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How do I decipher Passion vs. Talent?

Not to be intentially cocky, but I’m a pretty good writer. My teachers have all told me that I need to study English and pursue journalism, and my ACT writing scores prove that that’s a likely possibility for me. I think I would be well equipped to go into a profession of writing, but I’m not...

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Whitney Vincenti | Master's Student at Durham University Hi Samantha!I have thought about this dilemma myself within my educational ...

When working in high trauma environments, how do you make sure you aren't becoming desensitized?

I want to become a human rights lawyer. In this field, I will deal with many gruesome human rights violations. How do I make sure I am not desensitized to these types of things? #humanrightslawyer...

#law

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Amatallah,Please do not mistake compartmentalization for desensitivity. When dealing with high ...

In a fast pace environment, how can you ask for a place to pray?

Because of my religion, I pray at certain times of the day. When my mother asked for a place to pray during an interview, she was no longer considered. How do I make sure I still have to pray in a high stress, fast pace environment?...

#law

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Posted by Amatallah S.
Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Amatallah,The discrimination laws cover employers with 15 or more individuals. I ...

What are some unique skills a clinical psychologist would have?

I've heard interpersonal skills, patience, and organization, but it would be nice to learn about something that I wouldn't expect but could definetly help me. #psychology...

#skills

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How do you ensure that there is diversity in your workplace?

Diverse people bring diverse ideas and can help address nuances that others might not have thought of. How do we make sure that we have a diverse workplace?...

#law

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How does someone choose between the income of a job or the happiness it will bring?

I think it's fair to say that a decent chunk of people will say they chose a certain job because in the long run they'd be happy to show up there everyday. The side I don't usually hear from are the people that chose a specific career solely based on the amount of money they'd make. I wanted to...

#career #money #job

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What sort of questions should you ask professors to establish a relationship?

If I am attending office hours, what types of conversations and questions will allow us to establish a personalized connection that can be useful for recommendations and career advice in the future? #career #college #professors #networking...

#relationship-building

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erinn e. | Medical School Advising / Higher Education Hey Paige -- there are several things you can do / ...
erinn e. | Medical School Advising / Higher Education Hey Tiffany, it depends -- what career field do you plan ...

What's the difference between a counselor and a psychologist?

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erinn e. | Medical School Advising / Higher Education Hey Vanessa, a counselor has a master's degree. A psychologist must ...

What ways can I put myself out there during college in order to get noticed by potential employers?

I will be studying accounting and actuarial science and will be in the field of business, so networking is important. What type of events should I attend and what should I do personally to maximize my networking opportunities? #business #accounting...

#networking

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Posted by Rachel S.
Bob Gallagher | Forensic Services Partner at PwC I think that Austin’s answer was spot on and great advice. ...

Why are there so few fully funded PhD programs in psychology?

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Are there any good art schools?

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Why is college getting so expensive?

Colleges, nowadays, are becoming incredibly expensive. This may seem like college is not within certain people's reach...

#college

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Should I go on to get a doctorate degree in music after I finish four years as a music education major?

I’m asking because I will be majoring in music education for the next four years in college and wanted to know if there are more job opportunities or if it is overall better to get a doctorate....

#music-education

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Charlie Post | Audio Engineer at Chicago Symphony Orchestra Hi, This is a great question. Although I did not personally ...

What are tips on how to find a entertainment industry internship?

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Charlie Post | Audio Engineer at Chicago Symphony Orchestra Hi, There are many factors to consider to find a program ...

What careers are available for Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Master's degree?

I am currently an undergraduate in Civil Engineering and plan to get a Master's degree in EWRE. #civil-engineer, #civil-engineering, #environmental-engineer, #environmental-engineering, #environmental, #water-resources,...

#engineering

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Posted by Ashley A.
Peter Sturtevant | Retired Civil Engineer Ashley:I followed a very similar career path (as you intend to) ...

What are some regrets from your Under-grad?

Just looking for some hindsight...

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Posted by Cayla A.
Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Wow, you want us to admit to making mistakes? Okay.Biggest regret, ...

Being Attractive to Colleges

Hi! I'm currently a junior in high school and I am worried that colleges won't find me a worthy candidate based on the fact that I don't volunteer much and that I am not in a lot of clubs. What should I do? Should I even worry? Is this a big factor in college admissions? #high-school...

#collegeapplications

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Posted by Alexia G.
Saul Jaime | Post-Doctoral Pharmacologist Hi Alexia,I see that you have received great advice on your ...

What is the MD/PhD track?

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Posted by Aishwarya S.
Saul Jaime | Post-Doctoral Pharmacologist Hi Aishwarya,a MD/PhD teach degree, as the name implies, is a ...

Does it help when looking for jobs to have a Ph.D. in marine biology?

I have wanted to get my degree as a marine biologist through Coastal Carolina University ever since I was in middle school, which was when I first started learning about marine life. I've known that marine science is the only Ph.D. program available at Coastal Carolina, but I am unaware of how...

#career #biology #doctorate-degree #science-phd #marine-biology

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Saul Jaime | Post-Doctoral Pharmacologist Hi Brianna,You will have to ask yourself, what do you want ...

What are some study tips for biology?

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What is the difference between medical school and graduate school in terms of biochemistry?

I have been trying to find detailed information as to how both are different but most websites either give the superficial information or they only talk about how they are similar. I do not know what path to choose so I want to be able to know the difference between the two. I know medical...

#biochemistry #medicalschool #graduateschool #research

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Posted by Monica G.
Saul Jaime | Post-Doctoral Pharmacologist Hi Monica,I will try to be concise and to the point ...

How and When should I apply for graduate school for Clinical Psychology?

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What are ways to pay for a PhD. in Clinical Psychology?

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Posted by DeAnna B.
Saul Jaime | Post-Doctoral Pharmacologist Hi Aishwarya,Although I did not obtain a Biomedical Engineering PhD, I ...

What is the most efficient way to study for finals?

Note cards? Practice tests? Studying from the textbook? Are there any resources that you recommend I take a look at that provide great ways to study for certain subjects? #finals...

#study

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What does an employer usually look for in an employee on the job site?

what is an expected attitude while on the job site? #construction #engineering...

#career

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Posted by ashanti R.
Simon Robson | Retired Engineering Manager with limited consultation I’ve been in the engineering for over 35 years, with the ...

Is biomedical engineering a good major for the future, regarding job opportunities?

How does the salary of a biomedical engineer compare to other professions? Flexibility of work hours? Stability of the job? #job-market #major...

#college-majors

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