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Philosophy Major | Systems Engineer at Google
Why did you major in philosophy? I had this crazy idea after high school that I wanted to be a professional rock climber. I never got close to good enough, but devoted a lot of time to training and weekend trips to Rumney. It was awesome and I don't at all regret my time in the mountains, but it...
Philosophy Major | Securities Lawyer
Why did you major in philosophy? Philosophy's appeal lay in both the topics it addressed, and the way it addressed them. It promised to help me understand big questions and ideas in a clear, consistent and methodical way. The idea of becoming a clear thinker was enormously attractive. What are you...
Philosophy Major | Registered Nurse
Why did you major in philosophy?  As a second-semester freshman, I was seeking a course to satisfy my general education requirement in the arts, and decided to take Philosophy and the Arts. In this course, I was captivated by our conversations surrounding the meaning of beauty, and was challenged...
Philosophy Major | Hubspot
Read more about how Guillaume Delloue is using his Philosophy major.
Philosophy Major | NYC Attorney
Why did you major in philosophy? I chose philosophy because I thought it would provide the best training for law school.  And I was hooked by Professor deVries’ treatment of the ancients.  Interesting stuff you did as a UNH undergrad? Thesis, study abroad, etc. I participated in The Washington...
Philosophy Major | Writer for Sports Illustrated (and elsewhere)
Why did you major in philosophy? It was basically a coin flip between English and philosophy. I knew I loved ideas, and I knew I loved to write. What I couldn’t foresee was how quickly the courses would grip me. How acutely the dialectical process — discussing ideas, distilling my own dream-broad...
Philosophy Major | Philosophy Professor
Why did you major in philosophy? I initially decided to take philosophy classes because I had heard philosophers score highest on the LSAT and do very well in law school. After taking my first seminar, philosophy of law, I fell in love with the discipline and how philosophers thought, wrote and...
Philosophy Major | Inspirational High School Philosophy Teacher
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Philosophy Major | Currently Getting Ph.D
Ph.D. Candidate in Engineering What were you doing 1 year out of college? Graduate school for engineering! What are you doing now? About to get my Ph.D.! Graduating soon and looking for jobs. In what ways has your UNH liberal arts education helped you get where you are today? My philosophy degree...
Spanish and Theatre Majors | Project Manager, Advertising Agency
Read more about how Emily Louick is using her Spanish and Theater majors.
Spanish and International Affairs Dual Major | Freelance Translator
Please tell us about yourself and where you are today. Hi there! My name is Patrick, and I'm from Hampton, New Hampshire. I am passionate about languages, travel, and making sure I never miss an opportunity to learn something new. While I hail from New Hampshire, I am fortunate to spend part of the...
Political Science Major | Analyst at JP Morgan
Please tell us a about yourself and where you are now today. I'm a 2015 graduate of UNH's COLA school. I've been living in NYC for the past 2.5 years post-graduation and working in the financial services industry. Did you have another major and/or minor at UNH? What impact did studying a language...