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I've narrowed my field of potential majors down to these three fields. My parents insist that accounting is the way to go, but I've read about some horror stories at the Big 4 firms. Furthermore, I don't want to have to do a ridiculous amount of traveling when I audit. Is the work really as boring as they say?
Economics probably interests me the most, but math really isn't my thing. I love the theory and writing aspect of it, but I've read that there are monstrous amounts of math at the upper level. If I did this, I wouldn't mind getting my Master's in it, but again, the math scares me. Which is better for graduate study, the BA or BS? Also, what exactly are the job prospects for an economics major?
I've heard that finance is basically economics applied to the business realm, but is there any truth to this? I've also heard that the job prospects (especially now) aren't as great as they once were for this particular major.
What I actually want to do, is to be a consultant/analyst or something along those lines. Furthermore, I want to be able to write articles for a publication eventually. The thing that scares me about accounting (although it is the most stable) is that I might spend the rest of my life doing tedious work. Economics sounds great to me, but then there is the math. Although, I have to say, I never really studied much for math in high school, and that could be the reason. Finance doesn't sound too bad, either, but I really don't know. Any help you guys could provide would be greatly appreciated.