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In which field should I pursue my MA/PhD in?
I am currently at Stony Brook University studying a double major in Sociology & Psychology with a minor in Society, Health & Medicine. I have been here for a number of years & am recently "going back" (though I am still a matriculated student - never graduated) to improve my GPA after a host of health complications sent my academic success partly out the window, so to speak.
My ultimate dream is to become a Professor, but here's where I'm unsure.. I don't know if I should become a professor of English or a professor of Social Work. English is most definitely my field of expertise, as I am a very strong English student. However, Social Work is a primary interest of mine as I love the concepts of it, and helping others. I'm really torn about what to do? I am NOT a strong Math student by any means, and seek to avoid this path at all costs. However, reading and writing are my forte.. I've been doing both easily since before the age of two. One question though.. Does one need to study a foreign language to obtain an MA or PhD in English?
I eventually want to attend an Ivy League institution as this has been a life long dream of mine. I also know graduates have a safer chance at becoming a professor if they graduate from an Ivy League institution. I am hopeful that once I take courses to improve my GPA, I can be admitted into a successful program.