Americans in New York City and Philadelphia had mixed feelings about whether they regretted their college major.
“I was a criminal judge and I regret it,” one woman said with a laugh. “I don’t really like it. I might as well have done art.”
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But another graduate said: “I majored in computer science, and I’ll keep that major.”
About 40% of college graduates regret their majors. Washington Post analysis Found earlier this year. Among arts and humanities majors, nearly half wished they had studied something else, while STEM graduates felt they made the right choice.
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“I realized my major wasn’t very specific,” one international business major told Fox News. “I don’t completely regret it, but when I started applying for jobs, I realized it wasn’t like a specific field.”
“Most of the jobs were looking for a specific field like data analysis or software or accounting majors,” he continued.
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Some suggested alternative routes.
“I think it might be better to go to trade school,” said a man in Philadelphia. “I think the opportunities in this field right now are probably fantastic.”
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Some people in the arts told Fox News that they found their passion.
“I got a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theater and I don’t regret it because it’s my job,” said one woman. “I live here in New York. I’m a Broadway actor.”
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