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Raylee B.’s Avatar
Raylee B. Aug 22, 2018 261 views

What should I expect my first week of college?

Is the first week as overwhelming as many say it is?...


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Joseph Z. Aug 17, 2018 347 views

Is it a bad idea to wait until after college to get my first "real" job?

Other than working a bit with my parents on their retail business and running a few small chess camps, I have no work experience and little income coming in. Will that hurt me in the long run when finding a job after college? FirstJob Career...


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Ajani B. Aug 13, 2018 242 views

Is it safe to take gap years for internships

Most people drop out to pursue a job opportunity, but I would prefer not to go down that path however is it recommended to go through with a presented job/internship or to continue with school until the very end? career...


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Steven A. Aug 11, 2018 732 views

How hard is it to be Pharmacist?

I am attending college in less than a month and I'm majoring in Pharmacy. Is it hard? Is there any advice for me inorder for me to succeed. chemistry pharmacy pharmacist pharmacists pharmaceuticals...


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Randi M. Aug 07, 2018 255 views

I am a shy person, however, people don't believe me. How do I get people to actually understand my frustrations and challenges of being a shy individual?

experience I have a very hard time when it comes to talking to adults, specifically when in school and classroom...

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Denia P. Apr 12, 2018 289 views

I am on the 12th grade and I should expect when working in a clinic as an orthodontist?

I plan on going to the medical field this one in particular and I don’t have any experience on it. I am a friendly person, I enjoy talking and listening to people, reading etc . orthodontist experience clinic doctor medicine...


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Ciara G. May 16, 2018 398 views

What kind of experience are photography magazines looking for?

I know what I want to do specifically but I am not sure what I will need for my future after college and beyond a degree. Are there any characteristics that business's are looking for? Do I need to have multiple connections in order to get a foot in the door? futurejob experience nationalgeo...

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Claudette L. May 29, 2018 316 views

Is there still age discrimination in the workforce?

I have read that for people over 50 it is hard to find a job. What are the chances of me finding a good job after graduation based on my age? discrimination, experiencevsyouth experience workforce...


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kassie R. Jul 11, 2018 475 views

what is the most imporant thing to consider when trying to become an educational leader?

I would like to know what things there are that i should consider the most about trying to educationally lead kids or troubled teens in the right direction without giving off the vibe that i don't understand what these kids are going through or have gone through whether it been in school or...

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Alexandra C. Jun 20, 2018 602 views

How much do internships pay?

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...

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Karlie W. Jun 13, 2018 504 views

What are some of the best majors for students looking to attend medical school?

I know science majors are the most common, but what are some others that would be considered successful psychology experience school undergrad med-school...


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Ryan W. May 23, 2018 293 views

If an opportunity came up for me to leave college early and be a professional in the field I want, should I take it or stay in school?

I am hoping to establish lots of connections in the field, and maybe even have an offer. If it is a good one, should I stay in school or leave and take it? experience school...


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koray A. Jan 16, 2018 469 views

What is the benefit of a college degree compared to real life training?

who will have the advantage? someone who spends four years in the work force vs someone who spent 4 years in college to obtain a degree when looking for a career? college experience career-development career-preparation working...


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LaRon J. Jan 16, 2018 663 views

Can I get a job with no experience?

I am a senior in college to receive a bachelor's degree in accounting. I haven't worked any job in ten years. I have no experience in the accounting field. Will I be able to find work in my field? accounting college experience...


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Damien C. Apr 20, 2018 373 views

What are the perks and the most common problems of internship?

College education is enriching but it lacks some concrete aspects of how a certain job actually takes places on a daily basis. Usually, nowadays, when applying from a job, it is better considered if you have already had an experience in the field. Internship, therefore, cannot be overlooked....

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Faith B. Mar 20, 2018 348 views

What is something that a lot of college alumni have about not in your college years?

I would like to read off of everyone's experiences in college because I do not want to miss out on anything in college and regret it later. Since you only get the college experience once, so I want to make the best out of it. experience...


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Julia A. Aug 13, 2016 555 views

What is the best public university in California for Musical Theatre?

I am applying to colleges to pursue a degree in Theatre Arts/Musical Theatre. experience music musical-theatre theatre...


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Samantha M. Mar 31, 2018 552 views

Honestly, what is college like?

What is a typical college day like? What do you do? I have some friends who love their college experience and others hate it. I want a holistic but honest idea of college. I am looking forward to it but I just want to know. Everyone's experience is different but I'd still like to know....

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Seneca R. Mar 26, 2018 478 views

Should I go to a more expensive, prestigious school for the experience and opportunities, or take a more affordable route so that I will have less financial burden in the future?

I got accepted to UCLA, however, I am wondering if it is worthwhile to attend UCLA if it means that I will create more debt for myself in the future. I want the diversity, club organizations, experience, and research opportunities that it offers (I am an Undeclared- Life Sciences major at the...

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kayla K. Mar 21, 2018 363 views

what are some good strengths and experiences i may need or want to be a physical therapist?

i have some good qualities for this job but im not very patient, which you should definitely have to be a physical therapist. physical-therapy physical-therapist strengthsandweaknesses...


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Mireia R. Jan 17, 2018 747 views

What should you include in your resume if you're a student with little experience/ skills?

Looking to develop a resume that is effective and stands out, but I'm a high school student without much experience or skills. Are there any things you can include that someone reviewing your resume would find useful to know? Does the fact that I volunteer as a teacher assistant or that I'm...

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Deana A. Jan 09, 2018 477 views

How do I create my own internship opportunity?

This summer I want to pursue an internship in government or nonprofits. In my local area there aren't a lot of opportunities for me, a first year college student. What would be the best way to approach some of the places and people I am interested in working with to create my own internship...

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Ashley H. Dec 08, 2017 589 views

Does having experience outside of your preferred career field do anything to you?

I do not have a lot of experience (job or otherwise) in the field that I am currently pursuing, however I do have experience in areas such as working in a museum, teaching and working in the arts (glass blowing, painting, sewing..). Is there anyway to incorporate those skills in the...

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