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Jonathan B. Jul 13 69 views

What is the best area to study if I want to teach English and Literature in college?

I am interested in becoming a college Literature professor. I am almost complete with my Master in Literature and I would like to know what steps I should take next when pursuing my PHD in Literature. Would it be best to focus on a general English, general literature, or should I narrow it to a...

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supyae P. May 01 154 views

I'm a secondary 2 student in my country. So, which subjects should I take in IGCSE to become a writer or a psychologist? Can you suggest one for me between computer science and biology?

Could you give me suggestions for my life and career? I really appreciate each of your suggestions. Thank you very much!!

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Rbx S. May 13, 2021 552 views

What could you have done differently/better in university?

What could you have done differently/better in university?
#literature #consulting #orthodontics #paleontology

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Amaiya A. Feb 24, 2021 256 views

What's something about the writing industry new writers should know?

I'm a Sophmore in high school who is very determined to get into the writing industry with an urban fiction novel I'm working on. I'm the type of person who likes to know everything I can about something before going forward so what are some things that I, as a new writer, should know about the...

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Manasvi H. Jan 31, 2021 276 views

What majors should I take up in college?

I'm interested in philosophy, psychology and english literature, and I can confidently say I can do well in these fields since its all I've ever been doing since I started to understand the importance and jobs. Although there aren't many good colleges or unis I can find that offer all three...

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Jasmine S. Dec 02, 2020 464 views

I am an English and Literature major ser to graduate with my Bachelors in English. I've tried LinkedIn and everything I can think of to gain experience to become a writer/editor. Any other suggestions?

Writing
Editing
Proofreading
Typing #literature #english #english-grammar #english-composition

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Laci B. Nov 05, 2020 358 views

What steps should I take to get the career I want?

I'm a sophomore at Miyamura High School, I'm 15 years old. I'm into art, psychology, history, and the subject ; English. I want to become a teacher that teaches abroad. #art #careers #english #psychology #teacher #literature

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Isabelle G. Oct 07, 2019 392 views

Should I shift my course even if it's my passion?

I'm currently studying AB Literature (sophomore year) and I love my course. I love my readings, my teachers, my block mates, I love everything about literature; it has always been my passion. But I realised that I'm not going to use my degree in the future. I have no interest in becoming a...

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Paola M. Apr 16, 2019 392 views

What is the best way to become a writer?

I love to read and write and I wouldn't mind working in a field that involves that such as publishing and editing. But I would like to write my own books or be a writer in a some type of magazine. What would be the best way to get my writing noticed and successful? I would like to major in...

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Sara W. Aug 30, 2018 415 views

Where could one intern who is an English major?

I've been considering applying for several schools that would require internships for me to complete my degree, and I would like to take as much advantage of this opportunity as possible. I'm primarily interested in a career involving the literary arts. Are there any particular types of places...

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Emmalee B. Aug 28, 2018 461 views

What steps should I take to become an editor?

Eventually I want to edit books for a living. Right now I'm a senior in high school. I plan on majoring in English once in college. Where do I go from there? #editor #writing #english #literature

Brenna M.’s Avatar
Brenna M. Aug 22, 2018 496 views

What are some life-changing, view-altering, mind-stretching books?

#reading #books #interesting #unique #literature #point-of-view

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Mara D. Aug 13, 2018 456 views

Is it hard to find a job as a bilingual teacher after college?

I really want to become a great teacher that will prepare and help future generation to (sound like a fantasy?) make the world a better place. Yet I'm scared that my career will not be successful or worth it.
#teacher # #career # #success #teaching #literature

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Trinity G. Jul 23, 2018 534 views

How Do I Sell Books in More Than One Genre?

As a young writer, I'm told all the time that I have to stick to one genre and one genre only. The problem is I like all genres and have written in all genres and formats. I write whatever I want, but I'm told that no one will publish me unless I allow myself to get stuck into a niche/specialty...

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Trinity G. Jul 23, 2018 464 views

How Do I Break Into the Screenwriting Industry?

