Career Questions tagged Financial Services

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Mariya T. Aug 21, 2018

What are some methods to reduce the cost of medical school/pay off debt effectively?

Even though medical school is several years away for me, I would like to be prepared in advance. I've seen that med school is quite the hassle in terms of finances and debt, but that the result is worth it, including the income from a residency after med school. Are there any other ways to...

#psychology #financial-services #medical-school #medicine #graduate-school #premed #psychiatry #debt #school

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Mariya T. Aug 21, 2018

Will having my own student income negatively influence my eligibility of financial aid?

Recently, I've been researching the costs of attendance at various colleges and universities, mainly private institutions. Through my research, I've discovered that even though the sticker price is quite high, these universities provide their students with hefty amounts of financial aid and...

#financial-services #job-search #financial-aid #student

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Nata J. May 01, 2018

What should I do? Need your advice

I was accepted to a few Colleges that I really like, but Financial aid didn't cover the full cost. My financial situation isn't great. What should I do? #college #financial-services...

#financial-aid

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Joshua M. Jan 17, 2018

Do you have any resources for identifying different types of jobs after receiving a degree in finance

I will be attending a college in Michigan to obtain a degree in Finance, but I am not for certain what all type of jobs would be available in that field, other than financial services. I am curious to see what else I might be able to do with this degree. #finance #business #college...

#financial-services

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Sean D. Mar 27, 2018

I have been searching forskilled trade scholarships since October 2017. Very few exist despite workforce need in trades. Could anyone here share info about opportunities you've found?

Despite the critical shortage of skilled tradespeople in the American workforce, very few scholarships exist for students who want to attend vocational school or attend college for training in applied technologies. I know - I've been seeking scholarships since October 2017, for my Fall 2018...

#financial-services #skilled-trades #welding #scholarships

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Caroline (Skyler) G. Mar 27, 2018

Is it more worth it to apply for and/or receive a large amount of small scholarships or a small amount of large scholarships?

It is very time consuming and tedious to apply for one hundred low-value scholarships, but it is difficult for me to write essays for the prompts associated with higher-value scholarships. #scholarships #college-advice #college...

#financial-services

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Brittany S. Mar 27, 2018

Can you appeal for more financial aid? If so, how?

I want to get the maximum amount of financial aid possible because I am scared I will be in loads of debt. #debt #student-debt ##debtfree #financial-aid...

#financial-services

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Katelynn K. Mar 19, 2018

How can I get more scholarships?

I apply for scholarships, but never seem to get them, I was wondering what I could do to improve my chances. #scholarships...

#financial-services

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Katelynn K. Mar 19, 2018

How can I get more financial aid?

My family is middle class so we aren't able to qualify for any extra money, and we have bad credit, so we aren't able to apply for any loans. Any suggestions besides scholarships? #financial-services...

#money

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liz D. Mar 19, 2018

How do I get more financial aid?

I am registered for websites that show me available scholarships like Cappex, but I still have a very large sum of money per year that I will need to be paying because I am paying for college on my own....

#financial-services

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kelsi P. Jan 23, 2018

What happens in the Bachelor's degree and can't fund it anymore?

I am getting my bachelor's degree and I can't fund it with financial aid anymore so I am wondering how others have done this type of education and have been turned down by financial aid....

#financial-services

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Alexander B. Jan 22, 2018

How will an undergraduate business degree in finance compare with a degree in economics from schools that do not offer undergraduate business majors like top ranked ivies?

As a senior in high school I've applied primarily to business schools interested in pursuing a degree in finance and/or information systems. However, at many "elite" universities like the Ivy Leagues, undergraduate business degrees are not offered. The closest equivalent seems to be economics,...

#financial-services #finance #degree-selection #business

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Chase S. Jan 16, 2018
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Kim B. Jan 16, 2018

Should I choose a school based upon preference or financial needs?

I am a senior that is going into computer science. I really love this one college but I also know my finances should be taken into consideration. I am told I will get the same degree regardless but at the same time I know this is the school I really want to go to. What should I do? #college...

