It's hard to know where you're headed when you don't know what you really want, especially when no one has asked you what you really want.
Even if someone has asked what you really want, sometimes the one asking isn't really listening or perhaps well-meaning, have their own plans for you.
You've got to know where you're headed, or at least a general direction, to get there.
Lots of students enroll in college because they've decided that college is a requirement for their career of choice. Some enroll in college at the request of others, not really knowing what they want hoping to find out when they get there. Some enroll thinking they know what they want to study only to begin and conclude that they really don't know at all. Some wander and they keep wandering for four, five or more years struggling to figure this out. Others wander and struggle until they just give up and quit.
Not knowing where you're headed can be draining on your wallet or your parents' wallet. Not knowing where you're headed can drain you physically, emotionally, mentally and/or spiritually.
This is where the inside out approach we speak of comes in. You've got to start with YOU!
Getting to know who you are - your strengths, talents, abilities, preferences, interests, values and experience; how you want to show up in the world, what you want to contribute and your desired lifestyle are really prerequisites to successfully navigating college and transitioning into your just right work.
This is easier for some than for others. It may take more time than you anticipated, which is why it's so important to release that pressure and focus on enjoying the process. Consider the following options: