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Student Voices by CV .. Nov 06, 2015 784 views

How long before the college application deadlines should I ask my teachers for a letter of recommendation?

This question was asked by a high school junior who knows college application deadlines are approaching for the seniors of her school. She wants to get a jump on her letters of recommendation, and she wants to know how soon is too soon for the request. She's interested in pursuing an english...

#online-publishing #college #english #publishing #college-advising #college-applications

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Brendan V. Feb 08, 2016 726 views

GPA? how is it looked at??

Im currently a junior in high school and this now is just crossing my mind, do colleges add up all 3 or 4 years of GPA and then divide it by a certain number to get an overall high school GPA or is it freshman year is one GPA, sophomore is another GPA, Junior year is another GPA and senior year...

#college #help #school #gpa

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Jasmine M. May 06, 2016 699 views

Does Accounting offer many job opportunities once you've graduated?

I am asking this question because I am pursuing a business degree but not sure which part of business I want to major in. I have come up with two and Accounting is one of them. #business...

#accounting

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Dominique N. May 13, 2016 409 views

How can I find the best roommate for me

I'm going to a completely new state and I know no one I just want to find someone who I can click with...

#college

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Eric Z. Jul 28, 2016 709 views

What is a gap year and is it for me?

I have heard that more and more students are taking gap year after high school and before their college studies. I know the general gist but what exactly is a gap year and why might I want or not want to take one?...

#college

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Miles F. Oct 05, 2016 548 views

Does being a decent, good, or great writer play an important part in future careers?

Is becoming a good writer extremely necessary in the business world, especially in fields such as finance because I do not understand why we need to take multiple English classes in college. #business...

#finance

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Max K. Oct 19, 2016 365 views

What does a day in the life of a neuroscience researcher look like?

As my aspiration, I would like to request some information on what my future would look like. Is there the freedom to research topics of choice? Or do companies hire researchers to work on projects for them? If so, is there a way to get into your own lab for personal research? What were your...

#college-major #neuroscience #neurology

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Mounia M. Mar 12, 2017 542 views

What job title would I hold if I wanted to provide businesses with employee personality assessments?

I'm wondering if jobs that help businesses with finding the best employees with personality assessments are psychology based jobs or a form of consulting? #career #psychology #jobs...

#consulting

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Cindy L. Jul 25, 2017 887 views

What's your weakness?

College student seeking internship position. Well, no one is perfect, we all have weakness. During the interview, I found this question a bit tricky. I would like to know how you approach this kind of question. What does HR really want to know from this question? #interview #hr...

#college #interviewing-skills #interview-preparation #career-counseling #job-application

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Melissa A. Jul 29, 2017 474 views

If you received multiple misdemeanors in various states which all were determined dismissed, will the government hire you?

I have a friend who got misdemeanors and an injunction in two different states, everything turned out to be dismissed or basically denied because nothing actually happened. They do show up in the court systems though. My friend wants to get a job with the government and has the skill set for...

#career-details #recruiting #human-resources #government #personal-development #job-application

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Crystal R. Aug 03, 2017 660 views

If I am undecided about what career I want, would double majoring be a good idea?

The two majors I want are very different, communications, and psychology. I want to be a psychologist because it is more practical and it is almost guaranteed a job, but I also want to work at BuzzFeed because it is such an open place and I would have to be on top of my mental game all the...

#double-major #psychologist #major #majors #psychology #double #undecided #communications

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Briana P. Aug 08, 2017 1056 views

Is it time for me to get a part time job?

My name is Briana and I'll be starting my second year at my community college this upcoming fall semester. I'll be taking thirteen units and my parents have been recently pushing me to apply for a job with nods to "we're hiring" signs. I understand with my age I should be working, but I'm not...

#psychology #community-college #work-life-balance #women-in-stem #first-generation-college-students #japan

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Alexandra C. Aug 13, 2017 421 views

How do you ask an institution or professional for shadowing opportunities?

I am currently a college psychology student. There is a particular clinical institution that I would be interested in doing some shadowing at. My problem is that I'm not sure how to ask if shadowing opportunities are available when I have no prior relationship with the institution. My target...

#professional-development #career-planning #job-shadowing #career-exploration #clinical-psychology #psychology #communication-skills #networking #therapy

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Nathan S. Aug 17, 2017 555 views

What Should I major in if I want To Run A Non Profit

Hi I am just wondering What I should major in if I would like to start/run a charity that is dedicated to helping the familes and children affected by rare diseases? #medicine #non-profit-management...

#nonprofits