Current/former SEAS students, please help

<p>I am looking over which majors may interest me in the future. I am currently interested in entering IE, OR EMS, OR, or FE. </p>

<p>I have read this page <a href="http://www.ieor.columbia.edu/pages/dptoverview/index.html%5B/url%5D"&gt;http://www.ieor.columbia.edu/pages/dptoverview/index.html&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p>

<p>however, I still don't really understand the nuances and differences between 4 majors.
Which major requires the most people skills?
Speaking skills?
Which is the most mathematically intensive?
Which requires the most time with a computer?
I know that FE is considered the most difficult of the 4, but what about the other 3? </p>

<p>I ultimately see myself going to law school and becoming some kind of a corporate lawyer. Which major would best cater to my future? </p>

<p>Thanks in advance.</p>

<p>i will just say this now</p>

<p>but a part of me died when i read that your dream is to be a corporate lawyer. alas. sometimes the simplicity of life is missing when your dream is ivy.</p>

<p>People and speaking skills - EMS, because of the greater number of "soft" classes you can get away with. </p>

<p>Computer/math intensive - FE or OR, depending on how challenging you want to make your curriculum. </p>

<p>Best major in SEAS for law -Applied Math or Physics, in my opinion, coupled with a minor in philosophy, economics or history.</p>

<p>hm? why? i am more confused than before now...</p>

<p>As an old corporate lawyer, I can assure you that your undergraduate major does not matter if your goal is to be a corporate lawyer. Great lawyers major in art history, philosophy, English, sociology and engineering (among MANY others). Go to college, check out a few different disciplines and sub-disciplines, and then pick a major--based on what you enjoy most.</p>

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but a part of me died when i read that your dream is to be a corporate lawyer. alas. sometimes the simplicity of life is missing when your dream is ivy.

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<p>This kid probably read one too many John Grisham books.</p>

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Best major in SEAS for law -Applied Math or Physics, in my opinion, coupled with a minor in philosophy, economics or history.

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<p>This is not only unsupported -- but also retarded. If it's just your opinion, and you admit it's not backed up by anything, who cares?</p>