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Is it worth being a decent student in a well accredited university or a great student at a normally accredited university?

I'm a 3.9917 student in a weighted G.P.A. school. I've always done well in class and I'm very willing to try new things as well as participated in academic related events and charity events. Although my credentials are noteworthy I still feel it is better worth my time to enroll in a college...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:22

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Posted by Stuart W.’s Avatar Stuart W.
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Rafe Biswas | Assistant Professor at University of Texas at Tyler I think it depends on your personality and ability. I personally ...

Which one is better: an Undergrad Ivy League School or a Graduate Ivy League School?

As a student from a middle class family, I must worry about money for college and attempt to not get myself suffocated by loans. Therefore, I wanted to know if it is better to go to an expensive out-state college as an undergrad, or simply do a not so expensive college then pursuit a Master's...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:30

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Posted by Karina A.’s Avatar Karina A.
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Frank Lemmon | Sr. Test Engineer at Chegg Inc. Hi Karina, let me share how things unfolded for me (hint: ...

Is it worth it to attend prestigious colleges?

I know how good it looks when you apply to grad school or for a job, but is it really worth going into student debt for? #colleges #ivy-league...

#financial

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:25

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Posted by Michelle W.’s Avatar Michelle W.
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Francisco Michel | Sr Financial Manager During the course of my professional career I’ve come across very ...

Is it more important to go to a prestigious college/uni or to go to another college/uni that is more unknown, but cheaper?

What are the pros and cons of going to a prestigious college/uni (ie Ivy League)? Is it worth it? Will I be able to have the same quality of education elsewhere? #college #education #university #colleges...

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Kelly Reed’s Avatar Esther Smith’s Avatar Keith Martin’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:37

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Posted by Kristina Y.’s Avatar Kristina Y.
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Kelly Reed | speech-language pathologist Many factors are needed to answer this question. 1. How does ...

How does a degree from a top college/university help you in life?

I am a junior in high school. I am looking to apply to colleges next summer and just wanted to see the benefits of going to a good school. #college #university #ivy-league...

#harvard

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:43

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Posted by Hamid W.’s Avatar Hamid W.
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Anthony A. Quan | Global Finance Strategic Initiatives Generally prospective employers prioritize reputable universities. Remember that employers receive alot ...

How many AP and challanging classes shoud one take during High School? Do all schools accept AP credits?

I am a junior in high school. I am looking to apply to colleges next summer and just wanted to get a heads up to see what I was aiming for. #college #university...

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Active Oct 05 '17 at 23:44

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Posted by Hamid W.’s Avatar Hamid W.
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Kelsey Peterson | Marketing Manager, Verizon Wireless I would recommend taking all the AP and challenging classes you ...

Are Ivy Leagues REALLY worth it?

Although there is already debate regarding this around the country, I decided to bring the discussion here. Is going to an Ivy League and/or prestigious school REALLY beneficial to one's career? #college #undergraduate #ivy-league...

#entry-level

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Active Feb 27 at 08:08

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Posted by Emily R.’s Avatar Emily R.
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Gary Stephen Petito | Career Guru Hi, You have a very good and detailed answer above. My ...

What is the environment at Ivy-leage and top unverities and collges like?

I am a junior in high school. I am looking to apply to colleges next summer and just wanted to get a heads up to see what I was aiming for. #college #university...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:43

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Posted by Hamid W.’s Avatar Hamid W.
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Brian Cunkelman | Engineer and Manufacturing business leader I believe that education always comes down to the effort you ...

Is it safe to apply to to ivy league schools?

I have hope that I will get accepted to an ivy league school. However, I know that the chances of that happening are pretty low. I am also planning on apply to a few schools that I deem as safe to me since I am positive I will get into those. It's just that I want to throw my application out...

#advice #college #ivy-league

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Active Feb 22 at 19:52

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Posted by Gloria S.’s Avatar Gloria S.
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Milly Carrillo | Customer Service | Center Management | Team Leadership ... Absolutely. Review the criteria and requirements for acceptance. If you are ...

What are my chances of getting into an ivy league school?

I'm a junior in high school. I have a pretty decent GPA and I have all A's. I've done a tone of program like internships abroad at hospitals and labs and I'm currently doing a leadership program with Princeton and a mentor-ship program with a pharmaceutical company called Novartis. I'm in 5...

