Career Questions tagged College

College offers the opportunity to continue one's education post-secondary providing career developing skills and knowledge. There are many different types of colleges. There are two-year colleges that offer Associate of...

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Prithvi A. Mar 04, 2014 1908 views

Are there any "universal majors"?

After years of exploring different career options, it seems like my list is getting longer, not shorter. Are there any majors that I can take in college that really can be applied to many different fields of work? For example, I know a major in Economics can help get you a job in politics....

#occupation #jobs #college-majors #college-major #university #college #college-minor

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Forrest R. Mar 04, 2014 740 views

What universities offer a good engineering program?

I have been doing research on aerospace engineering and I think this is a possible career path for myself. I would like some advice on what colleges I could attend specifically for aerospace engineering. #college...

#engineering

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Daniel Z. Mar 04, 2014 678 views

What college should I go to?

I want to be an engineer but, I am not sure what type of engineer...maybe aerospace engineering. The only college I have in mind is Cal-Poly but, I want back-up options in case Cal-Poly does not work out. #college...

#engineer

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Ignacio F. Mar 04, 2014 1081 views

I haven't quite figured out what my interests are. Advice needed.

I have been looking at a wide range of possible careers, but nothing interests me. What would be the best way to develop my interest? Through more research or through first hand experience? #college #career #jobs...

#college-advice

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Prithvi A. Mar 04, 2014 8021 views

Is doing a double major for Engineering and Economics in college a good choice?

My name is Prithvi and I am a Junior in High School. For a while, I have been interested in majoring in Finance or Economics and college, but I have a lot of experience in Engineering, specifically Computer Science, so I am motivated to take a double major. Should knowledge of Computer Science...

#finance #college-major #college #engineering #computer-science #economics

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Martin J. Mar 04, 2014 1273 views

For any commercial pilots, what is one piece of advice you would give to a young pilot?

I'm 16 and am very close to my first solo flight and I plan to have my private pilot's certificate by the end of this year. I want to eventually become a commercial pilot, and I'm having a tough time deciding where I should go to college and what I should major in to make this possible. Any...

#airline-industry #pilot #flying #college #aviation #commercial-aviation

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Angela S. Feb 22, 2014 927 views

Would someone attend pre med instead of attending a normal four year college before med school?

I am a highschool student very interested in medicine. I have been looking into the careers of radiologists, sports medicine, and physical and rehabilitation physicians. Is premed something someone typically enters right our of highschool? #college #medicine...

#pre-med

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Joan C. Feb 21, 2014 3206 views

Does it affect my job prospects if I take a gap year before college?

I'm wondering whether it would be a bad thing for my career if I took a gap year between high school and college. I'm interested in working in medicine, but I'm not sure if that will be as a doctor or as a researcher. But I'd like to go internationally at some point, and deferring my college...

#college #healthcare #gap-year

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Augusta I. Dec 26, 2013 2339 views

Is it possible to just start computer programing once I start college?

I know it is encouraged to start before you enter college, maybe take a class in high school or use free online resources, but can a person become a successful computer programer. Either having the passion for it or not having a strong passion but being a hard worker. #college #computer...

#computer-programming

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Carlos R. Nov 14, 2013 989 views

What is needed, as far as degrees and time, to become an expert on specific medical fields?

I'm currently a Senior at my high school and will be graduating in the Summer of 2014. I am very interested in the medical field. I've been looking at the Obstetrician and Gynecologist fields, but I'm also interested on the X-Ray Technician position. What I would like to know is what is...

#gynecologist #medicine #obstetrician #college-major #college #medicine-education

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Annemarie C. Oct 04, 2013 8191 views

Did your college help you a lot to get your first job?

Hi, My name is Annemarie and I am in highschool. I heard that colleges have job offices that help students get jobs, but they do not guarantee jobs. Some of my older cousins said that they didn't think their college was very helpful for getting a job. Did you get your first job from your...

#college #jobs

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Marquis T. Sep 30, 2013 15526 views

Can I get a job at a video game company from high school without going to college?

I heard that video game companies hire people from high school, and you can still be a success. Is that true? What do they do? I don't know how to make games yet, but I would be willing to learn. Also if there are other jobs that I can get from high school that aren't making the games, but are...

