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After Southwestern


The rigor involved in the study of Classics prepares you well for a variety of careers. Latin major Ryan Parks ‘01 (right) is the chief financial officer for Lance Armstrong’s cycling team.

Professional schools and business schools recognize that Classics provides a great intellectual foundation for graduate work in any field. Classics majors score especially well on standardized exams such as the GRE.

Classics majors go on into a range of careers, for example law, business, medicine, even journalism (click here for an account by Wellesley Greek major Lynn Sherr of ABC News).

Careers in Classics range across a broad array of fields, including teaching at the high school or university level, museum work, gallery work, as well as scholarly publication.