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Karen Ruggles

Assistant Professor of Digital Art at DeSales University
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations - Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania
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Jada Apr 14, 2021 662 views

What steps should I take for choosing the best college for the career I want to go into?

I'm a junior, and I want to get a job in the animation industry. I recently moved from San Francisco to the Mississippi, and I'm struggling to find a school that would have a major that lines up with my career paths.

#career-paths #college #careers

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Olivia Nov 06, 2019 508 views

What are some tips to give to new animators?

What are some tips or advise in general that will benefit new animators in the long run for this career?

#animation #art #graphic-design #personal-development

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Frank Sep 10, 2019 463 views

What can i do to improve my animation skills?

As a senior in high school, i don't have a lot of money for an animation program on a computer (ie. Toonboom, Animate, etc.). What can i do to improve? #animation #graphic-design #video-games

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Frank Sep 06, 2019 567 views

What are the different fields of animation?

My name is Frank and i'm currently a senior in highschool. I'm currently interested in animation, but don't quite know how many fields there are. #animation

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Bianca Jul 10, 2018 586 views

I don't know what to minor in, what can I minor in?

I'm planning to major in biology, although I don't know what to minor in. I love medicine, especially like helping people, I want to become a doctor of some sort but I don't know what kind of doctor. #pre-med #biology #doctor

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Rebecca Apr 24, 2018 788 views

What kind of services do colleges provide for people with learning disabilities?

I am a student who has ADD, Dyslexia and Social Anxiety. I also have 504 accommodations. #learning-disabilities #college #dyslexia #anxiety #add #disability #services

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Darnell Jul 24, 2018 656 views

Is it wise to get a job on campus?

I need a way to make money but do not know if I should find a job on campus or look at places around the campus.
#money

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Olivia Jul 23, 2018 722 views

How does studying abroad work? Costs? College credit? Etc.?

#travel #international-affairs

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Paige Jul 29, 2018 483 views

I'm going to have a job during college, do you guys have any suggestions on how to juggle both school and work?

I've heard that getting a job during college is extremely hard, and was wondering if you had anyway to help lift that load of both classes and work. #jobs

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Kiarra Jul 29, 2018 684 views

Balancing family and school

I am a Biology major and I attend school about an hour and forty five minutes away from home.. my family expects me to call them everyday but honestly, I forget to sometimes because i'm always doing work or I fall asleep and forget to call. A professor I know recommended I put my family on a...

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Hanna Jul 29, 2018 691 views

What if I want to go to college but don't know what to major in?

I have a wide range of interest in many different areas. I have no idea what i would like to major in but i do plan to go to college right out of high school. what path should i take if i am undecided by the time i start applying for colleges? #help #college-major #undecided

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Netanya Mar 26, 2018 2538 views

What is the best way to land a job as an illustrator?

I plan to major in illustration/animation at San Jose State University but am clueless on how to go about finding a job after college. I've never had an adult who was into the arts the way I was, so I haven't found much solid advice. I realize that it will take time and experience, but my goal...