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Carol Kampf | Recruiter Hi RyanWhile I have not recruited specifically for Chiropractors, I have ...

Tips for College?

I'm going to college in less than a year now, and I'm pretty nervous. What advice do you have for an incoming college freshman? #college #college-advice #college-admissions #help...

#financial-aid

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Active Dec 06 at 02:59 AM

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Anna Currin | Global Program Manager at Okta for Good Attending college is an extremely exciting time! College is one of ...
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering Share your personal experiences. All of us have feelings that depict ...

How long are dorm accommodations guaranteed?

I was thinking of living on campus but I'm not sure if the expenses are much different from living on and off campus. #college #college-advice #college-bound #financial-aid...

#education

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Active Nov 06 at 02:18 AM

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Posted by Joyce C.’s Avatar Joyce C.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi Joyce, Really great question. So every college is different and ...

How should/do I start preparing for college, college apps, etc.?

I am a current junior and I know I have to start practicing and studying for ACT/SAT but what else should I start to do in preparation? Start essay? How should I approach this? What are some first steps? #college #college-advice...

#time-management

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Active Oct 30 at 09:57 PM

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Posted by Lauren L.’s Avatar Lauren L.
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Jacob Schwarber | Assurance Associate Hi, Lauren,Studying for the ACT/SAT definitely is a good starting point. ...

College Questions and advice from other college graduates seeking advice

#college-advice Where did some of you who are neurologists attend college? What helped you to succeed in...

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Active Nov 18 at 11:36 PM

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Posted by Andy R.’s Avatar Andy R.
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Mr. Ernst Constant III | Either fall or grow! Hey Andy,I am not a neurologist so I will not answer ...

How do I overcome the fear that I won't be good at any major that I pick in college?

I'm a senior in high school and a lot of my friends know what they are going to college for but I can't even decide a certain field because I'm worried I won't be good at anything. What can help me get over this? #major #college-advice...

#college-major

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Jacob Schwarber’s Avatar Abby Lasky’s Avatar Marissa Jensen’s Avatar
Active Nov 27 at 08:58 PM

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Posted by Emily C.’s Avatar Emily C.
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Jacob Schwarber | Assurance Associate Hi, Emily,I echo the points Abby made. I'd also like to ...

What does a typical college freshman first semester entail?

I was curious to know what people experience as they enter into their college career....

#college-advice

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Active Oct 27 at 08:38 PM

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Posted by Lillian R.’s Avatar Lillian R.
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Paul Goetzinger MPA College Advisor | Academic/College Advising Assistance Hi Lillian:One thing I have always encountered with individuals first entering ...

How to Maintain a Balanced Life

How do I manage a job, school, studying, and hobbies? I feel as if all of my time is wasted and that I’m not productive. How do I stop feeling this way? How do I get myself to be able to fit in at least an hour of doing the things I love? How do I become less obsessed with my phone, and...

#student #time-management #help #college-advice

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Active Nov 02 at 01:57 AM

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Posted by Sophia A.’s Avatar Sophia A.
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Jasanpreet Kaur Bhatia | HR Professional || Adviser || Startup Enthusiastic || ... Hi Sophia,Obsession is drive from a satisfaction and happiness which we ...

Should I address my upward curve in my college app?

I'm currently a high school sophomore and I'm doing much better than when I was a freshman. When I was a freshman, the worst I'd get was straight C's with a few B's here and there. I raised my GPA from a 2.8 to a 3.1 on a 4.0 scale. Currently, as a sophomore, I'm excelling in all my classes and...

#college #college-admissions #college-application #college-advice

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Active Nov 13 at 01:11 AM

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Jono Anzalone | Global Disaster Response & Relief Partnerships and Special ... Hi there Gabriela - first of all, congrats on the achievement! ...

What is college like?

Is it fun, hard, stressful? Do you learn things that are important? Does it help your future? Are the professors fair and understanding? Is living on campus fun? Is joining a club or organization fun? #college #college-advice...

#professor

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Active Nov 27 at 08:58 PM

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Posted by Katherine S.’s Avatar Katherine S.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi Katherine, College is well....college. I could literally speak for HOURS ...

When making a list, how many majors do you want to keep in mind?

I have many aspirations, each completely different from another. It's hard for me to make a decision because they all have or don't have something that another major does. I would think that narrowing it down would be best when picking a college but....I don't know. I guess you should be...

#major #college #college-major #college-advice #undecided

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Active Oct 29 at 07:45 PM

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Posted by Lauren L.’s Avatar Lauren L.
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Paul Goetzinger MPA College Advisor | Academic/College Advising Assistance Hi Lauren:In the past, when I have reviewed majors with my ...
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education If you are choosing between go to community college vs. not ...

What is good advice for thriving in a school that is very far away from home?

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Active Oct 26 at 03:31 AM

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Jake Marcos | Software Development Engineer That is a hard question. I myself traveled 7000 miles (from ...

Is the adjustment as hard as everyone makes it out to be?

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Active Nov 28 at 09:23 PM

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Posted by Antonella R.’s Avatar Antonella R.
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education Hi Antonella,I assume you mean the adjustment from high school to ...

Any advice on how to choose a college major that is right for you?