#college #ivy-league #college-admissions #college-selection

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Active Dec 20 '17 at 02:50

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wei Gavin | -- 1, IVY requirement for students, not just how much scores but ...

How do I get accepted into Harvard?

Hello! My name is Anna and I am a sophmore by the time summer break ends. I was wondering if I can do anything, or should do anything in particular to be able to get accepted into Harvard. I would want to be a doctor if you were wondering by the way! Any tips to get in and information about...

#medicine #dedicated #harvard #ivy-league

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Active Jul 12 at 01:49

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What is Cornell like and did you like your experience there? How tough is it to get a good GPA there?

I am a junior in high school. I am looking to apply to colleges next summer and just wanted to get a heads up to see what I was aiming for. #college #university...

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Active Dec 13 '17 at 18:02

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Posted by Hamid W.’s Avatar Hamid W.
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Marshanell Ferguson | Student Success Coordinator/Advisor at Judson University Hi Hamid, The Ivy league colleges are quite selective on their ...

Will it be beneficial for me to pursue a double major in computer science and neuroscience given my interest in general AI and machine learning?

I've been interested in artificial intelligence and bridging the gap between computers and biology. I want to know more about the scope of this field in the near future. #computer-science #neuroscience #ivy-league...

#artificial-intelligence

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Active Apr 30 at 21:46

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Tejas Antani | Assistant Vice President, Technology & Operations at AT&T I know this question is a few months old. Since the ...

Does the college you go to really matter when you get a job in the future?

i don't know the relevance of wether you go to an ivy league vs. an institute of community college. #college #colleges #ivy-league #community...

#institute

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Active Feb 27 at 08:07

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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Hi Aiisha! This is a very important question. The most important ...

How does an individual go about taking a gap year before an Ivy League law school?

How does an individual go about taking a gap year before an Ivy League law school? Do you wait until the end of senior year then apply? Or wait until the gap year has finished? #law #law-school #ivy-league...

#gap-year

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Active Dec 07 '17 at 03:15

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Eliza Hall | Counsel at Potomac Law Group, PLLC Most law schools' application windows close in February-March of the year ...

What are important factors in accepted college applications to the Ivy League?

A dream would be to be accepted to an Ivy League university and I was wondering what would be important in an acceptance. #college #college-bound #ivy-league #application...

#college-essay

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:34

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Posted by Amy Z.’s Avatar Amy Z.
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Arthur Chang | Center for Career and Professional Advising (CCPA) Summer ... Hi Amy, Good question. While I can't personally speak to the ...

Is it better to be "well rounded" or "specialized"?

All around, we are told to take classes in which we have no interest in, yet do so anyway due to wanting to be "well-rounded" Do colleges and universities want to see a "spike" in terms of academics and extracurriculars (meaning a specialty, such as if you have a passion for science, then a...

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Active Oct 27 '17 at 13:29

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Posted by Joshua Joseph A.’s Avatar Joshua Joseph A.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Hi ! You asked a very important question. Here are some ...

Does going to a top college actually affect the success of your future endeavors?

As a junior in high school, I am starting to prepare to apply to colleges. My school is quite small (a total of 175 students only in my grade). Although this is so, previous graduates of my high school have gone out to Columbia, Stanford, NYU, Cornell, Yale, and other elite universities. I am...

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Active Feb 27 at 08:06

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Posted by Karen P.’s Avatar Karen P.
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Erickarlos Gutierrez | Consultant, Performance Assurance 'No', but, sometimes 'Yes'. The academic institutions you go to only ...

How much more competitive is an Ivy League degree compared to a SUNY degree?

If two candidates are applying for the same job, will the one with the Ivy League School degree get it over the SUNY degree applicant? #degrees #college #ivy-league #suny #admissions...

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Active Jul 27 at 00:01

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Posted by Emily V.’s Avatar Emily V.

Best method to studying for SAT and ACT at the same time?

I am planning to take the ACT in September and SAT in October and I would like to know how I can study for both simultaneously and receive the best scores I possibly can. Any advice? Have any of you done the same before? #college #testing #ivy-league #sat...