How do I get into writing for film? Is it easier than writing literature or is it harder? I don't want to be famous, just write things. Which is an easier field to get into or what is the significant difference that could affect my choice about which writing industry to go into? #writing #film...

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Amanda N. Mar 11, 2018 662 views

What influence have the classics had on your understanding of literature?

Interested in further pursuing ancient Greek or Latin, curious as to how deeper study in those areas influences literary perceptions. #english-literature #classical-studies #literature #college-major

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Catherine T. Feb 10, 2018 1287 views

Tips for surviving bad classes and/or horrible teachers?

I'm open to answers from both fellow students and former students for this question! I'm currently taking a literature class, and I absolutely love it, but that's in regards to all the novels on our reading syllabus being outstanding reads and my own innate passion for literature. When it comes...

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Lily S. Jan 15, 2018 397 views

What is a typical job for a History or Literature major?

I am thinking of majoring in #History or #Literature and am wondering what career path this would put me on. I am not sure what I want to do when I am older, but I do know I love these subjects! Please let me know!

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Kyle W. Sep 28, 2017 649 views

What opportunities are there available for those interested in linguistics?

I'm interested in language and literature. What sorts of work could I get involved in?

#english-literature #linguistics #language #literature #career-counseling

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Luka G. Feb 17, 2017 1474 views

What's the difference between IB Literature SL and IB Language and Literature SL? Which one do colleges value higher?

I'm a sophomore in high school and I want to pursue the IB diploma. I was wondering to what is the main difference between IB Literature SL and IB Language and Literature SL, which one do colleges value higher, and is one harder than the other? #college #english #language #courses #literature...

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Kais S. Jan 23, 2017 819 views

how to become better in French? i have all the basics, grammar and vocabulary, but i find it difficult when it comes to understand spoken french.

I am highly interested in learning french, i want to know the best way to become better with conversations (understanding spoken language). #english #literature #french

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Vera L. Oct 21, 2016 962 views

How can I publish a book?

I have written a novel and need some help figuring out how to publish it. #writing #author #literature #publishing #online-publishing

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Vanaja R. Jun 24, 2016 1019 views

What kinds of careers are options for people good at poetry? What degree should I pursue?

Hai I am Vanaja. I am interested in and very good in Poetry. I am from India . Do we have any degree supporting Poetry? Pls let me know the Courses, Scope of Poetry and the Job Opportunities? #professor #literature #poetry

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sree V. Jun 23, 2016 836 views

I want to become an actor?

my school also sponsors plays and am a part of my school's acting group and so want to make acting as my career,need suggestions regarding my career plans. #acting #arts #theatre #literature #plays

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palak K. Jun 23, 2016 618 views

I opted for commerce but changed my mind and want to make a career in arts. Is there a scope of bright future in this field?

want to know about arts and literature and what do i have to do to excel in that field. #professor #writing #english #arts #literature

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Evan C. May 24, 2016 789 views

What courses are needed for a career in literature?

I know this is kind of hard to answer, but I plan on going in the English/literature field for and after college, and I was wondering which classes would be most helpful in honing my writing skills. I heard that you don't actually need college for this career, but I felt like it wouldn't hurt...

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Evan C. May 24, 2016 768 views

Is it easier to get your own book published or to become a journalist for a newspaper/magazine?

I'm really conflicted about what I want to do in regards to my career. Like, the broad idea is pursue an occupation in the writing field, but I just wanted some advice over which one is considered easier. #journalism #writing #english #literature #english-literature

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Eve L. May 19, 2016 538 views

What careers are options for me if I'm interested in an Interdisciplinary Ph. D. in English Literature and Psychology?

I'm very interested in both studies and think they complement each other well. #psychology #literature #doctorate

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Eve L. May 19, 2016 609 views

What are the benefits in getting a doctorate?

I want to get a Multidisciplinary degree in English Literature and Psycholgy. I was wondering whether I should get a doctorate or a masters. #psychology #degree #literature #doctorate

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lydia M. May 17, 2016 701 views

What kind of internships are helpful, and available for English majors?

I've heard that it is a bit tough to get a job with an English major; so, i was wondering if an internship may help and what those may look like. #literature #english #career #higher-education #humanities