Posted on March 3, 2023
In response to an essay in the Atlantic
, there’s been a gust of activity on social media–especially Twitter–promoting the English major and its value. In particular, the hashtag #Iwasanenglishmajor
has produced thousands of responses from former majors, most along the lines of “#IwasanEnglishMajor and now I’m VP of media sales,” “#IwasanEnglishMajor and became an editor at Elle, Glamour, and Essence magazine,” “#IwasanEnglishMajor and now I’m a composer and concert violinist.”
Below are some tweets that we believe are extremely valuable to any English major.