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Is a career in journalism rewarding?

I am a high school junior and I am still trying to decide on a career choice. I have been researching 📓 ism but I have to say the pay is not very encouraging. One source has beginning salary at $30,000. #journalism #writing...

#writing-and-editing

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Posted by Allison S.
Stefania Revelli | Editor/Marketing Professional/Career Coach Hi Allison, You have a very loaded question! First, your definition ...

How can I begin building a writing portfolio for future jobs and internships I would like to apply to?

I am currently a Writing and Journalism major and am unsure as to how to begin building a portfolio for the future. I would like to know how I would begin a process like this and if there's a way I can show my own legitimate writing to professionals when I am still a student. #writing...

#portfolio #professional-writing #writing-and-editing #journalism

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Posted by Nicole M.
Stefania Revelli | Editor/Marketing Professional/Career Coach Hi Nicole!Building a portfolio of writing samples is a great idea. ...

What is the most difficult aspect on becoming a artist perfessonally?

After a bachelors of fine art, what is the hurdles a newly graduated artist must face? As someone who is planning to get a bachelors of fine art where should one do after college. I'm scared of the future and I have been told by my parents that becoming a professional artist is not a...

#artist

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Posted by David M.
Ellen Rosenthal | Retired Art Teacher at Fairfax County Public Schools Hi DavidYour questions is a good one, but difficult to answer...if ...

How long did it take you to find your career calling? How did you define the should and must of life?

I know someone who is stuck at the crossroad of should and must. He dropped out during 3rd year university, and he quit his insurance broker job. He is currently doing nothing, and I know he's looking for his calling. How long does this take? I know it doesn't come at a snap. I just want to see...

#career-counseling #career-choice

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Posted by Michelle P.
Spruce Cox | Retired Aerospace Engineer and Rocket Scientist Michelle, I have no personal experience like this and have known ...

Can I be a nurse without having my masters degree?

I’m asking because I want to be a nurse but I just want to go to college but without a masters degree just with my degree....

#nurse

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Posted by Valeria P.
Amy K. Jean, PA-C | Physician Assistant with experience in family practice and ... Yes, you can work as a nurse with a bachelor's degree ...

What is the step-by-step educational path to becoming a lawyer?

I was curious about this field. #law #lawyer...

#law-school

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Posted by Amy Z.
suraj nayak | Student at Visvesvaraya Technological University Graduate from high school with the best GPA (grade point average) ...

Do you experience bias in patient perception of MD vs PA-C?

I am currently in school completing my pre-reqs in order to apply to physician assistant school. Over the last few years, I have heard a number of people say they would rather see a MD than a PA-C as they feel an MD has more experience, expertise and knowledge in the field of medicine. Do you...

#medicine #physician-assistant

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Posted by Angela L.
Amy K. Jean, PA-C | Physician Assistant with experience in family practice and ... Hi Angela, this is an excellent question. I have practiced as ...

What pre-requisite classes will I need to get into a Medical Imaging Program?

I am interested in going into the field of Medical Imaging #medicine #healthcare #medical-imaging #medical-terminology #hospital-and-health-care...

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Posted by Maci A.
Amy K. Jean, PA-C | Physician Assistant with experience in family practice and ... Courtney is correct, each program will have their own prerequisites. When ...

How can I look better for my dream college?

I have the basics such as good grades and extracurricular activities but what else can I do to look better for my dream college. #stanford #college...

#college-admissions

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Posted by Miguel R.
Aparna Gandhari | High School Counselor at Arroyo High School Dear Miguel,Congratulations and cheers ! You have already developed good things that ...

When should someone start preparing if interested in a medical career and how?

I am a sophomore in high school and have applied for numerous programs so that i can learn more about the profession of becoming a doctor but i am not sure when i should start preparing for applications or what steps i need to take so i can reach my goal in becoming one.HELP!!!! #medicine...

#nurse #healthcareproffesional #doctor

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Posted by Victoria A.
Amy K. Jean, PA-C | Physician Assistant with experience in family practice and ... If you are interested in the medical field, shadowing people in ...

How important are extracurriculars to grad school?

In high school, extracurricular clubs and activities are a big part of college applications. When applying for grad school, is this the same way? Or do grad schools just look for consistently high grades? #grades #extracurriculars #grad #graduate-school ##gradschool #graduateschool...

#student-clubs #undergraduate

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Posted by Mariam I.
Stacy L. Peazant | Higher Education Professional | Academic & Student Affairs ... Hi Mariam,Graduate admission committees will likely focus on your academic record, ...

Can a Major in CS be helpful for Premeds?

My goal is to become a physician, however, I want to major in CS as I'm interested in it as well. I don't know if I should just major in Biology instead of CS or if a major in CS would actually be more helpful. #medicine #technology #computer-science #healthcare #computers...

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Posted by Rossel C.
Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer If your end goal is medicine, definitely don't neglect biology. If ...

what is the hardest thing about learning electrical engineering?

Hi, I was wondering what is the biggest hurdle in learning history? #engineering #electrical-engineering...

#electrical

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Posted by Daniel B.
Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer I mean this answer will vary based on your skillset. If ...

What is like being such a well know company for videogames and is it hard?

I am asking this because video game creating has always interested me. How such made things flow so well like a movie and run so smooth. #video-games #computer-software #software...

#software-engineering

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Posted by Sean P.
Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer I don't mean to burst your bubble because if that's really ...

What professions would it be helpful to have a dual major in computer science and mathematics?

I'm wanting a dual major in computer science and mathematics. What kind of jobs will want or appreciate both of these degrees? I'm also minoring in education. #stem #stem-education #java #math #mathematics #computer-science #computer-programming #education #teaching #teacher...

#dualmajor

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Posted by Amanda R.
Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer programming / software engineering/developing / etc is the obvious one which ...

