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Whether you have two majors or one, graduation is a celebration. Syda Productions/Shutterstock.com

Does it pay to get a double major in college?

Double-majoring is thought to broaden your horizons and give you more career options. A new look at seven years of U.S. census data tells us that there may be a financial benefit as well.
Medical student and child at Minnesota Indian Health alternative spring break experience. Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Why get a liberal education? It is the life and breath of medicine

The sustainability of academic medical centers and the value of a liberal education have both been under attack. Both are essential and integrated components of our best U.S. institutions.
Liberal education is valuable for developing critical thinking skills. Magnifying glass image via www.shutterstock.com

W(h)ither the Liberal Arts?

Liberal learning is in crisis and the onus is now on its proponents to show how it is relevant to students’ personal, professional and political lives.

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