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The English Major in Demand

  • “To Write Better Code, Read Virginia Woolf”  New York Times, May 2016. “To say that more good developers will be produced by swapping the arts for engineering is like saying that to produce great writers, we should double down on sentence diagramming.”
  • 'Carlyle Co-Founder's Formula for Success: Study the Humanities' New York Times, January 2014. “’Humanities teach problem-solving skills that enable students to stand out among their peers and to achieve success in the business world,’ Mr. Rubenstein said. ‘Career-specific skills can be learned later,’ he said, noting that many of Wall Street’s top executives studied the humanities.”