minor and finally felt like I was excited to attend my classes and make lasting change in the world. That led me to discover my current major: Sociology.



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Jinhee Nelson

Hometown:
Provo, UT

My Story:
I started my major journey at BYU with a plethora of interests and not-a-lot of direction.

Moving from sociocultural anthropology to sociology to finally history, it's taken me a while to discover what major best suited my desire to learn about people and in what way.







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Mackenzie Day

Hometown:
Seattle, Washington

My Story:
Arriving at BYU, I was overwhelmed with all my options! I bounced around through many majors and classes and felt as if I was the only one who had a variety of interests, with no direction.

I thought there was no way I could find a major that embodied all my interests and passions. I found myself taking classes in Biology, and almost every major in the business school, and wound up finding my home in Economics, very unexpected!



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Sarah Jacobs

Hometown:
Provo, Utah

My Story:
When I came to BYU, I quickly realized that what I wanted in high school no longer suited what I wanted to do. I had always thought of becoming a nurse or stay heavily involved in music as it was such a huge part of my identity.

With a huge pivot in mind and a desire to explore my options and embrace all of the different facets of myself, I didn’t know which direction to go. After some major exploration, I landed on Family Life with an emphasis in Family Studies and I love it!


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Parker Carlquist

Hometown:
Eden, Idaho

My Story:
I started college with interests in lots of different areas. I began considering Mechanical Engineering but quickly realized in class that I would never love or enjoy it. I felt lost and wondered, “What next?”

After considering about 10 different options, an advisor presented Public Health as a possibility. It was as if a switch flipped and I saw a possible perfect merger of my interests in science and government! Even now, the exploration continues as I consider the possibilities within Public Health.

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Annie Schramel

Hometown:
Camarillo, California

My Story:
Upon coming to BYU, my interests were all over the place! I considered majoring in Nursing, Marketing, Advertising, Dietetics, and Social Science Teaching. After meeting with a BYU Academic Advisor during my Freshman year, I realized I needed to be real with myself and investigate my true passions/interests. After even more research and self-discovery, I found that Psychology was the major for me! I love learning about the human brain and human behavior. I also love the variety of possibilities and options available through Psychology.

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Auburn Williams

Hometown:
Clinton, UT

Major Journey:
My first semester at BYU, I felt directionless. There were so many majors, classes, and clubs to sift through. How was I supposed to decide?!

Being a new freshman and the first in my family to come to BYU made it harder for me to know where I could go for help. One day I walked into Exploration Point and the specialists were super friendly and introduced me to all the resources I thought I had to find on my own. Now a member on the Exploration team, I’m passionate about helping other students who want to explore their own possibilities.

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