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What's Your Major, and Does It Matter?

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What's Your Major, and Does It Matter?

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What's Your Major, and Does It Matter?

What's Your Major, and Does It Matter?

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Mick Jagger majored in economics. So did Paul Newman. Thurgood Marshall studied dentistry. And Brooke Shields? French literature. Guests talk about choosing a college major and what that has to do with the rest of your life.

Guests:

Robert Franek, author of The Princeton Review's Best 357 Colleges

Paul Harrington, head of the Center for Labor Studies at Northeastern University; professor of criminal justice, Northeastern University

Will Shortz, puzzlemaster for NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday; puzzle editor of The New York Times

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