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How can I get started learning financial modeling?

I'm a sophomore in college, getting ready to apply for internships in corporate finance or banking or investing, and I want to be able to show finance companies/firms that I'm qualified to work for them. I want to teach myself financial modeling in excel. What kind of models should I try to...

#investment-management #investment-banking #finance #financial-analysis #corporate-finance

Is a phD necessary in order to become a pharmaceutical chemist? What is the best education path in order to get the most of out this career?

I want to be a pharmaceutical chemist, but have heard that there are many different education paths you could take to get there. I am wondering what the smartest path would be, as this could help narrow my college search. #medicine #chemistry #pharmaceuticals #pharmaceutical-industry...

#medicinal-chemistry

Physics or engineering?

I have been accepted to a four year college for Physics but am thinking about switching my major to engineering since there are more job opportunities as an engineer. Is this a good course of action or should I stick with what I'm passionate about - Physics? #engineer...

#physics

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Is it time for me to get a part time job?

My name is Briana and I'll be starting my second year at my community college this upcoming fall semester. I'll be taking thirteen units and my parents have been recently pushing me to apply for a job with nods to "we're hiring" signs. I understand with my age I should be working, but I'm not...

#work-life-balance #psychology #first-generation-college-students #japan #community-college #women-in-stem

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With seemingly a decreasing number of women in the IT Field, besides a related degree, do you recommend a specific minor and/or specialized certifications/qualifications to ensure that I will stand out among other graduates entering the work force?

I will be a female college freshman in the fall. I am majoring in computer information systems and love the ability to organize by creating and using software applications/databases. I also hope to have a lucrative career with flexible hours so that I will have an opportunity to be a great...

#director #business #portfolio-management #women #databases #pmo #software

What are some abilities needed for a registered nurse that can help you with your average work day?

Hello, my name is Ruth. I would like to know this, for I want to go into the medical field. In addition, I have been pointed more towards nursing, and I would like to know how their abilities allow them to help the peopl that surround them on a daily basis. #college #doctor #career #medical...

#nurse #hospital-and-health-care #healthcare

How could I stand out for entry-level community management jobs as a recent college graduate?

I'm interested in what student could do both at the "resume stack" stage when they're first applying as well as at the "interview" stage. What have you seen that helps (especially young people) stand out? What did you do to stand out? _This is part of a question series for CMX Summit to...

#community-management #job-application

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Continuing Education credits as an undergraduate?

I am currently a sophomore psychology major. I also am a student affiliate of the American Psychological Association. Each year, my membership comes with 5 free CE credits. They center around some interesting articles, so I'm certainly not going to let them go to waste. I do wonder,...

#psychology #continuing-education #courses #college #psych #apa #undergraduate

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Should I get a Mac or a PC for college if I am majoring in architecture?

This fall I will be a freshman majoring in architecture at Cal Poly SLO. My dream is to become an architect and I really want to make the most of this college experience. I am trying to decide whether I should get a Macbook of some kind of a Windows laptop. The students I have spoken with who...

#architect #architecture

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What are some 'remote' jobs college students can do to build skills?

I have noticed that there are a lot of remote jobs available nowadays, like freelance writing or helping out with data. Are these jobs good to build resume skills? If I don't have time for a full-time job, could these be useful for cash and testing professional skills? #college #career...

#personal-development #job-application #job-search #career-advice #resume

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How do you ask an institution or professional for shadowing opportunities?

I am currently a college psychology student. There is a particular clinical institution that I would be interested in doing some shadowing at. My problem is that I'm not sure how to ask if shadowing opportunities are available when I have no prior relationship with the institution. My...

#networking #psychology #communication-skills #job-shadowing #career-exploration #career-planning #therapy #clinical-psychology #professional-development

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Since it is too late to find internships, how else can I make my summer more "enriching?"

I never knew that many internships demand applications by early deadlines, so I now realize that it is a bit too late to find any. However, I was wondering if someone could give advice on how to get involved for the last month or two before school starts back. Thanks! #internships #internship...

#summer #college-advice

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Is there a cut-off for relevant information on resumes on Linked In, or should you include everything?

**For everyone who doesn’t have a LinkedIn and is reading this, I’d advise you to make one right now! It helps a lot, and even just making one and adding new things to it helps so much! LinkedIn is getting increasingly more popular with both employers and job-seekers. My university highly...

#professional-training #resume #career #linkedin #writing #resume-writing #job-application #professional-development

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Where can I network with professionals outside of career fairs? Where can I network with professionals specifically in my future career field?

I am an advertising major at SJSU entering my 4th year and I want to start preparing for my life post-college. I want to get a job in the advertising industry. One the pieces of advice I hear a lot is "network with other people!" Where do I find these people? Also, I how do I find networking...

#marketing-and-advertising #meeting-new-people #networking #network #job-search

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Is it better to go into a pre-med program or major in anything I like as long as I take the prerequisite courses for med school?

I'm currently in undergrad in my second year and am in the process of changing my major. I wanted to know if it really matters what I major in when it comes to applying for med school. Can me not taking pre-med put me at a disadvantage? #doctor #medicine...

#college-major

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