Career Questions tagged General

Is there a way for me to add a minor on the common application?

I’ve managed to get established my psychology major and my interest in pre med, but I don’t know if I can add an art minor or if I should submit a portfolio for my minor. I’m applying to 11 schools and I’d just like to make it clear I intend to be involved at whatever school I attend....

#majors-and-minors #college-minor #university #general

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Active Nov 27 at 09:48 PM

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Posted by Brianna M.’s Avatar Brianna M.
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Janet Dalva | Business manager I have never seen that specific line of questioning on a ...

What’s good about being an engineer

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Active Nov 13 at 07:31 PM

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Zak Koster | HTT Contributor Nearly everything you see was made by an engineer directly or ...

How will do I manage my time well in college?

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Active Nov 27 at 07:41 PM

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Brandon Peebler | Team Manager -- First I would take a look at the amount of credit ...

How to be successful with the race & gender inequality?

It's hard enough being a person of color in America & the World . It makes it even more difficult when you're a female. I'm inquiring further knowledge on success stories of WOC defeating all the odds against them and paving the path to their future even after facing so many trials and...

#gender #general #race #social #career-path #education #inequality

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Active Oct 11 at 08:48 PM

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Naimah Allie | CA(SA), CPA - PwC Deals Manager, Project Management ... Hi Ebony,This is a great question and something that is definitely ...

What's the difference between Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering, and Biomechanical Engineering?

I am currently majoring in Biomedical Engineering, however I see these other terms thrown around all the time. I'd like to know if there is a difference or if these terms are simply synonyms. Thanks! #general #anyone #professors #health...

#nanotechnology

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Active Nov 28 at 12:10 AM

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Lisa Walton | Sales Engineer, industrial pumps Evelynn - that's a great question, here's my understanding of these ...

What is the difference between Clinical Psychology and General Psychology?

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Active Sep 20 at 01:41 PM

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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The area of Psychology has many facets, and the most important ...

What are some good general life skills I can learn which will help me succeed at college as a Freshman?

Entering college as a Freshman next year and I want to have my best chance at success #success #college #school #general #leadership...

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Active Nov 30 at 10:45 PM

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Ilene Slatko | Financial Literacy educator and coach Breanna, it's really terrific (and very smart) to begin to prepare ...

What’s the best way to improve on your writing skills ex. Essay

I normally don’t struggle to write, because once I have and idea it all goes fine. I just have trouble coming up with new and exciting things to write about when it comes to personal essays, college essays etc. if you know of any good way to improve my writing as far as vocabulary or formatting...

#creative-writing #general #journalism #author #writing

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Active Aug 15 at 12:25 AM

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Posted by Destiny W.’s Avatar Destiny W.
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Sean O'Donnell | Senior Writer | Manager at PwC 1) Just ask someone. If you need a topic or subject, ...

How soon should I find an internship in my field ?

I'm waiting until the summer of my junior or senior year to apply for internships so I can continue another job I'm committed to. Will that affect my options later on as I pursue a career in Bio-medical Illustration ? #internships #jobs #...

#general

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Active Aug 14 at 12:18 AM

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Posted by Aimee K.’s Avatar Aimee K.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential You should start looking for an internship as soon (the sooner ...

How early should I be as a commuter. To ensure I'm in class on time

#general college classes....

#commuter

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Active Aug 12 at 04:57 PM

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Posted by Marlyse B.’s Avatar Marlyse B.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Marlyse,This sort of depends on the time of day and the ...

How do you know you've picked the right major?

A common question among first years at universities. I initially applied to do performing arts/theatre but I'm now an aerospace engineering major. I'm way happier now so is that an indication I'm in the right place? #general #majors...

#lifechanging

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Active Aug 11 at 09:30 PM

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Posted by Leah D.’s Avatar Leah D.
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Jasanpreet Kaur Bhatia | HR Professional || Adviser || Startup Enthusiastic || ... Hey Leah!Yes, feeling happy is a clear indication that you have taken ...

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 at 08:15 PM

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Posted by Sarina W.’s Avatar Sarina W.
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education There are a lot of avenues within the healthcare field that ...

What’s the biggest mistake that college graduates make when entering their new careers or workforce in general ?

Common mistakes made when starting their careers...

#general

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Active Aug 03 at 06:26 AM

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Posted by Miricul J.’s Avatar Miricul J.
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Anna Sosnowski | Business Systems Analyst Don't be afraid to make mistakes. Ask questions and be willing ...

What if my college experience isn't all it's cracked up to be?

I've been told that college is where you learn about new things and make new friends and spread your wings and all that jazz, but what if that is not really the case? I have a hard time keeping and making friends, and with all of these new people and new freedom, how am I supposed to focus on...

#general

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Active Jul 28 at 08:09 PM

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Posted by Elizabeth A.’s Avatar Elizabeth A.
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Rasia Middleton | Higher Education Your concerns are totally valid; the pressure of having a good ...

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 at 02:01 AM

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Posted by Maddisyn M.’s Avatar Maddisyn M.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Maddisyn,I personally prefer a separate notebook, and pocket folder, for each ...

How could i become an actress

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Active Jul 28 at 01:51 PM

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Jamie Soltis | Office Manager at Episcopal Actors'​ Guild (EAG)/ SAG ... Have you started training yet? You can go down the college ...

