NIT: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
For Associate Advisors
The First Year at MIT

Advising Right Now: Helping Freshmen Choose Majors

As freshmen begin to narrow their major choices, you will probably start getting more questions about the best way to pick a major. Your initiative at this time in the semester can help alleviate their stress.

Every freshman is expected to have declared either a major or declared him/herself to be an Undesignated Sophomore by April 25. Students should have met with advisors to complete the Course Selection form (available for download on the Class of 2017 site as a PDF document) by April 25.

Helping Advisees with the Decision