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Plan Your Career, Explore Education, Audience

“Why do I need to study high school math (or language arts or chemistry, etc.)? What kind of job will it get me?”

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While math, language arts or chemistry may feel like a lot of work to you now, it really can lead you to some unexpected career choices.

Take a moment to explore occupations that need that particular subject, or combination of subjects. If one of those occupations appeals to you...maybe it’s time to crack open that textbook!

Occupations that require Math

Occupations that require Language Arts

Occupations that require Chemistry

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