Why should I get a Doctoate versus a Masters degree to become a nurse practitioner?

I am currently in a DNP program but there are masters program that take less time to complete and you can still work as a nurse practitioner. Is the extra school to get the doctorate worth it? #dnp...

#fnp

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Posted by Sara S.
Aimee, MSN, APN FNP-BC, CCRN | Nurse Practitioner at UChicago Medicine This is completely my opinion. To me it really depends on ...

If I want to have a career in art therapy should major in art or psychology?

I am an artist and want to a career in therapy. I am pretty excited to think that I could combine the two and be an art therapist. I don't know whether to major in art with a minor in psychology or major in psychology with a minor in art. #arttherapy #art #art-therapy #psychology...

#clinical-psychology #therapy #college #college-major #counseling

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Posted by Katelyn L.
Ellen Rosenthal | Retired Art Teacher at Fairfax County Public Schools Hi KatelynI'm not sure the answer to your question, but I ...

What are always to get back into something you love doing before?

I'm asking this question because I use to draw and I was always been creative. But then I stop. I would love to get back into drawing and being creative again because this is one of my majors that I want to study in #college. I also really enjoy art a lot ever since I was in grammar school. I...

#work-life-balance #creativity #time-management #art #visual-arts

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Posted by Crystal V.
Ellen Rosenthal | Retired Art Teacher at Fairfax County Public Schools Hi CrystalHow to get back to drawing? You might want to ...

How can we have a professional yet diverse Resume to apply to jobs and be eye catching without having to create different resumes?

I have applied to numerous jobs in the past. It seems that for each job, My resume does not seem to target that specific job's experience requirements. I do possess experience in diverse things, which and it is difficult to creat a resume that would be professional, yet would be eye catching...

#job-search #job-applications #jobs #resume

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Posted by INGRID M.
erinn e. | Medical School Advising / Higher Education Hey Ingrid, there is no getting around it. You MUST have ...

Do I need to have some type of internship in order to get my foot in the door with interior design?

I want to be an interior designer, but I don’t know where to start. Should I start college looking for people who are wanting to go down the same path as me or who have already gone down that path? #interior-design #design...

#internships

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Posted by Hanna M.
Kristan Browne | Creative Business Consultant This is an excellent time to get some experience. I agree ...

What would be the best way to start a business in flipping houses?

I want to be an interior designer and I want to help people create a home of their own,but don’t know how to start or what college is best for my specific major. #business #online-marketing...

#interior-design

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Posted by Hanna M.
May-Kan Chan | Interior Designer, allied ASID Flipping houses if definitely fun. You first need to go to ...

Do you have to go to college and have your degree to be an engineer?

I’m asking bc I want to be an engineer or some else when I grow up and I’m asking if you have to go to college....

#engineering

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Posted by Valeria P.
Peter Sturtevant | Retired Civil Engineer Hello, Valeria. The short answer to your question is YES, you ...

Is being a lawyer fun or it is mostly like doing paperwork all the time?

My parents want me to become a lawyer, but I’m not sure. #undecided #lawyer #law #legal...

#legal-services

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Posted by Regan O.
Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Regan,I am not a lawyer, but, have done some work with ...

Does anyone that become a police officer regret becoming one?

With some of the recent incidents of officers killing people have you ever regretted joining because of how people view you now. I mean I know that there is bad cops and good cops but how do you feel about it? I want to study criminal justice and law enforcement...

#police-and-law-enforcement #i-will-do-it #nervous #police-officer #will-i-regret-doing-it #respect #can-i-do-it

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Posted by Giovanna H.
Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Giovanna,Since you want to become a police officer, go for it! ...

How do I devote my career to serving others while making sure I'm financially stable and independent?

My college education has been rich in genuine service, social action, and giving back to my campus and my community. I have loved every second of this experience because I thrive on interacting with new people and I want to change the world. I truly believe people can make an impact and I want...

#leadership #service

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Posted by Alexa R.
Donna Curran | Customer Care Manager New Customer Experience Team at ... I spent 16 years as a 911 dispatcher where I felt ...

How to narrow down your field ?

I'm majoring in Bio-engineering but it's such a big field that I'm not entirely sure of what subset I want to go into. I really like genetics and animals are there any possible fields that would involve those ? #bioengineering #engineering #college-major #stem #academic-advising...

#career-advice

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Posted by Yelizaveta A.
Spruce Cox | Retired Aerospace Engineer and Rocket Scientist In your case Yelizaveta, you’re entering a big field as you ...

College recommendations?

What are some of the best colleges for going into the medical field? Specifically physical therapy or speech pathology. I would prefer school's close to Alabama! #medicine...

#college-selection

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Posted by Brooke L.
Jacob Schwarber | Assurance Associate Hi, Brooke,I looked into SLP Programs when I was transitioning out ...

How do I balance spending and saving?

My instinct is to spend only what I have to, then spend the rest on luxuries. What are some strategies for developing healthy financial practices? #college-advice #personal-finance...

#savings

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Posted by Zachary H.
Jacob Schwarber | Assurance Associate Hi, Zachary,Johannes gave you a good overview on how you should ...

Those attending colleges what can you recommend High school Students?

What are some things a college student or professor, would recommend a high school student to do, or accomplish, before they graduate? #high-school #college #college-admission...

#college-prep

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Posted by Brian G.
erinn e. | Medical School Advising / Higher Education Hey Brian, here is an awesome checklist for you (click on ...

Is making friends hard when you first get to college?

It seems alittle scary to be in a totally new place and not know anyone. #friends #college #social #work-life-balance...

#life-transitions

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Posted by Nina E.
erinn e. | Medical School Advising / Higher Education Hey Nina, making new friends in college CAN be difficult -- ...

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