Specialized Majors: High Risk, High Reward

Honing your skills in one area can lead to a job quickly, but may severely limit career flexibility.

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"Some—not many—know at age 5 [that] they're going to be a doctor, and that's great," says Tori Haring-Smith, president of Washington & Jefferson College. "[But] 18-year-olds rarely know what it is they want to do in life." 

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