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I'm a mechanical engineering university student with 2 more years of school. I started reading Rich Dad Poor Dad and I am interested in investing and increasing my financial knowledge. For those with insight and experience, what is a good way to start investing after I graduate or maybe...

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Active Sep 26 at 09:54 PM

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Posted by Joi I.’s Avatar Joi I.
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Katy Maclean | Business Analyst at Dell Compellent 401K - start right away and watch it grow. In addition, ...

What is recommended to do when applying for scholarships?

Is there a limit or a boundary we should not pass when applying? What tips are recomended to take? #help #business #advice #universi...

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Active Sep 09 at 03:53 AM

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Posted by Jeniffer E.’s Avatar Jeniffer E.
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Spruce Cox | Retired Aerospace Engineer and Rocket Scientist Good question, and I appreciate your concern. In general, there is ...

How do you attain a good balance in college?

What did you do to maintain good grades? How did you choose the right people to associate with? If you played a sport how did you just to your schedule? What did you do to prepare for college? What are the sacrifices you had to make? How did you try and associate with...

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Active Aug 30 at 01:05 AM

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Posted by Ekene O.’s Avatar Ekene O.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Here are some good tips on maintaining a good balance in ...

What are ways to increase your changes of being accepted to four year colleges, despite being from a low income area?

Another question I have is how can I stand out to colleges while being from a low income area that, to me, seems to limit my opportunities? I have had personal experiences losing great opportunities due to where I am from. #college #high-school #low-income-area #workforce #steam #stem...

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Jamie Chui’s Avatar Michael Trocchia PE, CPIM’s Avatar Rehana Wolfe, M.A.’s Avatar
Active Sep 13 at 01:37 AM

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Posted by Ahlyia L.’s Avatar Ahlyia L.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Who you are and what attributes that you have are much ...

What is some advice you would give over college and the future?

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Active Sep 26 at 12:47 AM

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Posted by Valeria S.’s Avatar Valeria S.
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Jeffrey Moore | Solutions Manager One piece of advice I would give for college and beyond ...

For someone who doesn’t know what they want or expect from their future, what advice can you give?

I’ve never really had a professional interest in subjects. Yes, I enjoy leaning about the unknown so astronomy and marine biology would seem too of my list but, is that what is meant for me? Though I enjoy the subject, I’m not sure if that’s the path I should be taking. #undecided...

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Active Oct 01 at 08:36 PM

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Posted by Najla K.’s Avatar Najla K.
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Mario Gonzales | Operating systems deployment expert in Houston, Tx What do you like to do in your free time? What ...

What kind of advise would you give to someone that has to choose either work or family?

#advice, heart to...

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Active Sep 05 at 02:46 AM

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Posted by Asia E.’s Avatar Asia E.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Asia,Please clarify your question. Do you mean if you work you ...

What’s the best way to meet people at college and be successful your first year

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Active Aug 24 at 09:01 PM

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Posted by Madison K.’s Avatar Madison K.
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Sheila M. Parson PhD | HR SME, Community Outreach Officer National WOA, Army ... Volunteer with your student life or student activities office, maybe even ...

How do you find the motivation to keep moving forward when life hits you with so many unexpected turns?

Any advice I am open to especially school related...

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Active Aug 28 at 11:22 PM

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Posted by Cristian T.’s Avatar Cristian T.
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Ilene Slatko | Financial Literacy educator and coach Cristian, I hope you can find help in my answer, despite ...

I want to study the performing arts in college, but I can't decide what to major in.

I love all aspects of the entertainment industry. Whether that be theatre, film or even singing. But I can't decide what major would be the most beneficial. #advice #major...

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Active Aug 21 at 12:24 PM

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Posted by Caden T.’s Avatar Caden T.
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Michelle Marotta | Certified Life Coach Hello, Caden T. You have asked a very important question. I ...

What's the most difficult part about applying for a college?

Between the essays and everything else, what do you find the hardest to perfect?...

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Active Oct 24 at 07:28 PM

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Posted by Caden T.’s Avatar Caden T.
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Jake Marcos | Software Development Engineer In my opinion, the hardest part is to identify the best ...

How to be productive?

What’s the best way to stop procrastinating and having productive days? #motivation #advice...

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Alice Foster McCallum’s Avatar
Active Nov 03 at 05:52 AM

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Posted by Camilo Z.’s Avatar Camilo Z.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The first thing that I am concerned about when I hear ...
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential A good thing that you can do is to become involved ...

What are some helpful tips for managing my student debt in the future?

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Active Aug 15 at 12:22 AM

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Posted by Isabel M.’s Avatar Isabel M.
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Michael Arnold | Sr. Manager - Data Analytics This is a great question and one that I'm glad you ...

