Career Questions tagged College Student

Is it normal to start work before signing a contract?

It freaked me out because a few days ago, I received an email notice that I was accepted to a job position that I applied for, but right after that email notice, there was another email giving me instructions for my first assignment and telling me that it needed to be completed within 48...

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Active Feb 11 at 12:40 AM

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Angela D | UX Designer Hi Catherine, Go with your gut. If you feel like something ...

What would you do if you loved your job but hated your work environment? Would you leave? How would you cope?

For example, I've worked as a copy editor and/or copywriter for both my high school yearbook and college newspaper, and while I wouldn't say that I've LOVED journalism, I do find it enjoyable at times. I would prefer to be doing creative writing, but I genuinely enjoy all types of writing, and...

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Active Jan 22 at 08:16 PM

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Posted by Catherine T.’s Avatar Catherine T.
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Charlene Lake | Chief Sustainability Officer and SVP-Corporate Social Responsibility at ... If you've isolated your unhappiness to your work environment and it ...

Are Mini-Mesters Hard?

I am going to to be taking a History 1301 mini-mester in December. It is only three weeks long compared to a full semester of sixteen weeks. Will this be hard? #college-student #student #high-school...

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Active Oct 16 '18 at 11:55 PM

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Posted by Samantha B.’s Avatar Samantha B.
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Sara Joan Lamason | Senior Associate Consultant at PwC Samantha -- Good for you for taking this on! I was ...

What career opportunities are abundant with a communication degree?

What jobs can I apply to as soon as I'm done with a BA in Communication? #college-student...

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Active Oct 31 '18 at 01:23 AM

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Posted by Alejandra G.’s Avatar Alejandra G.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The opportunities with a communications degree are very broad, so it ...

How can I minimize how much I change my major.

I know an average student changes their major more than three times. This just adds up to time and money. #college-student #major...

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Active Sep 06 '18 at 04:51 PM

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Posted by Sujeong H.’s Avatar Sujeong H.
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Scott Rompf | Senior Technical Consulting Engineer at AT&T Generally the real question here is what do I want my ...

Are College Loans Beneficial or Harmful for The Student In The Long Run?

I'm interested in knowing more about the students experience about taking college loans and whether it helped or harmed the student ability to pay it back after graduation #financial-accounting #college-student #students...

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Active Nov 27 '18 at 07:28 PM

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Posted by Noora A.’s Avatar Noora A.
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Bryon Sims | Team Manager at DIRECTV Student loans are a great way to allow people that normally ...

How does an out-state student best adjust to a new state, people, and environment?

#moving from the west coast #college-student #new...

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Active Nov 18 '18 at 10:58 PM

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Posted by Amy M.’s Avatar Amy M.
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Cassandra Buttgereit | New Employee Experience Support Coach Hi Amy,Congratulations on taking this new step in your life! I ...
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Matthew Hunter Maher | Associate in Specialized Tax Services at PricewaterhouseCoopers Hello Ethan,Overpaying on initial payments of a student loan does not ...

Should I go for my masters in Finance?

Im on my 3rd year of college....

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Christopher Merrbach’s Avatar Jason Scott’s Avatar Argelys Abreu’s Avatar
Active Sep 25 '18 at 11:56 PM

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Christopher Merrbach | Manager at Verizon I would highly recommend getting as much education as you can. ...

What are club sports like?

I may be interested in running club track at my college (USC) and was wondering what it's actually like. Is there practice? Are there meets? #student-clubs #college-student...

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Active Jan 31 at 06:52 PM

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Posted by Abygail P.’s Avatar Abygail P.
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Ashley Santos | Consultant - HR Technology I played club softball and really enjoyed it!  It was a ...

Is it better to stay on campus or commute if I live close enough?

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Roger Hancock’s Avatar Ashley Apodaca’s Avatar
Active Sep 05 '18 at 02:08 AM

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Posted by Kelly G.’s Avatar Kelly G.
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Roger Hancock | Corporate Volunteer Program Management If money is not too much of an issue (and even ...

As an undergraduate student how can I get involve in the school’s organization

Seniors from college may help me with this question or teachers from schools who are aware of the organization plannings #...

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Active Jan 30 at 03:40 PM

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Posted by Grecia H.’s Avatar Grecia H.
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Jayne Wallace | Lead Financial Analyst and Non Profit CEO Reach out to the Dean of Student's office or Student Life ...
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Samuel Stokes | Academic Advisor | Front-End Web Developer Filling a FAFSA with the institution you are planning on attending ...

Do dual enrollment students apply as freshmen or transfers?

I am a dual enrollment student doing college applications. Am I supposed to apply as a transfer student because I'm technically enrolled in college? #student #college-student...

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Active Aug 22 '18 at 12:01 AM

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Posted by Grace A.’s Avatar Grace A.
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Jason Forgey | Senior Analyst - Customer Service Operations Hey Grace,I would recommend contacting the admissions office at the school ...

Can student loans be forgiven?

In the event s the sudent ​loan cant be payed back fullt​y...

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Active Aug 21 '18 at 11:38 PM

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Posted by David K.’s Avatar David K.
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Arthur Murray | General Manager Great question!!! First check to see what funding options are available ...

How do you become a study abroad student at your university of choice?