#act

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Active Apr 03 at 15:14

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Posted by Josephine C.’s Avatar Josephine C.
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The Ivy Leagues based on small class sizes, interactive learning

Please rank the ivies on the quality of the academics, in this specific setting please consider: the size of class, interactive learning, case studies, Professor vs TA, teacher-student engagement, Professor accessibility etc... #college #professor #university #academic-advising #ivy-league...

#case-studies

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:58

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Brian Kirby | Senior Manager, Content & Publishing Technology at AIG It might be helpful to look at this from a different ...

Which Ivy League school is most accepting of transfers student?

I am considering transferring universities. I have an excellent current university GPA, many service hours, and involvement in a few organizations on campus. My current university is not a good fit socially and I do not like the location and atmosphere. Looking for a place where others are...

#college-bound #university #college-admissions #ivy-league #transfer

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Active Apr 04 at 19:16

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Posted by Bridget S.’s Avatar Bridget S.
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Gabriel Fig | Experienced Higher Educational Professional & Certified Appreciative Advisor Hi Bridget, Thanks for the follow-up question. With respect to a ...

Does a college name really matter?

I am applying to colleges right now, and everyone around me is throwing around names like Princeton and Harvard. My question is this: how important is a college name when it comes to undergraduate studies? Is it really a big difference whether I go to an Ivy League or another college that also...

#college #job #job-search #ivy-league #specific-college

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Active Feb 27 at 08:06

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Posted by Emily M.’s Avatar Emily M.
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Gina Gerhardt | Global Product Marketing, Symantec Yes, it's sad but true. A name brand university will ALWAYS ...

Let’s be honest: Do you have to go to an Ivy League school to get into investing?

I know a college degree is important for getting a job in investing. How important is the exact school you go to? Is an Ivy League school necessary? I ask for honesty because I keep hearing YOU CAN DO ANYTHING from people about everything, and it doesn’t seem like anyone is really just saying...

#investing #financial-services #ivy-league #investment-management #finance

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Active Feb 27 at 08:08

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Posted by Remy M.’s Avatar Remy M.
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Seth Daniel Bernstein | Coach, Counselor, Personal Branding Expert, Marketer, Educator You can absolutely get off to a successful start in an ...

Are you able to wait a year before applying to an Ivy League if hoping to get accepted?

I was planning on taking a year or two at a local community college after my senior year to become a CNA or LPN. I was then planning on applying to Ivy League's to get my undergraduates degree in biology or neurology before going to medical school. Would my chances of being accepted into an Ivy...

#biology #doctor #university #pre-med #neurology #college #medicine #ivy-league

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Active Feb 27 at 08:07

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Posted by Andrea L.’s Avatar Andrea L.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Hi Andrea! Here are a few web sites that speak about ...

Do you have to go to a prestigious university to get into a "good" medical school?

I plan to study to become a #physician after I graduate from high school. I want to attend a "good" #medical-school, but I don't know if I'll be able to get into one if I attend a #public-school. I know that it is mostly up to me on whether I make it or not. But I have to believe that...

#student-debt #ivy-league #premedical #medicine #premed #expensive

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Active Apr 21 at 01:04

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Posted by Maria H.’s Avatar Maria H.

How can you find the right scholarships for colleges easily?

I am a high schooler who is looking for answers on the college application process. #college #college-major #college-admissions #college-bound #higher-education #undergraduate #college-selection...

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Active Apr 04 at 13:47

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Posted by Jennifer T.’s Avatar Jennifer T.
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Jaime Villanueva | A student-focused professional who provides quality service to ... Hello Jennifer, I would start with your local university website Google ...

Which ivy league school is most accepting of high achieving transfers?

Ending my second year with very competitive near perfect college GPA, looking to transfer to more academically focus school. Either a small liberal arts college or ivy. Open to other choices also with suggestions #college #higher-education #college-applications #academic-advising #ivy-league...

#mba #liberal-arts #college-transfer

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:56

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Posted by Bridget S.’s Avatar Bridget S.
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Michelle Brown | Education Specialist/Career Counselor/Corporate Trainer/Community Outreach/Event Planning Hi Bridget, Congratulations on your hard work and your success! Do ...

Will attending an ivy league school guarantee better job opportunities?

Does going to an Ivy League make you more likely to receive more job opportunities? #college #career #graduate-school #college-admissions #job-search #college-bound #undergraduate...

#ivy-league

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:50

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