How long does it take someone to find a job in after college with a biology degree?

I know circumstances will vary, but I would like to know how soon I can get a decent job to pay off college loans after college itself is done with. #biology...

#general

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:48 PM

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Posted by Theresa H.’s Avatar Theresa H.
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Steve Lewis | Assistant Vice President, Information Security Does your college offer a co-op program? Can you start interviewing ...

Why should I consider going into a specific field of study instead of a general one, or vise-versa?

I have been considering majoring in biology for a while but also the idea or marine biology or zoology intrigues me. Are you more likely to get IP"stuck" in a career in a specific field or to not have the specific experience required for interesting jobs if you go for a more general degree?...

#zoology #biology #marine-biology #general

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:48 PM

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Posted by Theresa H.’s Avatar Theresa H.
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Taylor Zhao | Program Manager Hi Theresa! Excellent question! I had this same exact question when ...

Is it more worth it to be happy for four years at a college you really enjoy but doesn't have the major you want, or settle for four years at a college that has the major you want and be happy for the rest of your life?

I'm struggling a whole lot with choosing a college! I'm in love with Clemson University, but it doesn't have marine biology. The University of South Carolina has marine biology, but I'm not in love with the school. #college #general #marine-biology...

#life-coach

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:45 PM

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Posted by Megan S.’s Avatar Megan S.
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Cathleen Crane | Sr. Program Manager Hi Megan, Have you looked at other schools with Marine Biology ...

What is it like to have a job that makes you happy but has very little income?

I'm worried that I'll spend more time worrying about financial issues than I will actually enjoying my job if I end up with a low income job....

#general

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:45 PM

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Posted by Megan S.’s Avatar Megan S.
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Aishwarya Balchander What a great question! It seems like just about everyone who ...

Looking for Advice to Get a Job in Industrial Engineering

Hello everyone! So I have recently discovered the Industrial Engineering and I am very interested in becoming one. I absolutely love improving processes and making things run more efficiently, I'm good at math, good with people. I would love to find a job as an industrial Engineer but...

#engineering #industrial #general

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Active Nov 29 '17 at 05:59 PM

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Posted by Elizabeth S.’s Avatar Elizabeth S.
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Sharon Melul Steinfeld | Management Consultant, M&A Advisory at PwC Hi Elizabeth, If you know you want to become an Industrial ...

How long after entering the media/entertainment career do you start to see success?

I'm a very anxious person, and when it comes to entertainment I love to see the excitement and the demand people bring forth for continue. Not everything that is being marketed is going to be main streamed right away, so I just wanted to know how long would it usually take, on average?...

#marketing #skilled #general #entrepreneur #ranked #businessman

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Active Jun 28 at 06:32 PM

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Posted by Philip E.’s Avatar Philip E.
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Kushaan Shah | Product Manager at NGP VAN Hi Philip, This would depend on a couple factors: - What ...

How long is the career of a physician assistant and what is it required to become one?

I've always wanted to become a physician, but I was told that a physician assistant does almost the same thing and goes to school for less amount of time. I will appreciate any answer/comments. Thanks #science #college-major #majors...

#general

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Active Feb 27 at 01:07 PM

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Posted by Sandra M.’s Avatar Sandra M.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Hi Sandra! Here some articles that might help you understand the ...

what kind of part time job should i take if im 16

i want cash...

#general

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:36 PM

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Posted by yiu yeung L.’s Avatar yiu yeung L.
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Janet Geesen | I make things flow better! Spaces, processes, organizations ... Whatever sounds interesting to you! If it calls to you, try ...

if i read a news paper few lines are not understand to me what can i do ?

i can't understand ....

#general

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Active Oct 16 '17 at 01:14 PM

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Sreevidya Tachat | Business Intelligence Advisor at Dell read the lines slowly. write them down. search in dictionary for ...

what are the use of google and how can we use it

i want to know about google...

#general

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:33 PM

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aftab ahmed | Technical support specialist Google Search, commonly referred to as Google Web Search or Google, ...

the best field to become CA

i want to become a CA...

#general

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:32 PM

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Deb Ghosh | Client Tech Support In CCI a frequently asked question is what are the options ...

Why is it that good colleges have to be the most expensive?

If you want to get in to a good college you work as hard as you can in school so you can get in a good college but one you get accepted you can't even go to that college because financial reason even despite the scholarships you obtain....

#general

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:31 PM

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Posted by Cyann K.’s Avatar Cyann K.
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Hillary London | Manager, Production Operations at ESPN It really depends on how you define "good". There are excellent ...

Is it important to know multiple languages in your job?

This is regardless of the job. Personally I plan on being in tech but all my teachers say it's very important to know more than one language. Personally I struggle with learning languages. Will I be at a large disadvantage? #general #language #first-job #technical...

#spanish

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Active Apr 18 at 08:34 PM

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Posted by Dylan B.’s Avatar Dylan B.
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Antoinne Machal-Cajigas | Electrical Engineer and Solution Designer Hi Dylan, first and foremost great question! Think of additional languages ...

When should I start doing internships?

I'm asking this question because i'm majoring in business and I need to get into the field and get to know people so I would like a little advice...

#general

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:31 PM

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Posted by Jake J.’s Avatar Jake J.
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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive I am not sure about business major; however, I ask engineering ...

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