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Stuart Bowen

Associate Director of Student Communications
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Fairfax, Virginia
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Jolene Nov 06, 2023 442 views

Are doctorate degrees that aren't PhDs taken seriously at all in academia?

e.g. the Doctor of Education (EdD), clinical doctorates for different disciplines

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Alicia Apr 27, 2023 517 views

What are the basic questions I should ask my advisor as I enter my career field (business in general)?

I'm planning on attending community college this fall for general business with an associates degree. I want to own a small business online. Although a certificate is not required, I do want to know what I'm getting into owning a small business. I'll be setting up an appointment with my advisor...

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Vanisha Aug 21, 2020 606 views

How do students get assistance if an academic need arises?

#assistance #academic

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Haroon Jan 19, 2018 635 views

How do I transfer to a 4 year?

I am curious to know how to get to a university.

#needhelp #college #college-admissions

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Ronain Sep 01, 2017 905 views

If I want transfer out of the current college I go to and my credits don't transfer? Will I have to retake those courses?

I've heard many stories of credits not transferring over after leaving a college. It's a scary idea to think of because then those classes were basically pointless. #transfer #collegecredits #college #college-advice

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Sandra Sep 01, 2017 998 views

Is it better to stick to a community college for all 4 years or is it better to transfer to a university?

I'm currently enrolled into a community college and i am a freshman. Should i continue in a community college or should i transfer in 2 years or less into a university? I want to major in architecture. #architecture #community-college #college #college-major #academic-advising

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Kevin Sep 01, 2017 808 views

What is the average cost for a private university in Virginia?

I plan on attending a private university and I'm wondering about the cost. #expensive #college #university

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Marc Oct 03, 2017 1021 views

HOw does one work towards becoming an admissions counselor and or academic advisor?

I am working currently and belatedly on my bachelor's degree in psychology and education at SUNY Old westbury as an adult transfer student. But my REAL passion is and has been for a long time now, to work towards helping young people find the college of their choice and get into exciting degree...

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Bridget Apr 14, 2017 3506 views

Are CLEP tests a pass/fail scoring system?

is it a pass/ fail test #college #university #college-credit #clep-test

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Tia May 12, 2016 1124 views

What parts of a resume are most important for administrative work?

I was hired after doing a work study, but have a friend who isn't finding employment. He isn't sure what to add to his resume, or if certain sections should come first. #college #job-search #hiring

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Allya Aug 30, 2016 1510 views

If you don't know what exactly it is you want to pursue a career in, how exactly do you pick a major for college/university?

I'm interested in quite a few different career paths and all of the career paths can't be tied together in just one major and I'm not too sure as to which career path that I intend on pursuing or if I will pursue more than one. I'm still trying to figure things out but scholarships are mostly...

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Jasmine May 23, 2016 1132 views

What is the best way to determine if your major is the best major for you?

I recently thought I found the perfect major and minor. I was really excited to finally go from undecided to declaring my current major/minor, Apparel Merchandising and Product Development/Marketing. I was glad to finally share my decision with family and friends, only to have them make me...

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Karen Sep 02, 2016 1433 views

What type of clothing is business casual?

I am planning on going to a few interviews for internships/jobs and I am required to wear 'business casual.' I have tried looking this up on Google, but there are multiple different options that make things too vague. Please list the types of clothing for both males and females, as this...

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Kartik Sep 04, 2016 999 views

How to get scholarship?

I need one. #academic-advising

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Hailey May 16, 2016 1603 views

is having a minor in college really necessary?

I am asking this because when I started my first year of college I was not planning on having a minor. I have asked a handful of people if it is really necessary and I always get different answers, so now I bring my question to this website for the professionals. My advisor at school is pushing...