For freshmen, this may mean eliminating what you don’t want to study. For sophomores, it’s a question of finding the correct major for you. For juniors, you might want to think about adding another one. And for seniors, this would be an ideal time to target companies in industries that are hiring.
The general environment may not be under your jurisdiction, but you can be the maker of your destiny. For example, people may want to become doctors because they perceive them as successful and powerful figures in our society. The reality is becoming a doctor is an extremely difficult process that requires hundreds of thousands of dollars in tuition and years of dedication.