Zachary R.’s Avatar
Zachary R. May 13, 2016 949 views

What classes should I take to become a writer?

I am a high school senior and I have always been fascinated with writing and how books are so compelling. It is my dream to do what other writers have done and entertain readers with worlds that I create. #college #college-major #journalism #writer...

#editor

Kendra F.’s Avatar
Kendra F. May 21, 2016 690 views

As a journalist what is the hardest thing about your job? And what is the best state to start a job in journalism

I am a junior in college and am majoring in mass communicantions...

#journalism

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Evan C. May 24, 2016 567 views

Is it easier to get your own book published or to become a journalist for a newspaper/magazine?

I'm really conflicted about what I want to do in regards to my career. Like, the broad idea is pursue an occupation in the writing field, but I just wanted some advice over which one is considered easier. #journalism #writing #english #literature...

#english-literature

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Liya C. May 27, 2016 738 views

Is it a good idea to get a journalism degree if you're not so sure you want to be a journalist?

My college has a great journalism major, but I'm not sure yet if I want to stick with journalism as my career path. I know I want to do something writing-related, but that could include newspapers, magazines, scripts, blogging, publishing, editing, even copyediting is something I'm interested...

#journalism #writing #writer

Anina H.’s Avatar
Anina H. Jul 30, 2016 599 views

How do I find inspiration to write articles for the student newspaper

I want to sign up for one of the many student newspapers at my future college, but I worry that I won't always be able to come up with an idea for an article in time for deadlines. Should I still sign up? How do I find topics if I don't have inspiration?...

#journalism

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Jared C. Nov 02, 2016 461 views

What is one specific moment in the last month when your job as a community manager was most difficult?

It's not all roses, right? When is community management a difficult or painful experience? What's the worst it can get, and what are the personality types that might not be a fit for the profession? _This is part of a question series for CMX Summit to highlight exciting careers in community...

#community-management

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Jared C. Nov 02, 2016 459 views

Is community management a career path that can allow me to support a family in a big city?

Many of our students are trying to find careers that will allow them to support a future family. They need a certain level of compensation for that, and they need relatively predictable work hours to be able to accommodate kids' schedules and make ends meet. Is Community Management a profession...

#community-management

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Angelina P. Feb 08, 2017 3888 views

If you could go back in time and tell your younger-self one thing, what would it be?

What one piece of advice would you want to tell your younger self? Would it be something about jobs and careers, losses and struggles, life and love? What would it be? #business #medicine #marketing #financial-services #social-media #marketing-and-advertising #strategy...

#customer-service

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Brier C. Mar 12, 2017 637 views

Where's a good place to start freelance writing (and just writing in general) if you are inexperienced and still in school?

I'm a high school student who wants to become a writer. I plan on taking courses in college, but I would like to start with little things now and possibly get my first paying job. #writing #first-job...

#creative-writing

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D. O. May 05, 2017 644 views

How difficult is it to get a jobs working for publications like the WSJ and New Yorker?

I'm a student currently pursuing a career in finance, but writing is a real passion of mine. I'm wondering if any professionals working at large publications like the NYT, New Yorker, or WSJ can tell me a bit more about how many job opportunities currently exist. Additionally, I'd love to...

#journalism #writing #english

Natalie F.’s Avatar
Natalie F. Sep 01, 2017 473 views

Journalism

I have always wanted to be a journalist, but with all the controversy over the news and the lack of interest towards newspapers, how do I know if I'm making the right choice? How much money will I make? Will it be enough to support myself? I'm worried that I'm making a bad choice by pursuing...

#journalism #news #english #writing

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Ben L. Oct 02, 2017 746 views

How do I write a good cover letter?

I am applying to a bunch of internships for summer 2018 in the Advertising, Marketing, or Communications fields. If you have any advice that will help me land an internship in one of those fields please let me know! #cover-letters #resume #marketing-and-advertising #communications...

#business

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Mackenzie S. Jan 16, 2018 216 views

What is the best way to apply to scholarships?

I am ready to go to college but i live in New Mexico and am looking to go to college in Texas which is out of state tuition, i am not sure how to apply to scholarships in order to pay for the expenses of going to college in Texas....

#radiology-education

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Leonilo L. Jan 24, 2018 160 views

Should I get my master's right away or wait to see if the company I work for can pay for it?

The reason I ask is because I've heard a few professors talk about how they landed jobs with companies willing to pay for their Master's degree. #helpaguyout...

#freedegree

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Valerie B. May 17, 2018 315 views

If I were to pursue a major in creative writing, what kind of job opportunities would that open up?

I'm asking this because I am uncertain of the type of jobs that make a major in creative writing useful. #creative-writing #college-major #college-advice...

#job-search