Career Questions tagged College Bound

Are you on your way to college and have a question? Read below, and you may find your answer.

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Morgan S. Sep 01, 2017 209 views
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Jada M. Sep 01, 2017 296 views
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Micah M. Sep 01, 2017 351 views

What ways are there to improve the chance of receiving a scholarship to pay for school?

One of my tops schools has a high priced tuition. The most likely way I would be able to go to that school is if I earn one of their scholarships such as their Presidential Scholarship. It requires an essay and then a half an hour interview in January so I was wondering if there was any way I...

#college-interviews #college-bound #college-admissions #college #college-prep #interviews #scholarships #college-advice

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Savanna H. Aug 31, 2017 298 views

Gen Eds before 4-year?

My mother is imploring me to get my Gen Eds out of the way at the local community college, then move on to a 4-year institution. But, I truly wish to go straight to a 4-year school, despite the higher cost. Economically, I'm aware that the local school is the right way to go, but I desire to...

#college #college-advice #college-bound #money

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Taylor A. Aug 29, 2017 366 views

Is it better to audition with dancing or without dancing?

I am looking to apply to several colleges for musical theater, but I am not the best dancer. I can sort of follow a choreographer, but I'm not as precise as many other people and I'm afraid that my dancing may be the make or break point for accepting me into their university. One of my closest...

#college-bound #musical-theatre #college-admissions #dance #college #acting #college-major #music

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Riki C. Oct 28, 2016 406 views

How do you know if becoming an engineer is the right career field? What signs give assurance?

I am truly in love with math and science. Both of these topics come natural to me and I would like to pursue a career that uses both of these areas. I feel that engineering encompasses these two things, but I am unsure if it is right for me. My mom is an electrical engineer for both Consumers...

#college-bound #decision-making #undecided #signs #college #engineering #stem-education

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Kristina Z. May 18, 2016 537 views

I am at the end of my junior year in high school right now. When do I need to know what I want to major in?

I currently am #undecided for my major but am leaning in some division of education - unsure of which part as of now. #college #college-major #college-bound...

#major

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Jeffery P. Oct 22, 2016 702 views

Senior Project: Career Exploration or New Skill?

At my school, all the seniors have to do a senior project. As a Junior who is interested in majoring in film and animation, I do not know whether to make my senior project Career Exploration or a new skill. Which one would be best? A note: Students at my school have different opinions on...

#college-bound #personal-development #seniorproject #college-major #film-production #cinematography #animation

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Vera L. May 10, 2017 1158 views

Is it possible to become a psychiatrist if my BA is in psychology?

Can I go on to become a psychiatrist if my undergraduate major is psychology? How many extra chemistry/STEM classes will I have to take in order to qualify for medical school? #medicine #psychology #graduate-school #college-bound #human-resources #college-jobs #changing-careers...

#career-details

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Shirley W. May 18, 2016 339 views

Is taking out loans a big deal?

I'm excited about the college I'm going to but I'm not sure about taking out loans. Everyone is telling me that it's not such a big deal and that it doesn't really matter but I don't want to leave college in debt. #college #psychology #college-bound...

#loans

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Kylee W. May 18, 2016 660 views
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Daniela O. May 12, 2016 544 views

Are there any scholarships for students who have siblings with autism ?

I wanted to know if there were any scholarships for students that have siblings with autism. I was told that there were some but was not able to find them. #college #college-admissions #college-bound #scholarships #majors #college-jobs #college-selection...

#autism

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Julia L. May 13, 2016 561 views

Does where you go to college really matter? Is money an actual valid reason for giving up your top choice school?

I have the chance to go to a decent school with a good program for free plus room and board grants, and they are also guaranteeing me a spot in their graduate school. However, I feel that the school is not for me. I feel uncomfortable and claustrophobic there, and I don't feel any connection to...

#college-bound #college-selection #college-recruiting #college-admissions #college

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Annalyse N. May 13, 2016 658 views

What is the most important aspect to consider when attempting to choose a college?

I have been very conflicted between which schools to apply to and what factors to consider when trying to choose a school. #college #career #college-major #college-admissions #college-bound...

