Women are paid less than men. Besides spontaneous castrations, one way to engage this problem is through higher education. And now, a study which shows ladies exactly what to do in college in order to smash the patriarchy.
The question is this: if their goal is to eliminate the gender pay gap, should women aim to go to the best possible college, or should they aim to pick the most productive major, name-brand school be damned? A new study has provided the answer, because learning is fundamental and education is amazing. From Inside Higher Ed:
For women who attended elite institutions, the gender pay gap persists, they found. But for women who study in the lucrative majors ["science, technology, mathematics and business"], the pay gap disappears — regardless of the prestige of the institution the women attend. And the impact appears to be strongest for disadvantaged women, who otherwise face large pay gaps with men.
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