Career Questions tagged Freshman

What are some resources you wish you had known about when you first started college?

I am about to begin college, and I want to be prepared. Are there any resources for film related studies that you wished you knew about sooner? #film #firstyear #freshman #videoproduction #filmproduction #videoediting...

#collegegraduate

4

Jennifer Paschal’s Avatar Lisette Miranda’s Avatar Alexandra Polk’s Avatar Lindsey Murphy’s Avatar
Active Nov 27 '18 at 09:53 PM

4 answers

Posted by Rebecca M.’s Avatar Rebecca M.
Jennifer Paschal’s Avatar
Jennifer Paschal | Technology Development Program - Engineer I Always look to see if you can find your textbooks somewhere ...

What advice can you give to someone who is an introvert and just started college?

5

Katelyn Redlin’s Avatar Sally Kammer’s Avatar Ryan Fekete’s Avatar Jennifer Tomasetti’s Avatar +1
Active Nov 27 '18 at 09:46 PM

5 answers

Posted by Chrissell Joy A.’s Avatar Chrissell Joy A.
Katelyn Redlin’s Avatar
Katelyn Redlin | Customer Service Senior Analyst Hi Chrissell! I too felt very intimidated by going to college ...
Ilene Slatko’s Avatar
Ilene Slatko | Financial Literacy educator and coach Hi Rachel, congratulations for getting into college. I remember how different ...
Odina Ellis’s Avatar
Odina Ellis | Advertising & Marketing Communications Senior at Johnson & ... Hey Christian,Having an affordable education is definitely worth the process of ...

What would you recommend when trying to make connections with faculty?

As an incoming freshman, I've heard a lot about the importance of making connections with your professors if you want good recommendations or opportunities. What are some tips on how to do that (besides being a respectful and good student)? #student #college #professor...

#freshman

3

Christine Feghali’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar Jennifer Tomasetti’s Avatar
Active Nov 27 '18 at 10:22 PM

3 answers

Posted by Kayleigh K.’s Avatar Kayleigh K.
Christine Feghali’s Avatar
Christine Feghali | MBA | Leadership Development Program at AT&T Hi Kayleigh, That's a great question and it's awesome that you're ...

Is it hard to do work-study in freshman year?

Especially as a student athlete I'm wondering if I'll really have much time aside from classes, practice, and work. #work #athlete #work-study...

#freshman

3

Marie Avunjian’s Avatar Jennifer Tomasetti’s Avatar Marsella Sanudo’s Avatar
Active Nov 27 '18 at 09:55 PM

3 answers

Posted by Kayleigh K.’s Avatar Kayleigh K.
Marie Avunjian’s Avatar
Marie Avunjian | Recruiting @ Airbnb Hi Kayleigh!Freshman year can be tough. I suggest focusing on your ...

What are things I can do as a freshman in high school to prepare for college?

#freshman # college-preparation...

#high-school

1

Odina Ellis’s Avatar
Active Sep 15 '18 at 03:02 AM

1 answers

Posted by Kenneth R.’s Avatar Kenneth R.
Odina Ellis’s Avatar
Odina Ellis | Advertising & Marketing Communications Senior at Johnson & ... Hey Kenneth,During freshman year there isn't a lot that counts academically ...

Will being apart of an Honors College give me career opportunities during and after college?

I'm entering my freshman year of high school and was thinking about trying to get into an Honors College. Is the extra work on my gpa to get into an Honors College worth possibly not having as many extra curricula's on my resume? #honorscollege #highschool #freshman...

#gpa

1

Tasha Butler’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '18 at 02:12 AM

1 answers

Posted by Riley D.’s Avatar Riley D.
Tasha Butler’s Avatar
Tasha Butler | Training and Development Wow Riley! Honors college is a great honor. It definitely will ...

what i should do about studying

about how much or long should I be studying. #study...

#freshman

0

Active Aug 11 '18 at 07:31 PM

0 answers

Posted by Yasmin B.’s Avatar Yasmin B.