#college #video-games #job-requirements #gaming

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Alexander B. Sep 21, 2013 1252 views

I'll be obtaining my bachelor's degree soon in Human Services! What should I do next?

I would like to work in a school counseling kids, discussing the importance of education. Motivate them to stay in school etc. What should my next step be? Is there anything I can get involve with now that can help me later in the future? #college #education #degree #human...

#services

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Laetitia Tiani V. Mar 01, 2013 2222 views

Is it better to take a gap year before or after college for an international program?

I am a high school senior interested in international health care. I would love to take a gap year and travel to help in a developing nation. However, I am not sure if such experience is better after gaining more knowledge with my undergrad or now, fresh out of high school. The program is...

#college #healthcare #international #gap-year

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AngelEd . Jan 29, 2013 1204 views

If not to learn, why go to school?

There's a strong sentiment that most "kids" who go to college, go to party and cut loose, rather than to learn/better themselves. Yet there's an entire group of people who work two-jobs just so they can go to school. I'm curious (on all education levels) why people go to school if not to...

#college #education

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MarlaCodman1 . Nov 06, 2012 1507 views

What are some of the best colleges that teach acting?

I'm 15 and I would love to be an actress someday. #college...

#acting

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AaliyaCodman1 . Oct 03, 2012 1239 views

What would a good college be good if I wanted to major in physiology

I really want to learn about the human brain and how it functions and about how it works. I like to understand people better, so I thought this would be the perfect thing to major in #college #career-paths...

#college-majors

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Aisha C. Sep 09, 2012 3082 views

Whats the best schools to go to if you want to become a doctor ?

I'm a sophomore in high school and i really want to be a doctor. Also i want to go to a good school for it. #college #doctor...

#college-majors

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Aisha C. Sep 09, 2012 2667 views

How important is the degree you major in college ?

I'm a sophomore in high school and i really want to know how important the degree in college you major in is. #college...

#college-selection

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DejaCodman2 . Sep 09, 2012 3702 views

Do employers hire you based on what college you graduated from?

Hi, I am a sophomore and I just wanted to know does it matter to employers which college I get a degree from? would I have a better chance at getting a job if I went to a university rather than an online school? #college #jobs #employers...

#hire

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AlexisCodman2 . Sep 07, 2012 945 views

What is one of the best schools to prepare me for Psychology?

im a student in Codman Academy and i'm wondering which school would prepare me more on this major #college...

#psychology

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CarmelaCodman1 . Sep 07, 2012 1389 views

What if you want to learn more than one major? What should you do?

Hi, my name is Carmela, I'm 15 and a sophomore in high school. I'm the type of person that is interested in a lot of activities. I want to know when i apply for college, if I can learn more than one major. #college #majors...

#college-majors

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Ariana . Sep 07, 2012 1113 views

what are the top colleges for forensic science?

i watch a lot of tv and my favorite show is criminal minds. Watching the show made me interested in studying Forensic Science. #college #criminal-justice...

#forensic

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Bgenesis . May 23, 2012 4499 views

What job opportunities other than acting and teaching are avaliable for people who major in theater?

I am a high school junior who is deeply interested in musical theater. Due to the difficulty in maintaining a steady job within the acting field, i'd like to know about other alternative jobs that are still directly related to theater. #college #jobs #major #acting #actor #theater...

#opportunities

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Ricardo T. Jan 25, 2012 1866 views

What are some good places for scholarships?

I am a junior in high school and I've always been concerned if I will have enough money to fund my education in college. That is why I've been skimming on the web for good scholarships but don't find many that fall in my category, especially in science and math. Fast-web hasn't helped me much...

#scholarships #money #college

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SebastianOppNet2017 . Jan 24, 2012 2632 views

What are some majors that are required (or recommended) in order to become a successful accountant?

I have been interested in Business, Finance and most importantly Accounting. I am asking this question because I was always curious on what specific majors are required. I don't know if this varies depending on the type of accountant but I would like to know of the majors that would cover most...

#finance #accountant #accounting #college #majors #career-paths #business