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Age of Awareness

Is Majoring in English a Huge Mistake?

My alma mater wants me to say no

Young woman seen through stacks of books in a library
Is this young woman considering majoring in English? Maybe an Instagram video will help. Photo by Mikhail Nilov from Pexels

“English Alum: We Need Your Help!” was the email subject line. Normally I’d skip right over any message with “help” unless it came from a close family member. “Help” pretty much always means money and probably an overblown poorly worded email to slog through.

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Mary DeVries

Mary DeVries

The older I get, the less I know. That won’t stop me from writing about everything and anything under the sun. Join me in delighting and despairing about life.