How did you feel about starting college in the spring semester?

I got into and decided on my first choice school, but I got into a program where you start in January and then catch-up to everyone during a summer semester abroad. I'm really excited about all of that, but now that the summer is almost over and most of my friends are gearing up to go away and...

#freshman #college #school #springsemesterstart #springstart

2

Michelle Marotta’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Aug 14 '18 at 10:52 PM

2 answers

Posted by Emily B.’s Avatar Emily B.
Michelle Marotta’s Avatar
Michelle Marotta | Certified Life Coach Hello, Emily B. I started college in the Spring semester. I ...

Music Education Time Management

Incoming Freshman with a Major in Music Education with concerns about time management. I have heard it is a stressful major and would like any supportive comments and advice to better prepare myself for Fall Semester. #music #time-management #choral #freshman...

#teaching

1

Alex F’s Avatar
Active Jul 29 '18 at 12:27 AM

1 answers

Posted by Katelynn E.’s Avatar Katelynn E.
Alex F’s Avatar
Alex F | Self-Employed Musician Majoring in any aspect of music is difficult. While the rest ...

Do you have any advice pertaining to how to make the most of a freshman summer program?

I'm doing a summer program that allows me to get 13 credit hours before the rest of the freshman. I think it will be a fantastic way for me to get to know campus before 'real' school begins. This means a smaller, more individualized class size, but it also means a shorter term. Should I...

#summer-programs #freshman

0

Active Apr 27 '18 at 02:12 AM

0 answers

Posted by Lexi L.’s Avatar Lexi L.

Is it harder to earn scholarships once you're in college?

Many of the scholarships I've applied to recently I've noticed are only provided for High School seniors. This makes me wonder... are most scholarships specifically for high school seniors or is there also a good range of scholarships for college students. #scholarships #college #freshman...

#financial-aid

1

Kamilah DeBoest’s Avatar
Active Apr 03 '18 at 06:13 PM

1 answers

Posted by Cody C.’s Avatar Cody C.
Kamilah DeBoest’s Avatar
Kamilah DeBoest | AT&T CSR - Business and Logistics Management / ... No it is not hard to earn a scholarship in college ...

How can I prepare for college and living away from my parents?

I am one of the only people in my family, the first child, to go to college. We do not know what to expect. How can I start preparing for this change that is about to occur? This will also be the first time I am going to be away from my parents; I will be living in a dorm. How can I get...

#freshman #emotional

1

Ashish Malhotra’s Avatar
Active Mar 27 '18 at 06:45 PM

1 answers

Posted by Nicole A.’s Avatar Nicole A.
Ashish Malhotra’s Avatar
Ashish Malhotra | Author Hellos,Dear I was very homesick child and I decided that I ...

Aboout how many classes should one expect to take in a semester in college?

Taking 6-7 classes in a row in one day for high school can be a grueling task, but I have heard that most people take far fewer in college with breaks in between. What should I expect going into freshman year? #class...

#freshman

2

Gayle Melges’s Avatar Philip Tolbert’s Avatar
Active Mar 15 '18 at 09:04 PM

2 answers

Posted by Zach R.’s Avatar Zach R.
Gayle Melges’s Avatar
Gayle Melges | Center Operations & Programs Manager at USO Denver <span style="color: rgb(67, 58, 83); background-color: transparent;">I agree with Philip. 4 ...

What are some secret tips for an inbound college student?

I need some advice on this from real college students, past or present ! Any advice would be great! #college...

#freshman

1

Kushaan Shah’s Avatar
Active Jan 24 '18 at 10:32 PM

1 answers

Posted by Lauren C.’s Avatar Lauren C.
Kushaan Shah’s Avatar
Kushaan Shah | Product Manager at NGP VAN Hi Lauren, You'll probably hear a lot of different answers as ...

What are some good study habits to adopt?

