The image is a definition of the word "explore." v. To search, look into or examine for the purpose of discovery. Var. test out, sample, dabble, try something new.
Explore academic interests
Choose a major you enjoy.
Take classes that interest you, not just classes to meet requirements. Find your passion, find your major.
Consider a concentration.
Take some classes in related areas and talk with professors about your interests to see if there's a concentration you want to focus on within your major.
Or maybe you'll find something you want to minor in. Join a student organization related to a specific concentration to meet other students who share your academic interests.
Look for enrichment.
Get connected with clubs and organizations in your academic area. Seek out volunteer and research opportunities to complement what you are learning in the classroom.
Plan your summers, too.
Map out what you would like to do for your first few summers. Think about internships, jobs, research, and study abroad. There are lots of things you can do to have fun while continuing to learn outside of the classroom.
What's the biggest academic risk you've taken? (Spring 2012, 2:07)