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Angelika K. Dec 08, 2020 468 views

What classes would I require to become a successful Marine Biologist?

I'm a 9th grader (freshman) who has just started High school! I find marine biology VERY fascinating, I watch many shows about Marine Biology like SeaWorld's "Ocean mysteries". So I was curious to what required classes are needed to get a degree in Marine Biology since I aspire to become a...

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Rebecca M. Oct 08, 2018 375 views

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...


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Kayleigh K. Aug 20, 2018 444 views

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...


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Kayleigh K. Aug 20, 2018 353 views

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...


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Kenneth R. Aug 17, 2018 352 views
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Riley D. Aug 14, 2018 282 views

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...


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Yasmin B. Aug 11, 2018 314 views
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Emily B. Aug 10, 2018 306 views

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...

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Katelynn E. Jul 25, 2018 395 views

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...


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Lexi L. Apr 27, 2018 284 views

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 take...

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Cody C. Apr 03, 2018 286 views

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...


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Nicole A. Mar 25, 2018 352 views

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...

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Zach R. Mar 15, 2018 340 views

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...


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Lauren C. Jan 24, 2018 362 views

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...


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Diana G. Jan 16, 2018 359 views

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...


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Salote H. May 24, 2016 631 views

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 medicine freshman college-major...


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Abraham R. Aug 31, 2017 508 views

Should I join a fraternity ?

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


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Zhiana M. Sep 01, 2017 489 views

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...


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Nitya J. May 30, 2017 1076 views

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 some...

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Trish R. Oct 17, 2016 671 views

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...


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Myan N. May 28, 2016 600 views

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...


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jasmyn B. May 23, 2016 1307 views

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...


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Aye Marie C. May 22, 2016 697 views

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...


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Karlie S. May 18, 2016 764 views