#college-selection

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michael M. Apr 26, 2017 516 views

Is doing an unpaid intership during summer instead of a paying job a good idea?

well i am thinking of doing an unpaid internship during summer instead of working a paying job wondering if this is a good career move. #internships #college-bound...

#summer-jobs

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Sean J. Apr 03, 2017 521 views

What do you do in Community College?

Due to financial situations, I will most likely be going to either Santa Monica, LA, or Pasadena Community College. However, I do not want to waste time and make sure I spend time making sure i can transfer into UCLA during my 3rd year. What should I do to make sure I'm setting up my future?...

#college-bound #college

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Angelina P. Mar 21, 2017 594 views

Do colleges look more at standardized test scores (ACT/SAT) or GPA?

I'm a Sophomore in high school, and I was wondering if colleges focus more on your ACT/SAT scores or on your GPA? Thanks in advance! #college #business #medicine #science #teaching #college-bound...

#testing

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aakhash G. Mar 20, 2017 550 views

Is it better to live on Campus or get an appartment?

I'm looking at housing options and trying to decide where I would get more for my money. #college #money #college-bound...

#student-housing

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aakhash G. Mar 20, 2017 496 views

What's the best way to approach clubs in college?

I'm a senior looking to decide how and what kind of clubs, I want to approach and join next year. #college #college-bound #extracurriculars #college-recruiting...

#student-clubs

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Jennifer T. Mar 18, 2017 509 views
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Bridget S. Mar 07, 2017 1539 views

Which Ivy League school is most accepting of transfers student?

I am considering transferring universities. I have an excellent current university GPA, many service hours, and involvement in a few organizations on campus. My current university is not a good fit socially and I do not like the location and atmosphere. Looking for a place where others are...

#college-bound #transfer #college-admissions #university #ivy-league

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Albert P. Dec 09, 2016 489 views

How do you balance your schoolwork and your social life?

I've been in college for one year, and I'm currently in my second year. College has been much harder on me than I expected it to be, and I often find myself spending the majority of my time studying for my classes. I want to go out and have fun, but I see my friends and classmates studying and...

#work-life-balance #college-bound #social #college #university

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montessa E. Feb 24, 2017 385 views

Which schools have the best programs for transfer students?

I will be graduating this May with an associate's degree. I'm looking for schools that have human resources or business administration programs that will accept all or most of my 70 credits. I've been looking around at the colleges in my area. I'm asking for a second opinion. #college...

#college-bound #college-selection #human-resources #college-major

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Stephanie P. Feb 10, 2017 506 views

Which North Carolina colleges have the best psychology programs?

I have two areas I want to major in and psychology is one of them. #college #psychology...

#college-bound

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Albert P. Feb 15, 2017 2703 views

What are the benefits of being a boy scout?

A few of my friends have recently gotten involved in scouting, and it seems like it takes up a lot of their time. Some of them tell me that they are doing it so they can put in on their college applications. Do colleges value boy scouts (or eagle scouts, for that matter)? Is it something that I...

#college-bound #college-selection #time-management #college-admissions #college #leadership

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aakhash G. Feb 14, 2017 659 views

What are the benefits of studying abroad? Or going abroad for an internship?

Hi, I'm a senior who is about to go to college and want to know all the various opportunities out there to study in other locations and the pros and cons of doing so. #college #internships #money #college-bound #travel #international #study-abroad...

#traveling

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aakhash G. Feb 14, 2017 606 views

What are alternative ways to make money during college other than working for a store or restaurant at campus.

Hi, I'm a senior who is about to go to college and want to know all the various opportunities out there to make money. #college #jobs #internships #money #college-bound...

#college-jobs

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Lyndsey H. Feb 10, 2017 726 views
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Albert P. Dec 14, 2016 597 views

Quarter system vs semester system?

I'm applying for colleges right now, and I noticed that many of the colleges/universities that I am looking at implement different kind of systems, namely the quarter system and the semester system. In my current high school, I am in a semester system, and I think that the pace of my classes...

#college-bound #time-management #college-major #college-admissions #college

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RonDasha S. Jan 21, 2017 492 views