There are scores of different types of careers you can go into with an English degree. Probably many more than you thought possible. Why? Because the strong skills derived from a liberal arts degree in English will give you the tools to comprehend complex material that require intense concentration—and to write a persuasive and complete account of what it all means. Employers are looking for people with good communication skills which opens you to a wide range of careers.
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