Career Questions tagged Career Decisions

Shakoor A.’s Avatar
Shakoor A. Mar 05, 2018 461 views

How can you decide your career for the rest of your life?

I like to think of myself as a Renaissance Man. I strive my hardest to be great at everything. I find it confusing how people are able to single out a specific occupation that they can commit to for the rest of their life. If someone can help me with what I should do to figure out what job I...

#career-decisions #medicine

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Alex W. Mar 25, 2018 590 views

Is college even worth it?

With how expensive college is sometimes I have to wonder to myself is college even worth it? I could just not go to college and get a plumbing job making 80 grand a year. What exactly is the huge benefit of going to college? #career-decisions #college #career...

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Sohaib A. Mar 18, 2018 303 views

How can I stop regretting about what I didn't do?

Everyday, I always think about the past and how did not take advantage of opportunities. For example, I could have joined NHS but did not, even though I like helping others. Also, I am on the swim team, and there is an opportunity where you can coach the little kids, but I did not do that...

#career-path #career-decisions

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Leonardo O. Jan 23, 2018 293 views

Why does it matter what college you go to?

If we are getting the same degree in different colleges, whats the point of going to a state college rather than an Ivy League college? #college...

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shanell P. Jan 19, 2018 263 views

If you want to become an actress but your mind is also set on being a pediatrician what should I do?

I'm really passionate about acting, it's something I see myself doing but I really want to help kids and take care of kids. My heart is leaning towards acting but most people have been telling me it's not a real job and you don't know if you're going to be successful. What should I do?...

#career-decisions #college

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Jada H. Jan 17, 2018 519 views

Is there a profession out there that's an equal balance between creative writing/publishing and biomedical science?

I am torn between majoring in English and Biomedical Science/Engineering. I love to write stories and strive to become an editor for a publishing company/fiction author or screenwriter, but I also love genetics and would love to be a genetic engineer and researcher (see the details from my...

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Mireia R. Dec 16, 2017 523 views

What are some careers that are family-oriented?

Would love to have a job that still allows time to spend with my family. Are there any maybe underrated professions that would allow you to do so? #career #career-counseling #career-choice #profession #job-coaching #job-searching #career-path...

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laurel R. Sep 01, 2017 665 views

Is is best to follow passion or logic?

I know people always say to do a job that you love, but wouldn't it be wise to take the job that makes more money so that you can do what you love on the side? When considering what to choose for my major, I keep struggling with what I want to do, and what would help me more financially....

#passion #college-major #career-decisions #finance

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Deana A. Jul 14, 2017 1429 views

Clubs vs Internships Freshman year of college

I'm an incoming freshman for this fall, and the college I am attending has so many opportunities. To the professionals and former college students, I wanted to ask: is it more important to get involved in clubs and organizations my first year on campus, or should I be pursuing more professional...

#internships #career-decisions #college #college-advice

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Wanita J. Apr 20, 2017 745 views

How do you effectively choose between jobs if your're granted the opportunity to be hired at both?

This is still hypothetical for me personally because I have an interview for both companies on the same day next week. However, I am anxious about every aspect of this. I have already had my preliminary phone interview with both companies and I am a bit more confident with both. The best case...

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