So I have this friend... He's choosing colleges and declaring a major. What field would you recommend he study that will be vital for the next generation?
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Finance, with a minor in one of the humanities.Winner: TMC @ Return to Rural (@returntorural)
The first because it's a specific skill set that's applicable in a variety of careers and jobs. The second because it's what turns you into an educated person as it teaches you how to learn. If you learn how to learn, think critically, think creatively, you can do well at any job.
Reason: Her answer makes a lot of sense. Really, any major that teaches you "how to lear, think critically, think creatively" is a great choice.