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If you are a parent of a high school student eligible for the HOPE Scholarship that cares nothing about football or the availability of ‘hotties,’ the choice is clear.
Tech is ranked No. 80 on the list; Harvard is No. 1.
Other Southern universities on the list include Duke (30), University of Florida (49) and Vanderbilt (76).
Unfortunately for graduates of other Georgia universities, a “Top 10,000″ list was not provided.
The research is also helpful at helping parents pick their kid’s major.
After studying the background of 70,000 millionaires in more than 200 countries, researchers concluded engineering topped the fields of law, finance, business and art history.
An engineering degree can lead to a comfortable income, but making millions often requires starting a business.
“You would expect to see a high number of scientific or financial degrees in the top 10, like engineering, commerce and accounting,” said WealthInsight analyst Oliver Williams. “But, interestingly, few of these degrees turn out to be outright vocational; most [millionaire] engineering graduates, for example, are not engineers but entrepreneurs. The same goes for most [millionaire] law and politics graduates.”
If I had to do it all over again, I’d have taken that “Subtraction: Addition’s Tricky Pal” class a lot more seriously.
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