Your parents encourage you to strive to be a doctor, lawyer, or engineer. Any job that sounds prestigious and will keep you living in the lap of luxury.
In 2014, I spent ten months teaching English to secondary school students in peninsular Malaysia.
Many people ask me, “Why are you an English major?” right after I say I don’t want to be a teacher.
Lost in translation, bakery edition.
8. Gagnam Style
It is incredibly gratifying to watch your students learn and grow.
Jobwise, even if you don’t pursue a career directly related to your major, you’ll be able to write cover letters and complicated e-mails with ease.
A complicated tale (a wink to the mega-nerds among you).
Come sail away, come sail away, come sail away with Em.
It’s the most unnecessary word in the English language, its sole purpose being to give word snobs a reason to talk down to people when they don’t use it.