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What is the career option for English Literature Students

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Active Oct 04 '18 at 12:58 PM

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Is an English degree as flexible as the professors say it is?

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Active Oct 07 '18 at 09:16 PM

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What are good majors to pair with English Literature for a double major?

I'm really wanting to go into English Literature during college, but I think perhaps it would be wise to get a double major, for practicality and broader scope of career, but I'm not sure which major would be best to go into to supplement/compliment my Literature degree. #english #double-major...

#majors #college-major

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Active Sep 14 '18 at 09:25 PM

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Where could one intern who is an English major?

I've been considering applying for several schools that would require internships for me to complete my degree, and I would like to take as much advantage of this opportunity as possible. I'm primarily interested in a career involving the literary arts. Are there any particular types of places...

#double-major #internships #literature #english

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Active Sep 14 '18 at 09:21 PM

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Tamasyn Clare | "Whether it’s her first time or her tenth, ... Hi Sara, check out www.internships.com which can be sorted by area.

Is it hard to get accepted into the TEFL program?

I want to teach in Asia, is it hard to receive your TEFL certificate? #tefl...

#english

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Active Sep 15 '18 at 09:20 PM

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Tamasyn Clare | "Whether it’s her first time or her tenth, ... I believe different countries have different requirements however you can read ...
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Won Choi | Solutions Manager If you lived in US for longer than 4 years with ...

How can I know if becoming an editor is right for me?

As a kid, I always wanted to become an author. Now that I'm older, I'm more interested in editing at a publishing company. When friends have given me their writing to look over, I enjoy cleaning up the grammar as well as improving the flow and phrasing. However, since this has been my dream for...

#career #publishing #writing #editor #english

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Active Oct 09 '18 at 04:48 PM

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Posted by Emmalee B.’s Avatar Emmalee B.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Getting to know yourself and how your personality traits relate to ...

What steps should I take to become an editor?

Eventually I want to edit books for a living. Right now I'm a senior in high school. I plan on majoring in English once in college. Where do I go from there? #editor #writing #english...

#literature

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Active Dec 04 '18 at 02:07 PM

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Posted by Emmalee B.’s Avatar Emmalee B.
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Tamasyn Clare | "Whether it’s her first time or her tenth, ... The first steps if you’re still at high school would be ...

What's a good major to pursue if you have an AA degree in Health Sciences General Studies and you enjoy subjects involving English/Writing?

By 18, if I work hard enough, I should have an AA degree in Health Sciences General Studies, though now I'm wondering if I still want to pursue a career focused entirely on health. I've always struggled with math, which as I've found is quite involved in this field, making me reconsider my...

#professionals #liberalarts #linguistics #healthcareer #creativewriting #english #journalism #debating #writing #professors #career #health #communications #general #opentoideas

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Active Dec 05 '18 at 08:15 PM

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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education There are a lot of avenues within the healthcare field that ...

What would be the best strategy to conquer a double major?

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Active Aug 30 '18 at 12:45 AM

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Taylor Williams | Graduate The best advice I can give on being a double major ...

What kind of tech was helpful for you when you were starting out your career?

I want to be an editor, so nothing too fancy, right? #career-options #tech #english...

#reading

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Active Jul 19 '18 at 12:54 AM

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School Supplies

So I will be starting college this next semester however I will be taking all my classes online this year, so I want to make sure I’m taking really good notes to pass my finals. What kind of notebooks would you recommend for classes like English 101-102, Biology 223, etc. (Don’t remember all of...

#biology #incomingcollegestudent #general #notetaking #schoolsupplies #english

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Active Aug 24 '18 at 02:01 AM

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Maddisyn,I personally prefer a separate notebook, and pocket folder, for each ...

Should I be fluent in the languages of the countries in which I wish to teach abroad?

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Active Dec 06 '18 at 03:06 AM

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Ana Owen | improvement through education As an English teacher it is not required to know the ...

How can I work as an English teacher and travel the world?

I want to be a TESOL professor, but I want to also be able to provide for myself. #english #tefl...

#teachingabroad

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Active Oct 05 '18 at 05:48 PM

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Cassandra Garita | Associate, Development & Communications at Coro New York ... I served as a Peace Corps Education Volunteer from 2016-2018 and ...

Is journalism a good major?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #college...

#communications #english #journalism #college-major #writing

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Active Dec 05 '18 at 08:34 PM

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Posted by Alexandra C.’s Avatar Alexandra C.
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Alayna Milby Yes! Journalism offers opportunities to travel and meet people from communities ...

How would a copyeditor know which "grammar" to use?

In the English language, there are so many different ways to use grammar, but there aren't any set rules on which ways are correct; it's more just a matter of belief (example: the Oxford comma). I realize that a particular university will teach their own beliefs about grammar, but I'm concerned...