I am coming up on my junior year in college, and I still don't know what my major should be. I have changed it around 3 times, from computer science to engineering to product design, and I am having trouble finding a major that interests me and sticking to it! I feel like I have wasted so much...

#major #college #college-advice #college-major

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Active Nov 06 at 03:08 PM

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Kayla Rietveld | Senior Financial Analyst at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Check to see if your school offers externship opportunities. Some universities ...
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Jacqueline Safont | Student Services Professional who wants to work with ... Hi Adriana,I agree with Paul. Each student's situation may be different. ...

If I get accepted into a low acceptance school should I go?

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Active Nov 06 at 02:29 AM

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Posted by Devin L.’s Avatar Devin L.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi Devin, Really great question. So the answer to your question ...

What are the do’s and don’ts of writing college supplemental essays?

I’m struggling to write my supps, send help! #college #student #writing...

#college-advice

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Active Oct 20 at 01:53 AM

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Posted by Misha J.’s Avatar Misha J.
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering I want to focus not on the formulaic or "common sense" ...

What is the best way to go about choosing a roommate?

I am a very easy going person, and get along with most everybody. However, I like things clean and neatly organized. As I think about going off to college next year, I was wondering if you had any advice on choosing a roommate that best relates to me? I want to have a good college experience,...

#college-advice

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Active Oct 19 at 06:22 PM

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Posted by Savana J.’s Avatar Savana J.
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education Definitely make sure you find someone who is also clean and ...

What is the best way to manage college when I also want a job?

How can I apply an adequate amount of time in both places without overloading myself? #college #job # #college-advice #...

#time-management

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Active Oct 18 at 05:14 PM

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Jennifer Paschal | Senior Specialist - Technical Process/Quality at AT&T Great question! Balancing work and school can be really hard,  it is ...

Is Online College harder than IRL College?

I have been taking online college class for a few years now. However, I start at SFA in the fall of 2019. Will IRL classes be a lot harder? #college-advice #college...

#college-bound

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Active Oct 18 at 05:02 PM

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Posted by Samantha B.’s Avatar Samantha B.
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Meridyth Mazer | Learning and Development Professional Hi Samantha,This is a great question and has been followed by ...

How early is too early to apply to college?

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Active Oct 16 at 02:03 PM

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Posted by Madison H.’s Avatar Madison H.
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education It depends on what you mean by "applying to college." The ...

Any tips for maintaining a work-life balance while in school?

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Active Oct 16 at 11:42 PM

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Posted by Bobby L.’s Avatar Bobby L.
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Abby Lasky | Instructional Designer Maintaining a work-life balance while in school is challenging, but can ...

Should I dorm with my best friend or with someone new?

My best friend and I have been best friends since elementary school. If we end up going to the same college together, should I dorm with her or try meeting someone new? I of course would still be close with her either way, so do I try to branch out or dorm with someone I already know?...

#dorms #college-advice

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Active Oct 18 at 04:52 PM

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Posted by Julia S.’s Avatar Julia S.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist I would go with the safe bet - the best friend! ...

Does retaking the ACT/SAT really matter when applying for college?

If my scores were low, can I really make a difference in my score? enough that I can increase my chances of receiving scholarship and grant awards to help with the cost of college? #college #tuition #scholarship #grant #cost #accept #win #usa #graduate #financial-aid #college-admissions...

#college-advice

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Active Oct 13 at 12:59 AM

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Posted by Dennis M.’s Avatar Dennis M.
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Katie Troxler | Health Center Administrator Hi Dennis,Your ACT/SAT scores matter when applying for college, so you ...

Is there anything I should know before starting college?

I'm really worried about not being prepared for college. Is there anything I should know/do that will help me before and during my college years? #college-advice...

#college

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Active Oct 11 at 01:10 PM

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Posted by Gabriela M.’s Avatar Gabriela M.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Yes!how to make a schedule and keep to it. How to ...

Should I put community service/clubs/etc. that aren't necessarily in my career path on my college application?

I plan on studying pharamceutical sciences and anything related. I am in a few clubs and organizations that will give me experience and show that I am dedicated to my decision. However, I'm also in other clubs/organizations that are more or less recreational and have little to nothing to do...

#college #college-admissions #college-application #college-advice

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Active Nov 11 at 05:31 PM

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Posted by Gabriela M.’s Avatar Gabriela M.
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Sheila Jordan, PMP | Senior Technical Project Manager at AT&T Hello Gabriela:YES, by all means list your clubs, volunteerism, community service, ...

Live on campus or commute?

I am planning on attending a college near me, and I am currently trying to decide if it would be in my best interest to commute to that college or live on campus. It is my understanding that commuting is cheaper, and that's a huge pro for me, however, I am afraid I will not get the experience...

#commute #campuslife #college-advice

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Active Oct 10 at 09:50 PM

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Posted by Isabella G.’s Avatar Isabella G.
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Brian Ulm | Agile Product Owner I commuted to college and it is one my longtime regrets. ...

What's one way to improve my college experience?

I am wondering what I could learn from others to better myself on my path to college. What should I try, what should I avoid? #college...

#college-advice

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Active Oct 30 at 09:37 PM

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Posted by Jose S.’s Avatar Jose S.
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Elyse Clonan | Experienced Associate, Customs and International Trade at PwC Hi Jose ! The real purpose of college is to get ...

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