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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Joseph T. Aug 30, 2017

What are the best universities for accounting majors in the Midwest?

Looking to go into accounting. #accounting #college...

#college-selection

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Karen P. Sep 02, 2017

How do you find a college that is best fit for you?

I am going into my senior year of high school and need to start preparing for college applications. There are several universities that I have been drawn to, but after doing a ton of research, I could not seem to find a university that offers the whole package. I plan to go into the field of...

#college-selection #occupational-therapy #east-coast #college #college-prep #university #gpa

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Rohan N. May 30, 2017

How do I find undiscovered colleges which are as good as the mainstream ones?

I am a junior heading into my senior year and I want to be prepared for college applications. #college...

#college-selection

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Shakuan F. Jun 04, 2016

Why are merit-based scholarships offered by colleges demanding very high test scores and GPA's?

In the modern age, having a 2400 on the SAT (at least the previous version) and a 4.0+ GPA seems to be the only way to be fully-funded by universities, and for some that doesn't even cut it. Doesn't such standards discourage students from applying to those institutions? I understand that...

#college-selection #college #scholarships #colleges #scholarship

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Shakuan F. Jun 04, 2016

List some colleges/universities with a great STEM program aside from the more-popular options, such as Ivy League schools, Georgia Tech, etc?

Many institutions that are cheaper yet offer the same, or better, education to students don't get as much recognition in the press. Can someone provide a list of colleges with great STEM and/or Math programs that are often "underrated?" #college #mathematics #colleges #stem #college-selection...

#women-in-stem

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Esther C. Dec 10, 2016

Does college rankings matter?

I remembered back in high school, rankings was a big thing to me. I would constantly check usnews and other websites to see where a certain school ranked before applying to it. However, now that I'm in a college that is averagely ranked, I am wondering if ranking of a college really does...

#high-school-students #college-admissions #student-counseling #counseling #college-selection #college #career-counseling #college-advice

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Esther C. Jan 03, 2017

Does commuting strip a person of their college experience?

My sister who is a dormer has always lamented to me how important it is to dorm and move away from home. She emphasized on the key phrase "college experience." Instead of listening to her, I am opting to commute because of the internships available for my major in the city. I am wondering if...

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

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montessa E. Feb 24, 2017

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

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Olivea V. Feb 12, 2017

What is the best way to find colleges that best suit you?

I am a Sophomore in high school who is very nervous about college. I don't know much about the how to find the best college for me. Many of my friends already know there dream schools, but I only know a couple colleges. How do I go about researching colleges and how do I choose ones that best...

#college-selection #college

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Damoni C. Oct 24, 2016

What career would you pursue after graduating college with a Ph. D in Biology or Biochemistry?

I am asking this question because I want to major in Biology or Biochemistry in college but I am unsure of the career paths I can take. #college-major #biology #doctorate-degree #college-selection...

#biochemistry

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TerrellCodman3 . Oct 25, 2012
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Prithvi A. Mar 06, 2014

How strongly does your decided major affect your admission into a University?

I am currently a Junior in high school and some time back, I decided that I wanted to major in Finance or Economics. After looking into a variety of Universities and Colleges on US News, I saw a category called popular majors. I assume this is because that particular College or Uni. has a great...

#college-selection #college-admissions #college-applications #college-major #university

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LidiaCodman1 . Sep 07, 2012

What colleges are recommended the most to know enough about criminal justice to become a police officer?

I am a 10th grader. I am still trying to figure out what i want to major in. By me knowing the colleges that are the most recommended and also colleges that now a days police officers have been to it would help a lot; because i might major in criminal justice. Any location would be fine...

#college-selection #law-enforcement #crime #criminal-justice #criminal