For stu­dents majoring in the lib­eral arts, with all of that degree’s vagary, the ques­tion is a common one: “What are you going to do with that degree?”

Sta­tis­ti­cally speaking, it turns out the best answer would be to teach.

That’s just one tiny finding in a sea of inter­esting data com­piled by North­eastern Uni­ver­sity assis­tant pro­fessor Ben Schmidt. Schmidt took census data that showed which careers people who study a given major went into. He then designed an awe­some inter­ac­tive, making that infor­ma­tion sortable by major or field.


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