What will help me stand out to colleges as I’m applying?

I recently noticed my GPA is a 3.3 unweighted and a 3,9 weighted as I’ve been taking honors since freshman year. This kind of worried me as I saw the acceptance rates regarding gpa for certain colleges. #help #advice #gpa...

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Active Nov 27 at 09:28 PM

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Posted by Camryn C.’s Avatar Camryn C.
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Victoria (Tori) Sullivan | Accounting Enthusiast | Creative Entrepreneur Hello! Many colleges are taking the approach that GPA alone cannot ...

What will help me stand out to colleges as I’m applying?

I recently noticed my GPA is a 3.3 unweighted and a 3,9 weighted as I’ve been taking honors since freshman year. This kind of worried me as I saw the acceptance rates regarding gpa for certain colleges. #help #advice #gpa...

#college-selection

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Active Aug 15 at 02:12 AM

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Posted by Camryn C.’s Avatar Camryn C.
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Jasmine Mccoy In addition to your GPA, colleges are interested in who you ...
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Sheryl Gunn | Sr. Project Manager Hi Ashley,The internet is always a good place to start, but ...

What is the best and easiest way to make friends in college?

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Active Aug 12 at 01:34 PM

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Posted by katherine R.’s Avatar katherine R.
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Michelle Marotta | Certified Life Coach Hello, Katherine R. ~ Making friends in college depends on how ...

What can you do make sure your good with everything your first year in college?

A lot of college freshmen tends to get distracted and fall off track....

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Active Aug 14 at 11:37 PM

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Posted by Laquasia A.’s Avatar Laquasia A.
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Steven Bissonnette | Solutions manager My first year I found it extremely difficult to see some ...

Will I have to take out student loans?

I am really stressing about the thought of taking out student loans. I will not be living in campus dorms (I have to live at home to take care of my mom) , so I won't have to worry about dorm fees. I am a fairly smart person, I'm first in my class and I am planning on being valedictorian,...

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Active Aug 12 at 02:00 AM

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Posted by Sierra G.’s Avatar Sierra G.
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Michelle Marotta | Certified Life Coach Hello, Sierra G. -I am answering this based on your expression ...
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important question to answer is "why do you think ...
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Halleh F Seyson, PMP | Group Vice President The company and the industry have a lot to do with ...

What are some good things to study on

For any Architects, what are some of the things you would recommend studying throughout the job #architect #studying...

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Active Nov 09 at 02:56 PM

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Posted by Ajzuan R.’s Avatar Ajzuan R.
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Kelly M. Brennan, RA, AIA, NICET | Registered Architect, Construction Project Manager & Inspector at ... If you are working, study codes and regulations. Knowing where to ...

Need help deciding

I have no idea what to do after college. I debated on whether to be a zoologist and study animals in their natural habitats or be a wildlife conservationist and help endangered animals by working at a rehabilitation center or something. Any advice on which to pick like pros and cons ? thanks...

#wildlife #animals #career #advice #zoo #zoology

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Active Aug 30 at 06:14 PM

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Posted by Javier C.’s Avatar Javier C.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Congratulations on being interested in finding the right career to follow.. ...

How long does it take to find your ideal job? (if you've found one)

#jobs #job-search #human-resource #undergraduate #students-problem #advice #mentoring #job-coaching Pursuing a rewarding career seems to take forever through trials and error. How long does it take to figure out what's the best fit for you? Thanks in...

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Active Jul 20 at 08:26 PM

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Posted by Cindy L.’s Avatar Cindy L.
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Karen Kitchel | Community Volunteer Actually I have found many ideal jobs!  I think the reason ...

Are scholarships worth applying to or is it better to work instead?

Currently stuck with applying for scholarships, which is seemingly like a lottery, versus working more hours at my job. #job #scholarships #advice #work #job #financial-aid #paying-for-college #college...

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Active Sep 14 at 04:44 PM

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Posted by Matthew D.’s Avatar Matthew D.
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Sherita Stokes-Floyd | Senior Trainer Scholarships are very helpful and could cover several different needs. I ...

How do you balance your college classwork with all of the college activities?

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Active Sep 25 at 11:59 PM

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Posted by Charity R.’s Avatar Charity R.
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Steven Bissonnette | Solutions manager This is a tough question to answer as all college activities ...

What is the best way to prepare for starting your own restaurant?

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Fraser K’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Nov 14 at 05:54 PM

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Posted by Rebecca R.’s Avatar Rebecca R.
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Fraser K Hi Rebecca, I've never started a restaurant before, but I have ...
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Jasmine Mccoy Depends on the school, majority select a topic so it’s not ...

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