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Does the name of your college actually make a difference?

I've heard rumors that the name of the college/university that you attend has a great affect on who you will be and the amount of respect and money earned. Is this actually true when it comes to science and math? #education #money...

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Leslie Finger’s Avatar Jared Chung’s Avatar Conor Myhrvold’s Avatar Magali B.’s Avatar +9
Active Apr 04 at 13:31

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Posted by Ricardo T.’s Avatar Ricardo T.
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Leslie Finger | Ph.D. Student in Political Science at Harvard University It is sad but true to a large extent. There are ...

If you could, what would you do differently in selecting a college and a major.

As a high school junior, what advice can you give me in the selection process. #college #college-selection...

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Jacob Schwarber’s Avatar Michael Bracey’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active May 16 at 15:22

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Posted by Katie Z.’s Avatar Katie Z.
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Jacob Schwarber | Assurance Associate Hi Katie,That's is a great question and one that I wish ...

Are online colleges as good as normal colleges?

I am considering going to an online college. #college #college-major...

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Active Jan 29 at 19:34

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Posted by Rachel B.’s Avatar Rachel B.
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Steve Holden | Director EMEA Proposals at Dell I'd say it depends on your learning style, your discipline, and ...

What is one the most important part of the application that major colleges focus on?

I just wanted to know what is the key thing that colleges want to know from the application. Ex: GPA, SAT/ACT, Extracurricular activities,etc. #college-admissions #college-selection...

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Active Mar 02 at 10:53

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Posted by Ron A.’s Avatar Ron A.
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Claire McGahan | Advisory Associate at PwC Hi Ron,In my experience, those with strong, memorable essays and / ...

What are the best universities for accounting majors in the Midwest?

Looking to go into accounting. #accounting #college...

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Active Sep 19 '17 at 17:26

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Posted by Joseph T.’s Avatar Joseph T.
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Shante G Ohio State and University of Illinois are top rated schools for ...
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Herman Liu | Clinical Trial Management Associate Hi Alla, I did not study chemistry, but I know people ...

Where is the best school to go to study music production?

Planning to attend a semester at a music school to learn how to produce music. #college-selection #japan...

#music-production

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Active Apr 04 at 13:51

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Posted by Yong Kook K.’s Avatar Yong Kook K.
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Rachel Chace | AmeriCorps Urban Education Fellow, TutorCorps <span style="background-color: transparent;">Collegeboard.org is a great resource for this! I poured ...

What college is best for a student wanting to become a physical therapist?

I want to become a physical therapist, and I want other people's opinion on the best school for this. #physical-therapy...

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Deborah R. Brandt, PT, DPT, CMA’s Avatar yu liu’s Avatar yu liu’s Avatar
Active Dec 21 '17 at 01:24

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Deborah R. Brandt, PT, DPT, CMA | Sense, Think, Move, movement activities for groups It depends on what you want from the school. There is ...

I don't know which college/university to go to.

I don't know which college or university to go to where I can be the best I can be. I want to major in architecture but I want to find the best colleges and universities to go to. #architecture #college...

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Active Jan 10 at 14:23

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Posted by Jesus A.’s Avatar Jesus A.
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Jennifer Haden | Higher Education Consultant Hi, Jesus! The "best" university for you will have the programs, ...

What should I look for in a college?

I have a large number of colleges that I have been looking at, but I do not know how to narrow down my options. What is considered a "good" college or a "bad" college? What are some good characteristics I should look for in a college (like tuition, financial aid, campus, etc.)? #college...

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Active Mar 25 at 11:45

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Posted by Mahalet A.’s Avatar Mahalet A.
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Kristin Kastner | Senior Analyst for Learning & Development Hi Mahalet!Looking at colleges can be overwhelming, so I want to ...

Should I go to a college with shorter or longer class times

There are two colleges I'm considering. should I go to the one with the 3 hour class or the 1 hour class? #college-advice #college-selection...

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Active Mar 07 at 14:40

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Jennifer Haden | Higher Education Consultant Tanner,Unless there is a specific reason to consider it, such as ...

At what age should I start visiting colleges?

