Alcohol and coffee: the two drinks that get us through college. We spend days choosing our college majors, so we should at least save some time choosing what we’ll get at Starbucks. Paired perfectly with your college major, here’s what you should be ordering.

Engineering — Espresso Shots

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Engineers are inventors, spending countless hours creating new machines and technologies to help mankind. They need a drink that can keep up with their demanding schedule. Espresso is the only drink strong enough to keep an engineer working for days.

Education — Hot Chocolate

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Research suggests that it isn’t healthy for children to drink coffee. But this kid-friendly drink is perfect for any aspiring teacher to get in touch with their inner child. Don’t forget to add marshmallows and whipped cream.

History — Black Coffee

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In order to show dedication to their major, true historians will live like their ancestors, and pass up on all the fancy coffee flavors and froufrou drinks.  After all, Frappucinos didn’t exist in Ancient Egypt. I would recommend tea, but because History majors stay up all night writing papers, they need the extra caffeine.

Pre-Med — Water

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Pre-meds spend years studying medicine and health.  Thus, they’re very conscious about what they’re putting in their own bodies. They know that caffeine stunts growth and increases risk of cardiac arrest (not that it stops anyone else from drinking coffee). Therefore, they choose to drink only what will replenish the body’s most essential need: water.

Art — Flavored Coffee

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Art majors are known for their creativity. One flavor of coffee simply won’t do. The great assortment of different flavors (vanilla, caramel, pumpkin spice) can satisfy any art major’s imagination. It might even be a muse!

Communications — Pumpkin Spice Latte

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To be a successful communications major, you have to be up to date with common trends. The pumpkin spice latte is the most mainstream of coffee drinks. Join the masses as you sip on the most basic drink known to mankind.

Mathematics — Mocha

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Mochas contain a delicate balance of sweet chocolate and bitter coffee. Mathematicians love ratios, and there is no better ratio of bitter to sweet than the one found in a mocha. Add a touch of caramel, like in this delicious recipe, and you can’t lose.

Business — Frappuccino

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One of the most iconic business inventions is the Starbucks Frappuccino. This beloved icy drink dominates our memories of summers and middle school shopping trips. When we think of Starbucks, we crave “a Frap.” This drink launched Starbucks into international fame. To understand the key to the company’s success, every business major should get their hands on one.