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Dropping Out of Grad School [The First Time] Is the Best Decision I’ve Ever Made

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I’m fortunate to be in the midst of a relatively successful career. And my college major has nothing to do with it.

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Most College Majors Are Overrated

“Having a soft major is nowhere near the career death sentence that so many make it out to be. The world is changing, and the U.S. economy with it. Our economy is shifting to a service-and information-based economy, and soft majors are already becoming more and more valuable.”

— Tucker Max

For my final two years as an undergrad, I worked in the admissions office and as student workers, one of our biggest tasks was to serve as tour guides. Any time I gave a tour and was asked for one piece of advice to give to incoming freshmen, I always said the same thing: wait as long as possible to choose a major.