As a freshman in college I feel like my study habits are lacking. I feel as if I could be doing more or doing it better. What techniques can I use to better educate myself? #studying #college...

#freshman

1

Gayle Melges’s Avatar
Active Mar 15 '18 at 09:41 PM

1 answers

Posted by Diana G.’s Avatar Diana G.
Gayle Melges’s Avatar
Gayle Melges | Center Operations & Programs Manager at USO Denver When I was in college, I felt the same way, and ...

What are some tips to stay organized during freshman year of college?

I will be a freshman in college next year, and I don't want to become overwhelmed and begin to be unorganized. #ncat #biology...

#freshman

1

Herman Liu’s Avatar
Active Sep 24 '17 at 12:49 AM

1 answers

Posted by Zhiana M.’s Avatar Zhiana M.
Herman Liu’s Avatar
Herman Liu | Clinical Trial Management Associate Hi Zhiana, I was in the same boat as you before ...

Should I join a fraternity ?

I'm not sure what it's about or even what frats do #freshman #lost #college #fraternity...

#greek-life

2

Paul Gullatte’s Avatar Herman Liu’s Avatar
Active Jan 03 at 09:06 PM

2 answers

Posted by Abraham R.’s Avatar Abraham R.
Paul Gullatte’s Avatar
Paul Gullatte | Senior Compliance Associate Joining a fraternity is an excellent way to make friends and ...

How to get a job in writing online?

I'm a freshman (9th grade) in high school, and since summer is coming, I wanted to get a job. I'm having a bit of trouble trying to find jobs that don't require a degree and such. Update: With your guys' advice, I've decided to enter some writing contests and hope for exposure and maybe...

#high-school #english #journalism #writing #american #summer-job #job-application #freshman #career-details

6

Vernon Turner’s Avatar Lindsey Manning-Djabbari’s Avatar Mark Wagner’s Avatar Shruti Murthy’s Avatar +2
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

6 answers

Posted by Nitya J.’s Avatar Nitya J.
Vernon Turner’s Avatar
Vernon Turner | Independent Writing and Editing Professional Why on-line? Do you have a business plan? How much money ...

Should freshmen look into internships?

I am only a first year in college and am deciding whether to continue with my well paying nannying job or boost my resume with an internship. #jobs #internships...

#freshman

2

Setia Budiman’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Feb 27 '18 at 01:06 PM

2 answers

Posted by Trish R.’s Avatar Trish R.
Setia Budiman’s Avatar
Setia Budiman | Dell Business Operations (DBO) Talent Programs - Rotation ... Hi, anything you do helps you to make new experiences and ...

Any tips for an incoming college freshman student whose majoring in biology?

I'm currently stressing at the moment because I'm weak at chemistry so it worries me for it could be an obstacle for me to get my biology degree. #college #biology #school #chemistry...

#freshman

1

Janine Kafouros Bartling’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:33 PM

1 answers

Posted by Myan N.’s Avatar Myan N.
Janine Kafouros Bartling’s Avatar
Janine Kafouros Bartling | Rocky Shores Primary Relief Keeper -at Utah's Hogle ... Stop stressing!! In the rest of your schooling, you will find ...

What are the best tips for freshman college students that plan on attending medical school in the future?

I want to become a doctor one day and do not want to cheat myself out of any opportunities. #college #medical #freshman #college-major...

#higher-education

1

Monica Yuk’s Avatar
Active Oct 21 '17 at 04:10 PM

1 answers

Posted by Salote H.’s Avatar Salote H.
Monica Yuk’s Avatar
Monica Yuk | Sales Manager The best way to get started is getting involved so you ...

What's the biggest difference and hardest adjustment transitioning from high school to college?

I'm and upcoming senior and I wanted to be prepared for the transition #college #student #college-bound...

#freshman

4

Kelsey Peterson’s Avatar Richard Lopez’s Avatar Felicia G Meadows’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:29 PM

4 answers

Posted by jasmyn B.’s Avatar jasmyn B.
Kelsey Peterson’s Avatar
Kelsey Peterson | Marketing Manager, Verizon Wireless The hardest adjustment for me was the amount of studying and ...

