As a Senior HS student looking ahead not just 5 years from now but 15 years down the road, it scares me. I've been always interested in studying finance/business for my undergrad. Seeing the stagnating finance industry and the increase in automation (or atleast intentions to do so), I am having doubts. Unlike most of you monkeys, I still have a chance to switch up my choices before its late!!
It seems to me that a CS degree will be the most valuable degree down the road. A CS undergrad could easily learn finance or get an MBA, but rarely do you see a Finance undergrad getting a Masters in CS. Moreover, from what I see, if I get a CS degree, I can work at goldman or google. But if I get a Business degree, Goldman's the only option. IMO, the only benefit of attending a target b-school undergrad is that it will propel me into consulting/finance right after undergrad. After that, I feel like the degree itself is useless.
Should I get a undergrad in business/finance at a semi-target/target school if my passion is in business? Or Should I look into the future and realize CS is best option (even though i'm not fan of coding)? How about other degrees like Bachelor's of Science (in physics, biology, psychology), Bachelor's of Arts (Economics, etc.)? Hell, what are you thoughts on Liberal Arts degrees going the future?
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