Arts in the News: Relax, English Majors. You’re Still Plenty Employable.

July 31, 2019

From the Chronicle of Higher Education: 

“Skills matter more than the major. A million job profiles prove it. My usual advice to college students is: Major in something you like. Last week Michelle Obama offered similar guidance to first-generation college students at a Beating the Odds Summit in Washington, D.C. (She also advised them not to rush the choice: “You should pick a major you’re excited about, and you’re not going to know that for a couple of years.”)

Now I’m pleased to report that a new analysis that examined the first, second, and third jobs of nearly one million professionals shows that neither of us is full of it.”

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