Career Questions tagged College Selection

Determining which college to go to requires much thought. Some students leave home and experience the world by themselves for the first time. Others stay close to home to be...

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Anthony M. Jan 15, 2018 306 views

What are good astrophysics schools?

I want to go to a college that will help me get the best education in astrophysics, and I’ve been having trouble finding schools that would be good to study this. #astrophysics #college-selection #astronomy #career...


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Jenna M. Sep 01, 2017 313 views

How do you find the right college for you?

I do not know what I'm looking for in a college and do not know how to pick. #idk #college-selection #college-admissions...


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Cassidy W. Jan 13, 2018 255 views

Which college should I go to?

I am deciding between Harding University and the University of Alabama. Harding is smaller and farther away, but it simply feels like home and I know a lot of people there that would make my college experience more fun and comfortable. My best friend and brother go there as well. However, there...

#college #college-bound #college-selection #college-advice

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Mahalet A. Jan 17, 2018 296 views

What should I look for in a college?

I have a large number of colleges that I have been looking at, but I do not know how to narrow down my options. What is considered a "good" college or a "bad" college? What are some good characteristics I should look for in a college (like tuition, financial aid, campus, etc.)? #college...

#college-selection #college-advice

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Tanner C. Mar 07, 2018 199 views

Should I go to a college with shorter or longer class times

There are two colleges I'm considering. should I go to the one with the 3 hour class or the 1 hour class? #college-advice #college-selection...


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Jake R. Jan 16, 2018 209 views

What would be a reasonable salary range to expect if I entered forensic science? What is the long-term potential?

I have applied to several schools for Forensic Science, one is West Virginia University, which has the #1 Forensic program in the country ... its programs partner includes the FBI, in fact, 80% of their graduates are hired by the FBI. And I was accepted to WVU, however, I'm really not aware at...

#westvirginiauniversity #forensic #college-selection #college-major

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Justice T. Jan 16, 2018 286 views

What colleges in Illinois have the best business programs?

My dream is to create a cafe of my own but I want to stay a bit close to my family for school...


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Ariel D. Jan 16, 2018 351 views

Why is it important to go to college?

I'm asking this question because I am genuinely curious. I have also gotten multiple answers before....


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Ron A. Jan 16, 2018 257 views

What is one the most important part of the application that major colleges focus on?

I just wanted to know what is the key thing that colleges want to know from the application. Ex: GPA, SAT/ACT, Extracurricular activities,etc. #college-admissions #college-selection...


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Margaret C. Jan 23, 2018 228 views

How do I know if a university is too academically challenging for me?

I'm a senior in high school and I'm trying to decide what college to attend. I would like to double major in psychology and a foreign language, as well as participate in activities like sailing, equestrian, and dancing. I'm worried it might be too much. How can I get a feel for a particular...

#college #college-selection #college-major #student-activities #college-life #college-advice

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Kelsi W. May 27, 2016 444 views

Does the name of a college affect the influence behind the degree you may earn?

I understand that there are huge differences in Ivy League schools. However, if I am planning on attending a regular university, does the name of the university carry as much weight and does it affect my degree? #professor #graduate #academic-advising #college...


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Kara H. Jan 18, 2018 280 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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Diljot S. Feb 21, 2017 428 views

What is the best university in Canada

I want to go into the medical field, so which university is best in Canada? #medicine #university...


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Ayden D. Jan 16, 2018 231 views

What is the best way to determine the best fit for a college?

I am interested in playing competitive Soccer in college, along with a major in computer science fields. I am trying to narrow my college selection down as much as possible but still have over 100 colleges on my list of possibles. Way to many to visit and apply to. #sports #soccer...


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Rachel B. Sep 19, 2016 1614 views

Are online colleges as good as normal colleges?

I am considering going to an online college. #college #college-major...


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Kira Q. Jan 19, 2018 268 views

Whether I should go to a better college to be able to teach at a university?

I've been told that I might have better luck getting a teaching position at a school like Virginia Tech (where I live) if I go to a school like Harvard. However, I want to teach English/History which is not Virginia Tech's focus at all, it being an engineering and agriculture school. Do I still...

#teaching #college-selection #professor

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Andrea H. Apr 29, 2014 1433 views

Does attending an Ivy League or prestigious college affect the way potential employers view your application?

Could this give you an advantage when it comes to looking for jobs after graduating or even just internships during college? I will be attending an Ivy League next fall. #career #education #career-path...


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Anna K. Feb 23, 2016 1000 views

What's the difference between co-ed and all women's?

Hi everyone! I'm going through my college search and I found that some people advise others to go to a co-ed college instead of an all-women's college (or any gender-specific school). Besides the obvious differences in gender of the class, what are some other differences? Academic? Social? In...

#college #college-bound #women #college-selection

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Faith J. Jan 16, 2018 240 views

Is having student debt worth it?

I'm asking because I am wondering if someone decided to go to a more expensive school rather than a cheaper school with the same amenities- basically everything is the same, except the name of the school. I am currently trying to decide whether being in debt from school is worth it because I...

#college-bound #college-selection #college-advice

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Eve L. Aug 31, 2017 422 views

What are the advantages of going to an all women university?

I'm trying to figure out the pros and cons of going to either an all women school or a co-ed school but I'm not sure how to compare them since I've only ever gone to a co-ed school #college-applications #college #college-selection #college-advice...


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Daniel Z. Mar 04, 2014 307 views

What's a good minor for engineering?

I hear people talk about their minors all the time and I have no clue how to choose one that relates to my major. #engineering #college-selection...


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DeVante B. Jan 19, 2018 182 views

Why are students pushed to enroll in 4-year colleges right out of high school?

Is it simply a recommendation or is there another underlying reason, as opposed to applying to a community college?...


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Catherine M. Jan 15, 2018 188 views

What are colleges really looking for when I apply?

I want to know how to make my applications stand out to get into high competition schools. #college...


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Martha S. Dec 15, 2017 261 views

What are some good child psychology degree programs in the USA?

Planning to pursue a child psychology degree. Looking for colleges with good degree programs. #child-psychology #psychology #college #college-selection...

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Gloria S. Oct 01, 2016 539 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 #college-admissions

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Jesus A. Jan 03, 2018 292 views

I don't know which college/university to go to.

I don't know which college or university to go to where I can be the best I can be. I want to major in architecture but I want to find the best colleges and universities to go to. #architecture #college...


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Ya$h A. Mar 26, 2017 538 views

What are the various paths when we don't get seat in Medical ???

I think this is an important question which may help me and others if we don't get seat in medical #teaching #biology #college-admissions #college-selection...


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Alexa B. Mar 15, 2017 587 views

How do I decide what I want to do for the rest of my life? I want to do so much and do not know how to limit myself.

I am struggling with what I want to study and then do after college because so much appeals to me, but I do not know what to do. Right now, I am looking to possibly transfer schools because one school offers more options for me to explore, but I also love what I am studying at my school now....

#undecided #college-selection #college-major #career-counseling #career-path #careers #career #college #university

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Esther C. Mar 04, 2017 506 views

Does transferring school put you behind the rest of your peers?

I want to plan accordingly to decide if I want to stay or transfer to another school for next semester. However, since a lot of the core classes that I am taking now will not be transferred (I did a little research), I am worried that I will be behind the game if I do transfer. Thus, I hope you...

#academic-advising #college-advisement #college-selection #transfer #college