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Mireia R. Feb 17, 2018 609 views

Would you recommend graduating early in college if you have all the credits?

My fields of study may require lots of graduate school so is there a way to shorten the time I'm working towards a bachelor's? If so, how? And is that recommended? I really appreciate personal experience and guidance. college college-advice higher-education colleges college-major...

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Jenise B. Jan 18, 2018 523 views

Better relationship with Advisor?

I want to interact with my advisor better. I know going more to their office is a way to do that but I'm not sure what to ask them about. What are some general topics that would spark communication? academic-advising...

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Mireia R. Jan 17, 2018 590 views

What advice would you give to an upcoming college freshman?

I'm a soon-to-be college freshman and I'm very nervous because I don't know what to expect. What was college like for you and what advice would you give me? college college-admissions college-advice college-advising college-bound ##college college-majors education higher-education...

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Hannah M. Sep 01, 2017 554 views

Should I take both the SAT and ACT?

The colleges I am interested in accept both test scores. Should I take both to see if I do better on one or the other? scholarships college college-advice...

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Kartik C. Sep 02, 2016 540 views

How to get an on-campus job while doing Masters?

I am pursuing my Masters in UT Arlington, and I am interested in building up my profile. advice academic-advising advising college-advising...

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Hollie C. Jul 31, 2016 640 views

What should I do if I discover that my college major is not something that I truly like after upon graduation?

I heard quite a few people saying that their majors are actually not what they want or like after graduation, and that this scared them since they have put some much money, time, and effort in college life. I wonder how should one cope with such situation? college-major career-path...

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Joscelyn O. May 18, 2016 659 views

What is the best way to ensure the right credits get transferred to a 4-year college?

I will be attending John Tyler Community College this fall, and I am planning to transfer (sooner rather than later) to VCU after I finish my prerequisites. I will be majoring in general science with the intended career path of pre-medicine; therefore, I will have a wider variety of job...

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Student Voices by CV .. Nov 06, 2015 976 views

How long before the college application deadlines should I ask my teachers for a letter of recommendation?

This question was asked by a high school junior who knows college application deadlines are approaching for the seniors of her school. She wants to get a jump on her letters of recommendation, and she wants to know how soon is too soon for the request. She's interested in pursuing an english...

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