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Ryan D'Alleva

Ryan D'Alleva '22

Find your niche in the department. There are multiple specializations within the major, and they can be a really great opportunity to explore what you want to do within the major.

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Marina Goldman '23

"As an English major, you get to do a little bit of everything. You get an amazing depth and breadth of study...There’s a world of opportunity for what English majors can do."

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Donikah Brutus '20

"[In the English major], you’re always reading something. English really taught me how to figure out what’s important in any given reading."

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Samantha Mahan '21

"Be flexible. I thought I would end up in a totally different job. Even if you have to totally switch gears for whatever reason, it will all turn out okay."

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Tess Halpern '19

"An English major is one of the single best majors you could come into law school with. The skills I learned help me all the time."

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Liza Flandreau '24

"Whether you add a specialization or a minor, there are endless things you can do to get the most out of the English major (and there is so much to get out of it!)."

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