My alma mater’s liberal arts college produced a best-selling author (James Grippando), Kathy Fields (the founder of Proactiv and Rodan + Fields), a bunch of high-powered lawyers, as well as several entrepreneurs who founded biotech companies, breweries, and other lucrative enterprises. You might also have heard that the co-founder of Slack has a master’s in philosophy. So I would disagree with your advice. These people “found themselves” and in that was an entrpreneurial spirit that let them make a name for themselves and a fat paycheck to boot. Meanwhile I know quite a few STEM graduates who didn’t have the smarts to make it to a well-paying job in an oversaturated market, so…

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