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To learn more about how a degree in philosophy can give you an advantage in your career path, check out the following: - The Daily Nous Value of Philosophy Pages - frequently updated! - On the earning power of philosophy majors - An overview of the practical/job benefits associated with getting a degree in philosophy (courtesy of Indiana University of Pennsylvania) - A very helpful overview of majoring in philosophy from the University of Missouri-St. Louis Department of Philosophy. - Why pre-law students should seriously consider studying philosophy.

Is Philosophy the Most Practical Major?, The Atlantic -- Edward Tenner, Historian of Technology and Culture, makes an interesting observation.

The Management Myth , The Atlantic – Matthew Stewart, Consultant, offers another answer.

GMAT scores by undergraduate major also shows how well philosophy graduates perform on such tests.

Philosophers Find the Degree Pays Off in Life and in Work , New York Times – Carol Marie Cropper sheds some light on the benefits of a philosophy degree.

PayScale, Inc. offers salary data that compares salary rankings by undergraduate degrees. Philosophy fares pretty well by comparison to other popular majors—check the data!

The Philosophers at Willamette University have also thought about this-- here's what they have to say.

More helpful links about philosophy and its benefits:

Careers; Philosophy Majors in DemandNew York Times.
The Benefits of Being a Philosophy Major – blog post by Katrina Sifferd.
GRE Stats by Major - philosophy majors tend to do well; a post at Discover Magazine.
Which Undergrad Majors Do Best on the LSAT? – by Brian Leiter.
In a New Generation of College Students, Many Opt for the Life ExaminedNew York Times. - Website from the University of Southern California

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