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Simratpreet K.’s Avatar
Simratpreet K. May 27 319 views

How can I make myself more competitive to get into college during this quarantine?

I am a junior in High school with decent grades. I don't have much leadership position but I have played basketball for 4 years so far and track for 2 years. I don't have any volunteer experience and I was planning on this summer but due to covid 19 I can't. #volunteer #sports #college...

#job

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Salma L. May 06 435 views

What can I do to make money?

Hello! I have been thinking and got an idea to sell something for some money. I am not sure what I would like to sell or do to make some money. If there is any ideas that you guys have, please let me know and any tips that you guys can give me that would be great! Just to remind you guys, I am...

#money #finance #business

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Roxanne G. Jun 05 179 views

Starting school again was hard for financial reasons and being a single mom....has anyone else had to hold off on schooling due to financial reasons and how did you find a way to make things work?

Im a single mom and unsure how to start back up when i just lost my fulltime job and also need to find a job to pay for rent. #singlemomlife...

#career

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Carolina C. May 13 255 views

Can economics land you a position in business?

I'm thinking of taking economics in college and I was wondering if businesses need an economics major....

#business

Lidibet G.’s Avatar
Lidibet G. Apr 27 315 views

How many years of study are for the finance career?

I am interested in a finance career especially in accounting. But I wanted to know how long the career lasts and how easy it is to get a position in a company. #accounting #business...

#finance

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Michal T. Jun 10 236 views

What jobs can you get with an Associate of Arts degree, if any?

I will be graduating high school with an Associate of Arts degree through an early college program at a private university and I was wondering if the degree would help me get a job while in college? What things could I do with the degree/what opportunities would it give me, internship and...

#job #college #career #college-advice #art

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sophia L. Jan 01 322 views

I dont have a clue on what to do with my life

I don't know what i want to do. That scares me. I've taken so many "personal" job quizzes but none of them have what i'm looking for, and i don't even know what i'm looking for. Im just scared that one day when i'm 30 i'm gonna wake up and realize that i made the wrong decision. How will I know...

#career-choice #help #career

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grace B. Apr 23 254 views

Would a major in Strategic Communications with a Business minor or a major in Marketing be best for a career in business?

I'm ending my second year in college and am having trouble with my major. I haven't necessarily decided on one yet. I'm deciding if I should do Strategic Communications with a Business minor or apply to the business school and do Marketing. I'm planning on applying no matter what but I would...

#college #major #entrepreneur #college-major #communications #marketing #business #stratcomm #career #comm #future

Jacob M.’s Avatar
Jacob M. Apr 17, 2019 325 views
Alex L.’s Avatar
Alex L. Apr 17, 2017 850 views
Anina H.’s Avatar
Anina H. Apr 29, 2016 8104 views

What made you want to work in computer hardware vs computer software or vice versa?

Hi! My name is Anina, and I'm a high school senior interning for Career Village. I'm really interested in both computer hardware and computer software. How did you decide which you wanted to pursue professionally? Do I have to choose, or can I pursue both? #computer-software #engineering...

#computer-hardware #technology #it #software-engineering

Joan C.’s Avatar
Joan C. Sep 26, 2014 2678 views

How do I get chances to practice public speaking?

I keep hearing that I am supposed to practice public speaking to improve myself. I always imagine that there will be lots of class discussion in college, so I want to be better at public speaking before I go to college. I do not have any real expertise so I don't see how I can find any way to...

#oral-communications #communication-skills #public-speaking

Makenna M.’s Avatar
Makenna M. Oct 20, 2015 3114 views

What is Marketing?

Tell me what marketing is and what do you have to do to become a Marketing...

Ruby J.’s Avatar
Ruby J. May 31 352 views

How do I know what my talent is

David D.’s Avatar
David D. Apr 21 333 views

What are the skills and educational requirements to become an accountant?

I'm a sophomore in high school and I wish to become an accountant. I am in honors math classes and I quite enjoy math, I get exited once I finally solve a challenging problem. I had a project in 8th grade that involved taxes and I actually enjoyed it, that's how I got the idea that I want to...

#college #accountant #accounting #business #math

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Audrey P. Jun 18 382 views

I am 15 years old and I feel like I should have some idea of what I should do or be in the future. I feel like I am not good at anything. Any ideas on how I should figure out?

I am 15, I make good grades (4.6 gpa), im in all honors and AP courses, im athletic, im tall and skinny, i play travel sports all year round, I was a spirit leader last year, im full of energy, i have adhd, i am nervous about presenting in large crowds but i can talk to large crowds, i take...

#sports-management #fashion #technology #college #medicine #art #unsure #travel #future #chef

Harry B.’s Avatar
Harry B. Apr 22 240 views

Does it look good having a summer job on my resume even if it is unrelated to my professional goals.

I'm in high school hoping to go into either a health or law profession after college. I am currently undecided about which university I want to go to and what my major will be. #job #resume...

#college

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Leion E. Sep 24, 2016 1318 views

Project Manager

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Ariana M. Apr 16, 2018 895 views

Tips for candidates new to the interviewing process

What are some tips or pointers for people who are looking for their first jobs(s). How do I stand out while having no experience or professional qualifications? #interviews #interview #interviewing-skills #professionalism #new-hires...

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suki Y. Jun 13 211 views

How to read a book effectively if you don’t know the language well?

Hi! I have learned English for about 10years but still can’t manage myself to read a English book faster and effectively. Can someone tell me how you build up your vocabulary enough to read a book effectively. #books #english...

#language

Marie E.’s Avatar
Marie E. May 11 423 views

what is the best way to achieve your goals?

I always have trouble achieving something...

#time-management

Janna L.’s Avatar
Janna L. May 26, 2016 1264 views

Sales representative

What are some techniques which you should learn to become a good sales?...

#sales

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Christina B. Jun 14 259 views

How should I choose a career that matches my personality?

I love singing and dancing and acting is what I've always wanted to do, but the acting business is hard and i don't know if i would make it. #film-acting #performing-arts #career...

#art

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Shantasia S. Feb 10 322 views

What's good questions to ask the employer when on a interview?

My name is Tasia im 22 years young from the city of Chicago ! Im always getting asked "any question for me" , and I almost never have any questions to ask besides " when do I start" !...

#interviews