Alternatives to law school for a humanities major?
Hello everyone. I’ve been working as a paralegal since college, for about 2 years now—I did it to “find out” if I wanted to apply to law school. And… I’ve realized I do not want to go. Why not? Just read the 1,000,000 articles on the internet from this year alone which say it’s a horrible investment and the legal field is crumbling more and more (although some say it’s “slowly picking up”). The thing is, I don’t know what else to do. I’ve thought about getting a CPA license and maybe getting into finance/operations, as my current paralegal job allows me some experience working with spreadsheets and numbers. I’ve thought about getting an MBA, but if you don’t get into a top-20 program, this also feels like a poor choice. I can pick things up quickly and am good with computers, but I just don’t know where to go from here. I’m thinking something math or computer science-related, but I already feel so behind people who studied this in college. Should I just stay a paralegal? Is there any hope? I’m tempted to learn JAVA and develop Android apps, but still, it seems like thmajorere is NO security in that field, even though it’s “hot.” ADDENDUM: yes, I am a lowly liberal arts major (but from a top-20 school). But I promise I am smart!
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