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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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Jabari T. Mar 28, 2014 945 views

Which major pays you more when graduating out of college Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering?

I am going to college soon and both these majors in college seem interesting but I just want to get a better future and job by applying to one of those majors college engineering mechanical-engineering...

electrical-engineering

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Sean G. Mar 26, 2014 1214 views

Is it hard to balance a job and a sport you love in college?

I am a wrestler in high school, and I am hoping to get a scholarship for wrestling. But I don't know if it is good idea to do so because I would have to pay rent AND study AND practice. Can I have some advice? college life...

athlete

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Jeff H. Mar 26, 2014 1406 views
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Shadiya T. Mar 26, 2014 824 views

What kind of jobs can microbiologists usually find?

I want to major in biology, specifically I want to be a microbiologist, and I was curious to know what kind of jobs do microbiologists find after college? college biology job-search...

microbiologists

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Alfie B. Mar 26, 2014 12710 views

What should I minor in if I major in mechanical engineering?

I am a high school senior and I am thinking about majoring in mechanical engineering. college engineering career college-major mechanical-engineer...

college-minor

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Sean G. Mar 25, 2014 1308 views

When you graduate college, what job do you usually get?

I am wondering what you do when you leave college (What jobs, housing, life, etc). college...

jobs

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Jeff H. Mar 19, 2014 1133 views

Is it easy to get a job within your college?

For example, I love sports, so I was wondering if it was easy to get a job within the Athletic Department of my University? college jobs sports college-jobs...

athletics

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Jeff H. Mar 19, 2014 941 views

How difficult or easy is the transition from High School to College, especially if you're going out of state?

I live in California, but I am planning to go out of state. I would like to know some of the hardships I need to prepare for. college life-transitions first-year...

out-of-state

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Vincent L. Mar 17, 2014 595 views

How do I decide what college I should get into?

I am a sophomore in highschool and the Cahsee is close. College is a few years away so I need help deciding....

college

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Destinee G. Mar 17, 2014 11451 views

How many years does it take to become a journalist?

If you want to major in journalism, how long would it take and what classes are required for it. college...

journalism

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Jeff H. Mar 17, 2014 1295 views

What are some colleges with really good marketing programs, or business programs in general?

I am really narrowing down my college list right now, and want to know if there are other schools with good business programs that I haven't found out about yet. college business marketing...

programs

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William B. Mar 17, 2014 1063 views

Is going to a 2-year college a good option to get GE credits and then attending a 4-year to receive a degree?

I am a junior in high school and am exploring my options for higher education. I am thinking about attending a 2-year for GE in order to save money. college...

financial-aid

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Arisleily T. Mar 15, 2014 1170 views

Can anyone tell me about their experience of living in college's dorms what did you take away from this experience?

I am curious about the different experiences in living inside a college's dorm. college experience...

life

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Rob J. Mar 14, 2014 1183 views

When/how do you know what you want to do in your future career?

I have lost interest in my previous interests, and I do not know where to start. college career university...

future

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Sofie C. Mar 14, 2014 1100 views

Is the job outlook for a teacher decrease in the upcoming years?

I am current junior that attends a high school where we as students learn the content from internet resources and not from a teacher. This makes me really sad and afraid that what I want to become when I grow up will not exist anymore due to the new technology and computer-based learning.I love...

unemployment education job-outlook careers college

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RS P. Mar 12, 2014 1514 views
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Alexander N. Mar 12, 2014 1051 views

How do work studies work?

What are work studies? All I know are that they are jobs you have in college which seem neat. college career research...

work

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Sofie C. Mar 12, 2014 1882 views

When is the right time to apply for scholarships?

I am a current junior in high school who is very confused about scholarships and how to pay for colleges. People have told me that I need to apply for them in junior year before applying for college but others tell me that I need to wait until after I submit my college applications. Can someone...

medicine scholarships money college financial-aid

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Sofie C. Mar 12, 2014 954 views

What are some ways to pay for my possible Financial Aid Gap?

I am a high school junior who is very excited about going to college and become a doctor with a minor on education but I am concerned that the money will be an obstacle to achieve my goals in life. In my college readiness class we are measuring our possible net price, amount of money we would...

medicine education money college financial-aid

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Norma C. Mar 12, 2014 18723 views

How many times did you change your major in college and how has that affected your career?

I hear a lot of people change their major because they change their interests. I would want to know how if it has affected your career path or if you regret changing majors. college college-major...

career-paths

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Gabby G. Mar 11, 2014 1165 views

Is it better to be college-ready or career ready?

We are talking about this but which is more important? Should one be more required than the other? It's confusing me because we are constantly told that college must be a priority but yet there are places you can get a full-time job by just passing the Work Keys test and get paid a pretty...

priorities career job college career-paths

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Alexis F. Mar 10, 2014 1247 views

What are the advantages of taking a gap-year?

I am intrigued in what people have to say for this because I have thought about taking a year off before I enter college. I am interested in having a career in the medical field, but am also interested in film-making. I was thinking I could either do some volunteer work during this time or...

medicine advice film-making high-school college gap-year

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Alexis F. Mar 10, 2014 1080 views

What tips do you have for a student pursuing a medical career? (Do's/Don'ts?)

I am a high school student and I want to know more about people and their experiences with a health/medical job. What are some challenges you have overcome as a doctor/nurse/physician? What tips do you have while studying in college to working in the workplace? Thank you! college doctor...

medicine nurse advice physician high-school experiences

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James H. Mar 05, 2014 2018 views

How does Going to College Serve a Person today?

Exactly why do we go to college? For the average Joe, Besides having to practically pay their ENTIRE yearly income to attend to college, how does that shiny certificate help you in the future? Exactly how does that separate you from THOUSANDS of OTHER applicants shooting for the same job. To...

general-advice college-advice career help choice college

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Ignacio F. Mar 05, 2014 795 views

Does college name matter when pursuing a career in health?

When health professionals branch out and seek work in clinics, does the college or university matter? When two or more people compete for an open position, will they hire the person with the greatest experience or will they hire the person who went to a better known college? Like, a well known...

health college

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Daniel Z. Mar 05, 2014 1032 views

Does applying for Early Decision or Early Action help your chances?

I am a Junior in high school hoping to apply for colleges really soon. I know about early decision and early action but, what I do not know is does it help you get into colleges. Will the schools consider you more then others because you decided to apply early then normal? college...

decision-making college-applications early-decision early-action

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Martin J. Mar 05, 2014 2607 views

What should I major in if I want to get a career in aviation?

I'm 16 and currently deciding what college I want to go to and what I want to major in, and I have a strong interest in aviation but I can't find a major that would lead me to a career in it. college school major aviation pilot...

academics