Am I better off declaring a major as soon as I enter college or waiting until the end of sophomore year?

I am an international student starting an US college in Fall this year and I want to know if there are better advantages for one option or the other! #college #major #freshman...

#sophomore

3

Stephanie Z.’s Avatar Heidi Bailey’s Avatar Wael Al-Rihawi’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:28 PM

3 answers

Posted by Aye Marie C.’s Avatar Aye Marie C.
Stephanie Z.’s Avatar
Stephanie Z. | Marketer & Communicator Hi, Aye Marie, It depends completey on you. What type of ...

What are college parties like?

I might go to them #college #freshman...

#party

2

Raven Quinones’s Avatar Arghya Roy’s Avatar
Active Mar 28 '18 at 10:00 PM

2 answers

Posted by Karlie S.’s Avatar Karlie S.
Raven Quinones’s Avatar
Raven Quinones | Tutor at Varsity Tutors Karlie this question isn't one that's going to get one answer, ...

What is the most important thing about your freshman year of college?

Next year I will start my freshman year of college. #college...

#freshman

2

Christie Ting’s Avatar Monica Cho’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:24 PM

2 answers

Posted by Kelly  B.’s Avatar Kelly B.
Christie Ting’s Avatar
Christie Ting | Account Associate Taking as many classes across multiple disciplines and divisions as possible. ...

What are the best ways to prepare for college, and the #1 tip for a Freshman?

I start college in the Fall! My emotions consist of excitement, nervousness, a bit anxious, but mostly extremely enthusiastic! What would be the #1 tip for a freshman who wants to succeed throughout college, and feel prepared when launching off to leave? #college #studying-tips #freshman...

#new

3

Jenny Newman’s Avatar Andrea Rodgers’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Feb 27 '18 at 01:06 PM

3 answers

Posted by Cara-Ann S.’s Avatar Cara-Ann S.
Jenny Newman’s Avatar
Jenny Newman | Sr. Global Social Media Training Strategy & Design Hello again Cara-Ann! I am so excited for you! YAY COLLEGE! ...

If I pursue a business degree, but also want a communications degree to immerse me into a desired career environment, which communications degree should I pursue?

I am a college freshman. I don't have a definitive answer for what I want to do for the rest of my life. A business degree has a lot of versatility and flexibility. I also want to major (or minor) in communications to compliment my business degree. By obtaining both degrees, I hope to be more...

#business #degree #entertainment #university #college-major #communications #college #freshman #tourism

3

Chris Quagliata’s Avatar Wael Al-Rihawi’s Avatar Christy Loerzel’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:14 PM

3 answers

Posted by Zoe J.’s Avatar Zoe J.
Chris Quagliata’s Avatar
Chris Quagliata | PIMCO Investments LLC Zoe, Your current situation is not too dissimilar from mine when ...

I want to be in a certain career environment (entertainment/tourism), but also want to have the option of working with businesses. What type of communications degree should I choose?

I am a college freshman. I don't have a definitive answer for what I want to do for the rest of my life. A business degree has a lot of versatility and flexibility. I also want to major (or minor) in communications to compliment my business degree. By obtaining both degrees, I hope to be more...

#major #business #career #transfer #communications #college #undecided #freshman

2

BluJean Casey, M.A., NCC’s Avatar Kristin Schrader’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:14 PM

2 answers

Posted by Zoe J.’s Avatar Zoe J.
BluJean Casey, M.A., NCC’s Avatar
BluJean Casey, M.A., NCC | Ambitious Counseling Professional Open to New Opportunities These are all great questions and it sounds like you really ...

Over 59,000 students, educators, and professionals are discussing their career paths on CareerVillage.

Join us

icon-country-tagsCurrently showing results for: Global (all countries) (change)

Ask a question