Remember Your Debt When Choosing a Major, Report Warns

College students hoping to have an easier time unburdening themselves of student loan debt may want to consider carefully which major they pursue, according to a new report prepared for the Legislature.

Put simply: Your pocketbook is no great fan of the humanities.   

The report, which focuses on the relationship between students' choice of major and their ability to repay their debt, was compiled by TG, a public, nonprofit corporation created by the Legislature in 1979. TG, which administers federal loans and promotes money management education, is required to produce biennial reports to the Legislature on issues regarding student ...

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