#financial-services #college-advice #college-selection

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Ismar C. Jan 16, 2018

What if the College of your dreams accepts you, but the college you know you should go to does not?

I have been accepted into the school of my dreams which happens to be the best school for engineering in the country. However, it costs significantly more than my second-choice school -almost three times more- However, my second-choice school, which is the one that my family can afford, did not...

#financial-services #college #engineering

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Madeline G. Jan 16, 2018
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Abby L. Nov 23, 2017

Can I turn down my ED school if the financial aid package isn't sufficient?

If I were to apply early somewhere (with a binding agreement) and then accepted, would I have the opportunity to turn them down if it turns out I can't afford it? What's the protocol? #college #financial-aid #financial-services #money...

#early-decision

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Ben L. Oct 09, 2017

How do I start investing in the Stock Market?

I want to learn how to make a second stream of income. I am currently in my 4th-year of college. I want to develop my assets so I will have a lot of money for the future. I do have a bit of capital to start off with and I am not afraid of assuming risk. How do I best use it? #money #finance...

#financial-services #business #investment-banking #investment-management

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Ben L. Oct 09, 2017

How can I start day trading?

I am going to graduate college in 2 semesters. I want to want to earn a second stream of income while working a full-time job after I'm graduating. Is it doable to do both? I want to start building up my assets as soon as I can. I have a bit of free time in the morning right now so I would...

#finance #money #financial-services #business #investment-management

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Ian P. Mar 15, 2016

What is the responsibilty of a tax manager at an investment management company?

I recently heard of this job title, and I'm thinking about pursuing an accounting degree in college. Can you help me understand what your job is like? What do you do? Are you an accountant? #finance #financial-services #investment-management #investing...

#tax

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Mounia M. Mar 17, 2017

Do employers like reading Functional or Chronological resumes more?

Does the type of resume you have work better for different industries? I have a functional resume that I use in the financial services industry and a chronological resume that I use for non-profits is my method fine? #jobs #financial-services #resume-writing #nonprofits...

#job-application

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Angelina P. Jul 10, 2017

How much time do you have to make a first impression?

I know that first impressions matter, that they are extremely important. Does anyone know exactly how long you have to make a first impression? Thank you! #marketing-and-advertising #information-technology-and-services #financial-services...

#customer-service

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Carlos E. Feb 23, 2017

How can I find an internship for business or finance?

I'm a High school junior and really want to pursue a career in business or finance. I want an internship to gain experience and show an my interest to colleges. I know I'm young but is there any hope in finding a position like that? #business #finance #business-management #financial-services...

#investment-banking #investment-management

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Angelina P. Feb 08, 2017

If you could go back in time and tell your younger-self one thing, what would it be?

What one piece of advice would you want to tell your younger self? Would it be something about jobs and careers, losses and struggles, life and love? What would it be? #business #medicine #marketing #financial-services #social-media #marketing-and-advertising #strategy...

#customer-service

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Albert P. Jan 15, 2017

Is it a good idea to work part-time in college?

I'm currently thinking about getting a part-time job or participating in a work-study while I'm at school. I could use the money to help pay for my textbooks and for my living expenses, but I'm concerned that my grades will suffer as a consequence. What was your experience working part-time...

#job-search #money #financial-services #financial-planning #college #work-life-balance

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Hashir A. Nov 10, 2016

Private Loans vs. Federal Loans. What are the pros and cons?

From what I can understand there are many types of loans for undergraduate or graduate school. Can anyone explain why I should choose a federal loan over a private loan or vice versa? #college #finance #financial-services #student-loans #federal-government...

#fafsa

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Bradley T. Nov 07, 2016

Is it better to major in Finance or Accounting if you want to be an investment banker? What college courses should they take in order to do extremely well?

I have been reading a lot of articles about how to get into the investment banking industry and how valuable a knowledge in finance and economics is but I wanted to know if accounting could still bring some value. #financial-services #investment-banking #financial-accounting...