I'm a freshman in high-school and I do 4 sports! And I'm very academic. Knowing this and also that i'm interested in colleges, when should I start visiting colleges? #college #college-advice...

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Amit Kapadia’s Avatar Charles Anderson’s Avatar
Active Jun 25 at 09:25

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Amit Kapadia | Financial Analyst Hi Alina. First of all, kudos to your ability to handle ...

What are the cons to attending UCLA?

What are some things that you wish you knew before attending UCLA? How did you adapt to these surprises? What advice would you give to a prospective freshman? If you had known these cons, would it have changed your decision to attend UCLA? How is life after graduating from UCLA? #ucla...

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Active Oct 16 at 13:19

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Jessica Freilich | Relocating to Pittsburgh & Pursuing Position in Higher ... Hello, while I did not attend UCLA (I am an Emory ...

Whats the best way to handle all the college offers received?

I've gotten plenty of offers, some better than others, but i know i can't accept them all. How would i go about denying the others? #college #college-admissions...

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Active Aug 10 at 19:53

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Posted by Michael C.’s Avatar Michael C.
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Taylor Hanzlik | Risk Assurance Associate at PwC Hi Michael,Thanks for submitting a question! Deciding between colleges can be ...

How should I decide what college I want to go to?

I'm stuck between two good colleges in North Carolina and I told my parents I would wait to decide until I got to see them both in person. But I'm not sure what questions to ask or what to look for. #college #college-advice...

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Active Apr 19 at 16:17

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Posted by Destinee P.’s Avatar Destinee P.
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Carli Mastantuno | Tax Associate Hi Destinee,I know it can be hard choosing which college to ...

How important is the college you attend for your undergraduate degree?

I have gotten into several schools, with varied reputations. My parents would like me to attend the most challenging and reputable from an academic standpoint. I want to find the right fit. #college #college-advice...

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Active Jun 30 at 09:24

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Sam Mahra | Director of Admissions - Top 50 Largest Public The students we work with often have to deal with this ...

Is having student debt worth it?

I'm asking because I am wondering if someone decided to go to a more expensive school rather than a cheaper school with the same amenities- basically everything is the same, except the name of the school. I am currently trying to decide whether being in debt from school is worth it because I...

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Active Jan 25 at 09:18

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Posted by Faith J.’s Avatar Faith J.
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Abhinav Sharma | Predictive Modeler & data analysis through R, Tableau, ... Hi Faith, I believe you should see the benefit to cost ...

What is the best way to determine the best fit for a college?

I am interested in playing competitive Soccer in college, along with a major in computer science fields. I am trying to narrow my college selection down as much as possible but still have over 100 colleges on my list of possibles. Way to many to visit and apply to. #sports #soccer...

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Active Feb 10 at 20:16

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Scott Himes | Dedicated - Determined - Sports Minded Professional Short answer. List your personal traits and characteristics and this will ...

Whether I should go to a better college to be able to teach at a university?

I've been told that I might have better luck getting a teaching position at a school like Virginia Tech (where I live) if I go to a school like Harvard. However, I want to teach English/History which is not Virginia Tech's focus at all, it being an engineering and agriculture school. Do I still...

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Active Feb 06 at 09:26

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Rafe Biswas | Assistant Professor at University of Texas at Tyler I don't think the quality of the university matters as much ...

Does it really matter where you get your degree?

Does it make a difference to get a degree from a community college rather than a big name university? #college #college-selection...

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Active Jan 31 at 21:39

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Posted by Brian R.’s Avatar Brian R.
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Ellen Rosenthal | Retired Art Teacher This is a tough question. My mother used to say that ...

What major and college would be best for a public relations agent?

I'm a sophomore in high school and am interested in becoming a public relations agent but have no idea what I should major in or what college would be the best choice for it. #public-relations #college-major...

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Active Apr 22 at 18:38

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Posted by Kayla H.’s Avatar Kayla H.
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Barb Gam Tagge | Senior Manager, Internal Communications and Change at PwC Hi Kayla. Great question. There is so much to choose from ...

What are the best colleges for a nurse to go to ?

I would like to be a nurse in the future and I would like to know a good college to go to so that I learn what I need to know and maybe even more. #nurse #education...

