Regardless of what college you attend, every major has a few distinguishing characteristics, from argumentative political science majors to creative visual art majors — and if you’re “majoring in essays,” you’re no exception. Here are a few things all English majors know to be true:
I learned so much during my freshman year of college, and not just in classes. I discovered things about myself that I never expected, figured out how to actually study, and learned that making a relationship work takes a lot of effort (on both ends). As I approach my second year of college, I’m looking back on what I learned — and, let me tell you: it was a lot.
Throughout college, students work hard to learn how to be leaders in the community and the workplace. We learn what it takes to be strong, compassionate innovators who can take command and manage large groups of people toward a common goal. These heavily-taught skills can be expanded, with just a few tweaks, to turn local leaders into global ambassadors that work to change the world: