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Your Degree is not Useless: 8 Invaluable Skills You Will Gain From Studying Literature

August 26, 2013

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I woke up this morning to see that Buzzfeed had recently put out an article about the misconceptions of being an English major. The content of this article is puerile at best and, in my opinion, does more to push prospective students away from literature. Furthermore, recent articles such as this one posted by The Wall Street Journal have once again revived the idea that the language arts are a leisurely pursuit.

Fortunately, they have it all wrong.

There’s no use arguing that the now-popular STEM degrees (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) are essential to adapting the workforce to the rising digital age, but as automation continuously removes whole sectors of jobs from the market, we must consider alternative ways of vocation. While rising tuition costs have driven people away from the Humanities for fear that they may not be employed, this new wave of automation leaves us asking pressing…

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