Like many other new high school graduates, I entered college without a fully realized vision of what I would do once I left, says Adam Turay, a sophomore at the University of Virginia, for the Washington Post. That’s not to say I was clueless; I imagined I would travel, possibly go to grad school, and eventually start a career. I had a few ideas as to what that career would entail, but nothing concrete. Much to the chagrin of my family, I was content to take a variety of courses and let my interests guide me. As far as I was concerned, this was the way it should be. I knew this was not a universal approach. I expected most people to have career trajectories that were more developed than my rough plans. But when I matriculated at the University of Virginia in the fall of last year, it was truly surprising how many freshmen I met that knew exactly what they wanted to do. I noticed in particular that many of the students who hadn’t enrolled with a certain major (like the School of Engineering or the School of Nursing) described themselves as “pre-comm,” which meant that they were planning to apply for the business major at the end of sophomore year…

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