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Pre-registration for fall is just around the corner. Time to think about whether majoring in English is really a good idea. Careerbuilder.com compares English majors future earnings prospects with economics and electrical engineering. Turns out English majors end up having more fun, so they feel fine about making an adequate, if not exorbitant, amount of money.

“The lowest earning English majors continue to have more tolerance for careers that just do not pay well, while an electrical engineering major is a guarantee of at least a good, if not great, salary,” says [Al Lee, Ph.D. and director of quantitative analysis for PayScale.com].

I’m sure electrical engineers really enjoy their jobs, too.

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