College is all about independence, at least in terms of making every day choices like going to class, what to eat, and how late to stay out. My parents didn't try and stop me when I declared my major, though I knew other students who weren't given the freedom to choose any major they pleased. CNN Money's article "Your highly educated dishwashers" gives a little perspective into the thought process of parents with college-bound kids, and it got me wondering how many of your majors were influenced by your parents. Did your parents have a say?
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