Major regret? See how these Americans feel about their college degrees after graduating
November 25, 2022 at 07:00
Americans in New York City and Philadelphia had mixed feelings on whether they regretted their college major.
"I was a criminal justice major and I regret it," one woman said through laughter.
DO YOU REGRET YOUR MAJOR?
SEE WHAT THESE GRADUATES SAY:WATCH MORE FOX NEWS DIGITAL ORIGINALS HEREBut another graduate said: "I majored in computer science, and I would keep the same major."
Nearly 40% of college graduates regret their majors, a Washington Post analysis found earlier this year.
Among arts and humanities majors, nearly half wished they’d studied something else, while STEM graduates tended to feel they made the right choice.
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"I don’t entirely regret it, but when I started applying for jobs, I realized it wasn’t like a specific field."
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CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPA few in the arts told Fox News they found their passion.
"I got a bachelor of fine arts in musical theater and I don’t regret it because that’s my job," one woman said.
To see what the rest of the college graduates said, click here.