Hedge Funds. Private Equity. Investment Banking. Venture Capital. Real Estate. Consulting. Accounting. Entrepreneurship…Insurance.

I am a soon-to-be first-year college student, and career planning and long-term goal setting are topics that require serious thought and consideration. When I talk to my peers, many of the above listed careers are strongly desired and sought after. However, when asking a friend what he or she wants to do after college, or graduate school study, not one has said, "To work in the field of insurance." Obviously, there is some bias in that many of my friends happen to be offspring of physicians, lawyers, accountants, and business executives, but why has insurance lost its sex appeal as a professional practice? 

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