College major ideas

So I am going into college next year and I am thinking of majoring in economics, but what do you guys recommend I major/minor in to get the best look for investment banks

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Sep 2, 2021 - 11:43am

Major in Economics or anything quantitative would be nice. A minor in computer science or data science would be one of the top minors you should consider, especially throughout these evolving times.

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Sep 2, 2021 - 11:50am

Kind of a double edged sword. Majoring in finance / accounting / econ will get you the most looks from banks, but you'll be doing lots of finance / accounting in banking anyway and it's not that hard to learn for interviews and in general. If I had to do it again, I probably wouldn't spend $200k+ on a finance major. Best recommendation would be to do econ and something quantitative (math, applied math, CS) and get some familiarity with basic and intermediate accounting

Sep 3, 2021 - 1:45pm

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