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Does Your College Major Still Matter?

Does Your College Major Still Matter?
Forty years ago it was expected that a chemistry major would work in an industrial firm after graduating or, if he was pre-med, go on to medical school. Most graduates in the humanities and social sciences became high school teachers or went on to do PhDs. Your major in college used to matter. In the time just after WWII, what you chose to study as an undergrad determined your professional path. Things started to change in the 80s, and the trend has continued well into the present. Today former French lit majors run tech companies and electric...
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