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Alan S. May 20 189 views

Should I include my political volunteering in my applications and resumes?

I am an Executive Intern for the Young Republicans of Bexar County, and I do a lot of work for them as well. I was selected to be an intern despite only being in high school which is very honorable. However, with bias against conservatives on college campuses, will "liberal" colleges look down...

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Abby L. Mar 26 285 views

Is it okay to cold email professors who I'd like to do graduate research with?

It's time to think about applying for graduate school! I want to email some professors to learn more about their research group and fields of study. Is that acceptable or might it count against me in the application process? PhD graduate-school research grad-school applications physics...

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Abby L. Mar 12 340 views

What does a technical interview entail?

I've made it past the first round of interviews for a research lab I'm interested in, and the next step is for a PI to reach out to schedule a technical interview. I have no idea what a technical interview is, or how to prepare! I'm a physics student and would be working in acoustics or...

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Abby L. Feb 23 188 views

I have an offer that expires before I get a final decision from other summer programs. What are my options and what should I do?

Good news: I've received an offer for a physics REU at the University of Arkansas! Bad news: I need to respond by Feb 26th, even though final decisions from other REUs, national labs, and NASA come in early March. What are my options? I've already asked if my application review could be...

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Aniyah R. Sep 29, 2020 247 views

What are things that look good on College Applications?

My top career choices are the following. 1-Registered Nurse, 2- Physical Therapist, 3-Substance abuse counselor, or 4- HR management. However I do not know which one I will pursue yet. psychology healthcare counselor career college applications...


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Amelia K. Jul 20, 2020 163 views

What are some tips for integration of your own values and beliefs in a college application essay?

I am planning on applying to a range of colleges with many highly selective institutions. How do you recommend I stand out in the application process and essay? college applications...


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Alexandra C. Sep 16, 2019 280 views

Is it possible to complete a psychology PhD under a faculty member in a different department?

I'm looking into psychology graduate programs, particularly looking for researchers who study sexuality/relationships. People in this area vary in their actual department - for example, some are in sociology, communications, medicine, social work, etc. which vary pretty drastically from psych...

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Alexandra C. Aug 07, 2019 290 views

In what situation can you list a degree you're working on as your title?

For example, I'm applying to graduate school in psychology this semester. By the time I attend the graduate program, I will have completed my B.A. However, on my applications, should I list myself as "Alexandra C., B.A." or not? The only similar situation I can think of is people who have...

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Hamilton B. Aug 13, 2018 270 views
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Breanna W. Mar 12, 2018 424 views

What are the best ways to help me get into Medical School?

I am about to go to college and I want to start preparing myself for medical School medschool medical-school medicine healthcare hospital-and-healthcare applications...


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RAVI M. Feb 27, 2018 363 views

UGC NET 2018 Exam Dates?

When CBSE will conduct the UGC NET 2018 Exam? exam studying entrance-exam applications...


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ishaan R. Feb 09, 2018 439 views

Test Paper for UGC NET?

I Need some mock test papers for UGC NET Exam Preparation exam studying entrance-exam applications...


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Lauren H. Aug 21, 2018 337 views

As a transfer student what can I do to improve and add to my college applications that aren't good grades or internships?

To help boost their college applications, many strive for good grades or apply for internships but in addition to those, what can I do to help boost my application?...


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Carolyn S. Aug 16, 2018 289 views
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Emma G. Apr 05, 2018 399 views

What recommendations do you have on getting into Vet school ?

I plan to go to vet school after undergrad but these schools are especially selective and difficult to get into. What are your recommendations for things that I can work on that will set me apart from other applicants? animallovers veterinarian medicine vet-school...


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Isabel O. Apr 19, 2018 750 views

How can I make myself look like the best candidate for a scholarship?

I have committed to a college and its very expensive to pay and I need all the money I can get. How can I stand out to scholarship readers so that they want to choose me rather than anyone else? scholarships applications essay college...


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Margot R. May 30, 2018 402 views

What are some things to do to prepare for applying to JD/PHD programs?

-What research experience/internships would be helpful? -How important is networking when applying to graduate programs? education law graduate-school college applications phd jd...


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Nyria B. Jun 29, 2018 362 views

What are some good scholarships to apply for?

Are there is good websites or organizations to go through? scholarships college financial-aid scholarships applications...


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Abbygayle S. Jul 10, 2018 292 views

Senior year tips?

It’s my last year of high school and I’m beginning to seriously look into colleges. My previous years were not too hot, any suggestions and helpful tips to do better for college applications? senioryear college seniortips high-school college-applications...


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Alexandra C. Jun 15, 2018 468 views

How to write a resume for an internship?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! resume...

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kamryn G. May 30, 2018 447 views

What Can You Include in Your College Resume/ Essay to Set Yourself Apart

So I am wanting to apply to several colleges, with my aspiration being to enter Cornell University's College of Agriculture and Life Science to study entomology. The issue for me is that, though I have good grades, I will have over 1,500 hours of volunteer/intern experience working with...

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Paige A. May 22, 2018 459 views

What extracurricular activities are the most impressive and unique for applying to medical school?

Most students will become CNAs or volunteer at local hospitals, but what extracurricular activities will stand out on med school applications? applications med-school medical-school graduate-school...


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Nicole H. May 16, 2018 288 views

Do colleges really care about ACT Writing versus regular?

A lot of colleges say they require only the ACT with writing. Does this mean if I send an application with the ACT without writing they will throw out my application? ACT college...