College of Liberal Arts

Economics Mentoring Program Helps Student Give Back, Hone Skills

Wed, Jan 15, 2014

Economics wasn’t always the career path that Steven thought he would take. Upon entering UT, he was rejected from his first choice of major – biomedical engineering. However, what at first seemed like a disappointment led him to discover his true passion in economics.

“I love that economics is a broadly applicable field; at its heart, economics is a methodical examination of how people behave,” Steven said. “This has helped me work through countless issues. Some are of national importance, like the effects of potential national default and student debt, and others of personal interest, like the optimal time to buy my ACL ticket.”

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