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Active Apr 04 at 13:52

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Posted by Kayla C.’s Avatar Kayla C.
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Rachel Chace | AmeriCorps Urban Education Fellow, TutorCorps <span style="background-color: transparent;">Collegeboard.org is a great resource for this! I poured ...

How do I decide what college to go to if I don’t know what I want to do?

For pretty much my entire life I thought I wanted to be a veterinarian and I had everything planned out (what classes to take in high school, where to go to college, etc). However, I recently job shadowed a vet and now I don’t think that’s what I want to do. I’m a junior in high school and I...

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Active May 01 at 20:26

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Posted by Rebecca P.’s Avatar Rebecca P.
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DONNA SMOOT | --Community Counseling Student at Rogers state University My advice would be to research the health field, see what ...

What is the difference between a UC and a CSU?

I have been considering going to various colleges in California. However, I do not understand the difference between the UC system and the CSU system. #california #college...

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玉柱 王’s Avatar Rachel Chace’s Avatar 伟艳 范’s Avatar Michelle Langhoff’s Avatar
Active Apr 04 at 13:53

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玉柱 王 | 销售经理 - 戴尔 Both university systems are public funded education institutions in California. California ...

which college can i take to work with kids

is there like a college to help you talk and work with kids.. i like helping kids out , is there any colleges that helps you work with children? #jobs #college-selection #children...

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Active Apr 04 at 13:52

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Posted by TashinaCodman1 .’s Avatar TashinaCodman1 .
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MelissaWilliams Hi Tashina, Many college has majors where you are learning how ...

What's a good minor for engineering?

I hear people talk about their minors all the time and I have no clue how to choose one that relates to my major. #engineering #college-selection...

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Active Nov 17 '17 at 14:54

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Posted by Daniel Z.’s Avatar Daniel Z.
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Gaurangi Malekar | Enterprise Systems Solutions Consultant at PwC If you're going to major in Engineering, I would recommend to ...

What is a good minor for engineering?

I am thinking of majoring in aerospace engineering or any other type of engineering. I hear people talk about minoring in something but, I do not know how to figure out a minor that relates to my major. #engineering #aerospace-engineering #college-selection...

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Active Dec 19 '17 at 10:59

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Posted by Daniel Z.’s Avatar Daniel Z.
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Ryan Bonaparte | Manager at Samsung Pay; Author of Crazy Enough ... Fortunately, you can pick whatever minor you'd like, as long as ...

Does attending an Ivy League or prestigious college affect the way potential employers view your application?

Could this give you an advantage when it comes to looking for jobs after graduating or even just internships during college? I will be attending an Ivy League next fall. #career #education #career-path...

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Ethan Case, PE, LEED AP’s Avatar Elizabeth Coccia’s Avatar Ollie Jones’s Avatar Nariman Ahmed’s Avatar +1
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:03

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Posted by Andrea H.’s Avatar Andrea H.
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Ethan Case, PE, LEED AP | Mechanical Engineer at M-E Engineers, Inc. The short answer is Yes. The long answer is: Applying for ...

How did you decide how many colleges to apply to?

For professionals who have already gone to college: I'm coming up on 11th grade and I'm supposed to start researching colleges. I'm just wondering how you decided how many colleges to apply to when you were in high school? I looked at the applications and they look like they can take a long...

#college #college-applications #college-selection

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Active Apr 04 at 13:41

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Posted by Tanaia R.’s Avatar Tanaia R.
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Timothy Santos | Software Engineer at LinkedIn Hi Tanaia, I applied to 7 colleges when I was in ...

What's the difference between co-ed and all women's?

Hi everyone! I'm going through my college search and I found that some people advise others to go to a co-ed college instead of an all-women's college (or any gender-specific school). Besides the obvious differences in gender of the class, what are some other differences? Academic? Social? In...

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Active Oct 10 '17 at 19:07

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Posted by Anna K.’s Avatar Anna K.
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Gabriel Fig | Experienced Higher Educational Professional & Certified Appreciative Advisor Hi Anna, Thanks for the question. While I can't speak to ...
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