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Check out America’s most popular college majors, the jobs you can get with each and how much they pay with a few years’ experience — before this happens to you:

RELATIVE: So… what are you going to study in college?
YOU: I was thinking of [Inserts heart's desire here].
RELATIVE: What job are you going to get with that?!
YOU: Um… er… [Curls into fetal position.]

So be prepared. Think of the look on Uncle Bob’s face when you tell him exactly what you’re going to do with that English degree, and the coin you’ll be making. (Feels good, huh?)

(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Princeton Review)

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Classes you’d take: Statistics, biology, learning, psychology of personalities, social psychology Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay): Lawyer: $61,060 to $136,810 Criminologist: $39,010 to $65,980 Marketing manager: $78,250 Social worker: $26,310 to $42,940 Psychologist: $38,560 to $66,970

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Classes you’d take: General biology, organic chemistry, calculus, physics, evolution Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay): Veterinarian: $49,050 to $85,770 Physician: $150,267 to $306,964 Optometrist: $62,030 to $115,550 Pharmacist: $66,210 to $87,250 Environmental lawyer: $61,060 to $136,810

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Classes you’d take: Psychology, counseling, history, media, math, English Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay): Teacher: $39,810 to $44,340 Guidance counselor: $24,350 to $37,520 College professor: $51,545 to $86,437 School administrator: $33,340 to $71,490 Librarian: $33,560 to $54,250

Classes you’d take: Literature, creative writing, history, criticism, comparative literature Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay): Lawyer: $61,060 to $136,810 Public relations manager: $60,640 Book publisher: $24,030 to $41,280 Adverstising manager: $57,130 Actor: $15,320 to $53,320

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Classes you’d take: Media, history, journalism, sociology, anthropology, business Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay): Media planner: $60,640 Television reporter: $22,350 to $47,170 Web editor: $30,770 to $56,360 Market researcher: $38,760 to $76,310 Journalist: $29,150 to $58,930

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Classes you’d take: Programming, engineering, calculus, statistics, systems design and analysis Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay): Software developer: $55,510 to $88,660 Network engineer: $43,290 to $69,530 Systems administrator: $49,000 to $70,250 IT manager: $56,490 and $91,730

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Classes you’d take: Government, economics, statistics, philosophy, history Some of the jobs you can get (and how much they pay): Diplomat: $30,000 to $100,000 Journalist: $29,150 to $58,930 Lawyer: $61,060 to $136,810 Political scientist: $80,560 Financial analyst: $43,660 to $76,620

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Plus, what kind of major might land you a job.

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