7 Questions to Ask Yourself That Are More Important Than “What’s My Passion?”

Are you a rising sophomore still considering which major you will declare this academic year? Have you just declared a major but don’t know the specific career paths associated with the industry?

If you’re a millennial or a Gen Z’er, you’ve probably been taught that the key element to choosing a career involves “discovering your passions.” However, “find your passion” can be stressful- especially if you are looking into several major options. It is also a pretty vague standard around which to build a career. After all, just because you enjoy a particular activity or course of study doesn’t necessarily translate it into a successful work situation.

Check out Vault’s list of 7 Questions to Ask Yourself that Are More Important Than “What’s My Passion?” below- guaranteed it will allow you think about the type of work environment you want to work in, or how you want to utilize your skills in every work day.

Vault’s 7 Questions to Ask Yourself that Are More Important Than “What’s My Passion?”

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Jennifer Graham