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Jess W. Apr 01, 2017 540 views

Is it wise to apply to more than one college?

I intend to study in Singapore, so I would prefer an answer relevant to the Singapore context, but I'm open to answers related to university applications for other countries. university university-applications...


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Ellena B. May 24, 2016 575 views

What college electives would be beneficial to me if I want to be a post-secondary teacher?

I aspire to be a college professor, which I realized requires much dedication and time, all that I am willing to put in. I want to know what electives I should take or perhaps campus jobs that would help prepare me for this career. professor jobs electives teaching university-teaching...

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Kevin G. Jan 17, 2018 372 views

Which colleges focus more on academics and make learning fun?

I would like to know this because I dont want to go to a boring school and have no fun while studying my major. college education higher-education college-teaching...


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Jessica H. Jan 21, 2018 392 views

How hard is it to find short-term work at a university?

I'm interested in working at a university after graduating (as a researcher and a professor), but I'm still unsure if I want to do that for the rest of my life or settle down in one place. Are there a lot of jobs for people who only want to teach for a limited time? Or do universities generally...

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Joseph Z. Jan 19, 2018 322 views

Whether teaching experience in graduate school is necessary or at least optimal for securing a post-graduate teaching position at a college or university?

As a newly minted graduate student, I was wondering whether colleges looking to hire post-graduates for teaching positions generally place extensive weight on teaching experience? Once I finish coursework in graduate school, is it advisable to teach classes while working on a dissertation or...

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Jonathan S. Jan 18, 2018 1042 views

Should I pursue my passion or what makes the most money?

For years I've been working with kids in elementary, middle, and high school. I have a knack for teaching as I tend to have a very strong conceptual grasp on many subjects, especially math. My parents even said I should become a professor when I grow up. My mom works at a university and she has...

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angel M. May 17, 2016 645 views

Are there any jobs I can do for paleontology that aren't teaching positions?

Are the only things available professor positions that are sponsored by colleges to go dig up bones? college university-teaching archeology paleontology education career career-counseling...


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sandhyarani L. May 10, 2016 711 views

Sociology Teacher

I Have completed 10th, so i want to became a sociology teacher, so please help me which subject suitable for this career. college career teaching higher-education sociology...


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Brandon H. Feb 13, 2017 744 views

What are the prerequisites to become a professor at a college?

I am studying Information Systems Technology and am planning on becoming a teacher some day. teaching professor information-technology...


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Bonnie R. Oct 25, 2016 594 views

How difficult is it to transfer to UC Davis?

I am currently a biology major in community college and I was wondering, from first hand experience, how difficult was it for a majority of you to transfer into UC Davis, and how much time did you devote to it? Was the teaching style different from college to university? college biology...

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Abby L. Jul 25, 2016 530 views

What is the best strategy for tutoring peers?

Some of my classmates struggle with concepts I'm familiar with. I'd easily be able to help them, but don't want to seem too forward. What's the best way to offer assistance without coming off as condescending or otherwise? teaching student university-teaching tutoring...


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Michael C. Jul 20, 2016 768 views

Where can I get engineering books very cheap?

Hello. My name is Michael and I am a first year engineering major. My plan is to go to A & M Galveston to major in Maritime Engineering with the licensing option. I am doing my homework right now. I have a list of books the Coast Guard gets their questions from. Anyway, is there any good...

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Sarah O. May 16, 2016 907 views

How do I become a college professor?

I want to be a college professor one day, but not sure the path to that! college teacher professor university phd university-teaching...