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Rachit Jain’s Avatar Jeffrey Reed’s Avatar
Active Feb 04 at 07:54 PM

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Posted by Tiya C.’s Avatar Tiya C.
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Rachit Jain | Assurance Intern at PwC There are tons of study abroad programs which allow students to ...

Would I be able to work in a hospital as a pre-med student?

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Active Aug 15 '18 at 05:24 PM

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Posted by Rachel L.’s Avatar Rachel L.
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Dee Lyon Yes depending on the hospital you can find many jobs that ...
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Greg Roelofs | Software engineer, data infrastructure at LinkedIn To clarify: do you mean literally grad students while they're still ...

How do I become a straight "A" student, when I'm a straight "C" student?

I need help! Any tips or tricks on how to motivate yourself or for studying would be appreciated. #college-student #motivation #work/school...

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Active Jan 01 at 04:29 AM

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Posted by Elizabeth G.’s Avatar Elizabeth G.
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Clay Gaddy | Sr. Specialist - Digital Assistant Program Manager at ... Seek out off-campus tutoring facilities. They really helped teach me what ...

How can I balance working for income while also being a full time student?

I'm working this next year and I don't want to neglect either my job or my school work. #dowhatyouhavetodo...

#college-student

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Active Sep 25 '18 at 11:57 PM

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Posted by Christopher J.’s Avatar Christopher J.
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Mitchell Strack | Sr Operations Manager Working while in school can be challenging but will provide you ...

How many universities should I apply to as a transfer student?

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Active Aug 29 '18 at 04:01 PM

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Posted by Heidy M.’s Avatar Heidy M.
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Daisy Guerra Hello, I recently worked at a community college in their transfer ...

What are the keys to surviving the first week of college?

I will be moving into my dorm in the next couple weeks, I would like to know what will help me survive the first week away from home....

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Clay Gaddy’s Avatar Erika Wall’s Avatar
Active Sep 10 '18 at 06:36 PM

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Posted by Kaylyn H.’s Avatar Kaylyn H.
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Clay Gaddy | Sr. Specialist - Digital Assistant Program Manager at ... Here are my keys:Download a local map. Walk to your classes ...

What organizational methods, study routines, or lifestyle activities better equip an overwhelmed college student to thrive?

In other words, what are some good tips for proactive studying (i.e. making flash cards, taking notes from the book, making diagrams/analogies), for a healthy lifestyle (i.e. daily exercise or exercise ‘X’ times per week, eating a certain diet), and good organization (i.e. keeping a planner,...

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Active Oct 06 '18 at 06:55 AM

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Posted by Daniella R.’s Avatar Daniella R.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing that a collage student can do to ...

What are some tips for a incoming college freshman?

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Kortnee Burrell, M.Ed.’s Avatar Nicole Felix’s Avatar Marc Gmuca’s Avatar Angel Burns’s Avatar
Active Aug 21 '18 at 11:43 PM

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Posted by Jessica R.’s Avatar Jessica R.
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Kortnee Burrell, M.Ed. | Retention and Graduation Specialist Congratulations, Jessica on your acceptance into college!You will love your college ...

What is the most difficult part about being a full time student in college?

I understand that there are a lot of distractions when you're in an environment as large as the college setting, but I want to be prepared for what obstacles I would face as a college student. #college-advice #college #student #student-life #student-affairs...

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Active Oct 31 '18 at 02:55 AM

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Posted by Seth D.’s Avatar Seth D.
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Kristen Davis | Finance Intern For me, right off the bat, I found it really difficult ...

Do you have to get student loans in college?

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Active Jul 06 '18 at 09:53 PM

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Posted by Messinah P.’s Avatar Messinah P.
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Brittany Broder | Customer Service Manager Not necessarily. You can apply for grants (still would require FAFSA ...

What is the best way to avoid student loans?

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Active Nov 13 '18 at 02:18 AM

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Posted by Kendra P.’s Avatar Kendra P.
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Chelsea Scrivener Hi Kendra,I have a couple of recommendations for you - all ...

What are qualities that make a student stand out among all the others in college ?

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Active May 31 '18 at 07:32 PM

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Posted by James L.’s Avatar James L.
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Bo Macy | Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers Great question! Curiosity and respectful communication. I've attended many recruiting events ...

How can I get myself on track with writing and publishing a book?

I've always wanted to be a published author. I've been writing since I was little, and now I need to get serious. How do I get organized? I don't even know where to begin. I'm beginning my final year of undergrad and have plans to go to graduate school. #college #student #author...

#studentwriter #college-student #gettingpublished #writing

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Susan E. Oser’s Avatar Daniela Silva’s Avatar
Active May 27 '18 at 11:42 PM

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Posted by Sara L.’s Avatar Sara L.
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Susan E. Oser | Contributing Writer at Vape Magazine It's good that you want to write something, but you also ...

What would the ideal professor-student relationship look like for recommendation letter status for graduate school?

What is the ideal dynamic between student and professor to ensure a positive recommendation letter in the future? Aside from visiting during office hours, what should I, as an incoming college freshman, do to build that relationship? #professional #professor #student #college-student...

#rec-letter #law-school #prelaw #law #graduate-school

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Active Jun 18 '18 at 01:46 PM

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Posted by Carson M.’s Avatar Carson M.
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Ashley Vaughan | Candidate for Doctor of Jurisprudence 2019 Hi Carson! First of all, I know you asked for things outside ...

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