Undergrads Beware


An article in the Atlantic discusses the Washington Post’s graph that charts undergraduate degrees and their expected income levels.

The Post’s graph seems pretty deterministic (or maybe it just reflects how trendy it is to plot income level against groups of people), implying that all humanities majors get ready for frugal lifestyles in education and social work. However,  this article suggests that college students should be better informed before embarking on their education and career paths.

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