#investment-banker

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Emily G. Oct 19, 2016

Do I have to reapply or resubmit fafsa applications each year I attend college?

I'm going to need financial aid, and hopefully the process will be simple! #financial-services #fafsa...

#process

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Michael G. Sep 28, 2016

How do you build up your credit score?

I want in the future to walk into an establishment, with them knowing that payment is coming.Not only that but, giving me what is consider above average waiting time to make a first payment? #financial-services #japan #public-relations #corporate-finance #coordinator...

#change-agent

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Karen P. Aug 29, 2016

How do I apply for scholarships?

I am going into my junior year of high school and I need to start preparing for college very soon. My family isn't well off and so I will definitely have to take out student loans in order to pay off my college debt. I am not too familiar with how scholarships work. My brother is 4 years older...

#scholarship #financial-services #tuition #college #student #scholarships

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ESSENCE B. May 13, 2016

What's the possibility of me going to school with as little loans as possible?

I got accepted into my dream school yet financing is a huge problem....

#financial-services

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Duaa O. May 11, 2016

Easiest way to get scholarships?

What are some scholarships that I can receive that aren't competitive and I could easily get? Any tips on financial aid/scholarships would be great #college #money #scholarships #financial-services...

#financial-aid

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Everette G. Mar 17, 2016

How long do I have to go to school to become a financial planner?

I'm debating majoring in finance when I go to college, but I don't know if I can become a financial planner straight out of college. I want to get my MBA, but I want to work as a finanical planner for a few years between undergraduate and graduate school. #finance #financial-services...

#financial-planning #investing #investment-management

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Lindsay G. Mar 17, 2016

Are there marketing jobs at investment management companies?

I want to work as a social media marketer, but I don't know what if there are social media marketers at investment companies. I'd imagine everyone needs a social media marketer nowadays? #finance #marketing #financial-services #investment-management #investing #social-media...

#social-media-marketing

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Karan J. Mar 17, 2016

Did you have a mentor growing up who helped you get to where you are in finance? How did you find your mentor? Should I have more than one?

I find investment management really interesting, but sometimes this stuff is over my head. I talk with my accounting teacher about the stock market and investment strategies, but sometimes there are things he doesn't know. #finance #financial-services...

#investment-management

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Danica P. Mar 17, 2016

How applicable is a psychology degree to the world of business?

I want to study psychology in college, but I also want to make sure I can get a good job with decent pay in business. Is this possible, or should I reconsider my college major? #business #finance #financial-services #investment-management #investing...

#pyschology

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Percy J. Mar 17, 2016

Are there any similarities between real estate investing and stock market investing?

I want to learn both, so I was wondering if there are any similarities that overlap so that I don't have to learn two completely different investment types. #finance #financial-services #investment-management #real-estate...

#real-estate-investing

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Geoffrey B. Mar 17, 2016

When did you know you wanted to work in the financial services industry, and what was it that helped you make that decision?

I don't know what I want to do for a living, but I like math and I like studying the stock market. How do I know if I'll like working as an investment manager? #finance #financial-services #investment-management #investing...

#financial-planning

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Kate T. Mar 17, 2016

What was the hardest professoinal decision you've ever had to make, and how did it get you to where you are today?

I know life is full of difficult decisions, but how do you know which decision is the right one? I'm having trouble deciding whether to go to school to get my BS in finance or pursue my dream of acting. #finance #financial-services #investment-management...

#investing

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Terri N. Mar 17, 2016

Do you need to an MBA to get a job in finance?

I want to work in the finanical services industry when I graduate from college, but I'm still not sure whether or not I should go on to get my MBA. Is it necessary? Will it award me more opportunities? #finance #financial-services #investment-management #investing...

#mba

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Tessa C. Mar 17, 2016

Are there any other degrees besides accounting that will allow me to still work as an investment manager?

I know working in the financial services industry requires a lot of math and accounting skills, but I would like to study something other than accounting. Would it be wise for me to study something other than accounting? #college #finance #accounting #financial-services #investment-management...

#investing