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Top 10 Majors for Getting Hired

According to data gathered by the U.S. Census Bureau, the top ten majors with the lowest unemployment rate are:


Major Unemployment Rate
Social Sciences or History Teacher Education 1%
Natural Resources Management 2%
Special Needs Education 3.11%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 3.48%
Elementary Education 3.63%
Nursing 3.81%
Animal Sciences 3.97%
Language and Drama Education 4.11%
Biochemical Sciences 4.22%
Civil Engineering 4.29%

*Source:  Zippa

So, which major will your child pursue? Aegis Advisors suggests to start the exploration process earlier on to help students shortlist interest areas and potential majors. Early planning is key, especially if you plan to apply to UK universities, as different majors will have different course requirements that need to be fulfilled during secondary school.



US Advisor

Columbia, UCL

Dan’s Story

Dan has over a decade of experience helping students get accepted at top boarding schools, as well as undergraduate and graduate programs at the Ivy League and equivalent level. He was formerly an active member of the Columbia Alumni Representative Committee and interviewed candidates for admissions.

Dan received his Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and a Master of Laws with Distinction in International Banking and Finance from University College London. He also graduated magna cum laude a year early from Columbia University with a Bachelor of Arts in Art History, Religion and Neuroscience.

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