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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How to transition from a tax accountant to management consulting?

I have worked as a tax preparer for 6 years at a small boutique accounting firm. My experience includes small business consultation from company registration to licensing to dissolution. I am currently obtaining my Masters in Finance and plan to sit for the CPA license. Any advise to make the...

#accounting #consulting #management-consulting

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As someone that is undecided about what to study in college, what tips are there for finding an interest that balances personal happiness and economic confort?

This question is incredibly important to me because it addresses my largest concern, not just in terms of post-secondary education, but for life in general. As a naturally indecisive person, I perform well academically in all classes, but no colleges or majors have stricken me as "the one."...

#career-planning-for-long-term-happiness #undecided #happiness

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How can I manage my time better? I try my best but I know that it isn't good enough. I'm still running out of time 90% of the time!!!!

I need to improve my time management skills because this will definitely help me be better and more successful in life. I'm already having a hard time managing my time wisely in high school, I'm scared what could happen in college! Ahhhh! Help! #help #timemanagement #highschool...

#college

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Why do some universities push you towards a career where you have no experience?

My professors are great, but I am finding that now that I am in the work force that I do not have the proper background for the position. How can they guide you you one way because you do feel passion for it, but didn't know you will never be a complete success. You owe money and you need to...

#government #college-admissions #recruiting #college-major #legislative-research #homeland-security

How much does the parental contribution increase for the colleges I'll mention if I try to pay it all off by scholarships?

I heard from the Standford admission office that if you try to pay off all the parental contribution through scholarships, they reduce your need based financial aid and increase your parental contribution. How much do they increase it by? Do they also do this for MIT, UCSD, UC Berkeley, UCLA,...

#admissions-counseling #college-admission #financial-planning

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Can someone offer me insights of chemical engineering?

I'm still debating between the fields of mechanical and chemical engineering. I wasn't quite familiar with chemical engineering, but I feel like it is a very interesting field. I have a ton of questions about chemical and mechanical engineering that would really help me be more insightful...

#mechanical-engineering #engineering #career-details #chemical-engineering #financial-planning

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Does where you go to college really matter? Is money an actual valid reason for giving up your top choice school?

I have the chance to go to a decent school with a good program for free plus room and board grants, and they are also guaranteeing me a spot in their graduate school. However, I feel that the school is not for me. I feel uncomfortable and claustrophobic there, and I don't feel any connection to...

#college-recruiting #college #college-admissions #college-bound #college-selection

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