Careers after Colby. What will you do?

As graduates of the Colby English department you will be well prepared for professional schools of law, medicine, business, and education, as well as for careers in communications, non-profits, publishing and politics.

Graduate and professional schools are eager to admit students who write well and think clearly, so Colby’s English graduates are very competitive in graduate admissions. Recent grads are now studying at Northwestern School of Journalism, Princeton University, and Northeastern School of Law. Visit our alumni page to see what our new graduates are doing.

At Colby you will develop personal relationships with members of the English Department, who are highly accomplished in their scholarship, teaching, and creative productions. In the English Department you will find a mentor who will come to know you well and who will help you plan your academic study and your future.