Career Questions tagged College Recruiting

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Esther C. Mar 14, 2017 2312 views

Besides a high GPA, what extracurricular or activities do the big 4 firms like to see?

As an accounting major, my target dream employer is of course the big 4 firms. I was told recently that grades are the first thing that they look at before even considering everything else, so I am shifting gear to focus on that. However, I am now wondering what sort of extracurricular or...

#big-4 #employment #cpa #accounting #college-recruiting

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Trevor C. Jan 16, 2018 385 views

Why don’t colleges support extreme sports?

The skateboarding and surfing industry is expanding endlessly, and almost all colleges continue to support team sports, while starting a Surf team is difficult at most universities. Skateboarding and surfing will be in the olympics soon as well. #sports #skateboarding #surfing #athletics...

#college-recruiting #recruitment #college-athletics

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Bryan D. Jan 20, 2018 253 views

What do colleges mainly look at in your high school experience

I want to know how I can boost up my applications...

#college-recruiting

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Zayda L. Mar 27, 2018 419 views
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Melissa A. Feb 16, 2017 568 views
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Joy Z. Mar 27, 2018 297 views

On my college application, can I list things I accomplished prior to high school?

I am going to apply for colleges by the end of the year. I have a lot of things I can talk about prior to high school because I was an immigrant and I did a lot back then in another country. I hope I can put those on my college application so then the people can understand me more. #college...

#college-recruiting #college-admissions #collegeapplication #college-advice

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Esther C. Feb 04, 2017 644 views

What aspects on a college's resume can stand out to employers for internships?

Currently a freshman in college, I am wondering what activities I should be pursuing to appeal more to employers for internships recruitment. Are there some activities that are more heavily weighed than others? #resume #college-jobs #job-coaching #recruiting #resume-writing #college-recruiting...

#talent-recruiting

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Adriana L. Jan 17, 2018 304 views
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RonDasha S. Jan 21, 2017 484 views
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Gloria S. Sep 14, 2016 433 views

Why do I feel so stressed out before I even apply to college?

As a rising junior, I do not even apply to college yet, but I still am stressed. It probably is because there is so much to be done this year. I just want to know how I can keep myself in check with all the crazy things that will have to be done for this year. In your opinion how should I take...

#college-recruiting #college-admissions #school #stress-management #stress

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Madeleine H. Aug 31, 2017 407 views

If I want to engineer Medical Devices, what should I minor in with my mechanical engineering degree?

I really want to engineer medical devices. I am currently studying Mechanical Engineering but I want to impress employers. What could I minor in to impress them. #medical-device #college #college-recruiting...

#mechanical-engineering

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Gloria S. Sep 18, 2016 406 views

Do all colleges make you take a placement test after they have accepted you and you confirmed the acceptance before the fall?

The other day, my Pre-cal honors teacher was telling us about how the seniors in our class should take what they learned with her and bring it with them to their placement tests that they will take after a college accepts them. I wanted to confirm on here if all colleges require you to take a...

#college-recruiting #college-admissions #testing #college

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Daphne R. Apr 05, 2018 169 views

For physical therapists.. to go into programs accredited by CAPTE, would schools consider choosing students who've gotten health related majors?

I'm looking into physical therapy. The CAPTE programs in universities like San Francisco and Sacramento don't have any references on what majors would work well for the student. I'm not confident yet if I want to go on this field, but it would help. #physicaltherapy...

#college-recruiting

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Colin T. Jan 17, 2018 240 views

Does college matter?

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Kara H. Jan 18, 2018 305 views

How did you know which college was the best fir for you?

I am asking because I am feeling a lot of pressure to make a decision and have no idea what to choose. I have a scholarship offer to run cross country at a couple smaller private schools but will still have a ton of loans. My twin sister has already decided to go to the University of Arizona...

#college-selection #college-recruiting

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Jacob S. Jan 16, 2018 180 views

Do I have a chance of getting into UNC Chapel Hill?

I have always dreamed of attending UNC Chapel Hill, and I understand that their admission requirements are quite prestigious. I’m in my Junior year have roughly a 4.45 cumulative gpa thus far, and a 30 on my ACT. I also have a lot of extracurriculars as well. Do you think I have a good chance...

#college-recruiting

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Iyiana L. Jan 22, 2018 200 views

How hard do you need to work to get into an ivy league school?

I've been wanting to get into Stanford or Harvard but I don't know how hard you must work to get and be accepted to these schools. I know they are much more harder to get in but I want to fulfill my dream and achieve these goals I set for myself. #college-recruiting...

#i-do-career-counseling-on-a-volunteer-basis-for-baruch-college

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Morgan B. Oct 19, 2016 454 views

Do medical magnet programs help getting into college?

If I am pursuing a pre medical program, will colleges favor someone who has taken a medical magnet all four years of high school? #college #medicine #college-recruiting #academic-advising #college-recruiting...

#college-admissions

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Gloria S. Oct 01, 2016 568 views

Do many colleges have an honors programs or classes embedded in them?

I recently attended a summer program at NJIT and I discovered that it had an honors college, Albert Dorman Honors College, in it as part of the campus. I wanted to know if many other colleges have the same kind of structure too. These honor programs they provide are very helpful to students so...

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

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aakhash G. Mar 20, 2017 490 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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Julia L. May 13, 2016 547 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-selection #college-admissions #college-bound #college-recruiting #college

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Albert P. Jan 14, 2017 855 views

How do you write a good college application essay?

I am a junior in high school right now, and I am going to be preparing to apply for colleges and universities starting this summer. Writing has never been my strong suit, and I'm worried that my essay may bring down my academic achievements. What do colleges usually look for in an application...

#writing #college-admissions #college-bound #college-recruiting #college

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Lily F. Oct 08, 2017 390 views

Is it important to have an advisor check over my common app?

It's an option on common app. these advisors are just academic teachers and are writing my recs. #college #college-admissions #college-recruiting...

#higher-education

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Daniella F. Dec 30, 2016 457 views

When applying to universities, the people at admissions always enjoy reading unconventional essays. How does one know that what they are writing fits this criteria?

I've been watching many interviews and videos about how the people at the admissions department enjoy unique essays as well as students who believe their essays are what really helped them get into the university. How can you make sure that one is writing something on the flamboyant side?...

#college-admissions #university #college-bound #college-recruiting #college #university-recruiting #university-applications #college-essay

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Paul V. Dec 17, 2016 3147 views

Can someone proofread my college transfer essay?

Essay prompt: Please provide a statement that addresses your reasons for transferring and the objectives you hope to achieve. You can type directly into the box, or you can paste text from another source. (250-650 words) I have always challenged myself academically, I have taken advanced...

#college-recruiting #college-admissions #college-essay #university-applications #writing

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jonathan P. Mar 05, 2017 491 views

How do I make my resume perfect?

Currently I am applying for scholarships and jobs and want to have the perfect resume #college #jobs #college-recruiting...

#job-application

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Carmen H. Jun 21, 2016 597 views