#write #copyeditor #copyedit #grammar #english

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Active Jun 04 '18 at 09:12 PM

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Posted by Destiny M.’s Avatar Destiny M.
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JENNA ZEBROWSKI | Bilingual JD/MBA with compliance and regulatory experience and ... If an organization has a particular "style" that you should use, ...

Do you have any advice for a student who wants to be a novelist?

I will be attending NYU this fall and majoring in English and I hope to be a novelist in the future. #english #writing #novelist #fiction #writer...

#author

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Active Sep 14 '18 at 09:32 PM

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Christy Marx | Writer & Narrative Designer Be prepared to have a day job that will support you ...

What kind of jobs would people with a doctorate in linguistics get?

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Active May 25 '18 at 03:15 PM

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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The area of application of linguistics is very broad. The major ...

What is the best kind of poetry to read if I want to major in English?

I've spent time in AP English Literature and Composition, but I wanted to explore the poetry out there, but I'm not quite sure where to start. #aplit #english #poetry...

#writing

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Active Aug 19 '18 at 02:49 AM

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Jasmine Mccoy Poetry is categorized as “creative writing” and you could have a ...

Which careers should I look into?

My interests include linguistics, english, writing, editing, and psychology. Additionally, I really enjoy learning new things and researching. I also enjoy explaining things to others and tutoring. Are there any careers out there that might suit these interests? #linguistics #english...

#teaching #writing-and-editing #research

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Active Oct 04 '18 at 01:55 AM

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swati kakra | child psychologist my best advice that you can be good in research and ...

What career opportunities are there with a master's degree in English?

I'm about to begin my master's degree in English and want to explore career possibilities....

#english

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Active Apr 04 '18 at 05:13 PM

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Rachel Chace | AmeriCorps Urban Education Fellow, TutorCorps Many colleges provide incredible teaching programs. A few of the best ...

What opportunities are available teaching university-level online English courses?

I'm going to begin a master's degree in English and would like to eventually teach online courses. #english #teaching...

#education

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Active May 10 '18 at 09:54 PM

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Posted by Elisa A.’s Avatar Elisa A.
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Raven Quinones | Tutor at Varsity Tutors Elisa, Thats awesome first off, I love many of my college ...

What do I do if I change my mind about my major?

As of now, I'd like to be an English major and am fairly set on it. However, what if I end up not being as passionate about it as I thought I was? It's scary to think that I may not have the money to change my degree and I can't really afford college as is let alone changing my mind halfway...

#choosing-a-major #finacial #college-major #changing-majors #college #english

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Active Mar 22 '18 at 11:02 PM

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Posted by Ambre M.’s Avatar Ambre M.
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Raven Quinones | Tutor at Varsity Tutors Hi Ambre,I have been in your shoes, I started off as ...

Tips for surviving bad classes and/or horrible teachers?

I'm open to answers from both fellow students and former students for this question! I'm currently taking a literature class, and I absolutely love it, but that's in regards to all the novels on our reading syllabus being outstanding reads and my own innate passion for literature. When it comes...

#essay #bad-classes #books #help #english-literature #writing #bad-teachers #surviving-high-school #tips #reading #advice #high-school-classes #literature #novels #survival #student #class #novel #academic-english #essays #classes #student-advice #english #book

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Active Feb 13 '18 at 04:02 PM

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Posted by Catherine T.’s Avatar Catherine T.
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Rachel Chace | AmeriCorps Urban Education Fellow, TutorCorps Speaking from the perspective of a middle school lit teacher, I ...

How to Become A Journalist?

As a high school junior, I've been thinking more and more about what I want to be when I grow up, and automatically, I knew that I wanted to do something with English. After looking at some of the careers and professions, I came across journalism and think it's great for me! However, one...

#journalism #english

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Active Jan 07 at 01:30 PM

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Sam Seldon | Mechanical Engineer Hello Mia, You would need to go to college and major ...

How competitive is the job market as an English teacher in Japan?

It has always been my dream to move to Japan and as I am going to college my plan is to live there as an English teacher. #japanese #teaching #english #teacher...

#education

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Active Jan 03 at 03:25 AM

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John Lightnin Listi | Facility Technician at The New Toyota Headquarters in ... Not sure. Must be competitive because Japanese business men need professional ...

What is the best way for an aspiring student to get a good job in publishing

I am willing to work my way up#publishing #english...

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Active Mar 03 '18 at 06:24 PM

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Rachel Chace | AmeriCorps Urban Education Fellow, TutorCorps I was able to do some research for you and here ...

What is it like to teach English at the high school and college level?

My goal is to become an English teacher. I was planning on pursuing high school but someone suggested college. Since I haven't been to college yet I don't know what teachers are like there. Hearing about different experiences from teaching different levels would help me decide which I would...

#higher-education #college-jobs #women-in-higher-ed #education #english

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Active Sep 14 '18 at 09:49 PM

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William Samela | Sr. Associate | myAdminConcierge | PwC | Administrative ... Hi Sabrina, Great question! I'm not an English Teacher myself, but ...

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