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Dylan M. May 25, 2016 662 views

Why do many students not complete undergraduate degree after 4 years?

Many schools show low percentage of 4 year graduation rates. Are these percentages for BS or BA degrees? Any why does it seem to take most student longer than 4 years to finish their undergrad degree?...

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Emily H. May 27, 2016 1863 views

For a college graduate: If you could go back to your freshman year of college, what is one thing you wish you would have known, and one thing that you would do differently?

I know that now, as a senior in high school, there are a few things that I wish I could go back and tell my younger self... such as "don't worry about what other people think of you," "be more outgoing," and "apply for more scholarships your junior summer." In the same way, I am sure that...

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Calvin K. Jun 23, 2016 827 views

What type of education do I need to become a counsellor?

Do I need a degree in psychology? Social work? What type of degree do I need for a career in counselling? psychology social-work counselor counseling counselling...

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Jesus V. Jul 28, 2016 1040 views

What is better: going into a four-year university as "undeclared" or going to a community college for the first two years of school?

I am a senior in high school, and I don't know what I want to study in college. I'm currently taking IB classes which should cover my freshman year in college. I have an easy access to a community college system. I also have a high probability of getting into a 4 year school, economically...

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Paajcha Julie X. Apr 22, 2017 1056 views

Is it appropriate to add work experience in a place you weren't officially employed at in your resume?

My parents own a grocery store, and when I was a young child, I would help by doing simple tasks such as putting away shopping baskets, aiding cashiers with bagging groceries, and bringing shopping carts inside the store. I also worked at the deli section when it first opened and took orders...

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Abby L. Nov 08, 2017 578 views

Should I bring my resume to a college interview?

I feel like it could be useful, but I'm not sure. If so, what's the recommended length? How would it work with an online/Skype interview? college interviews...

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Rachel F. Jan 13, 2018 404 views

Other than samples of my writing, what is appropriate to be included in my portfolio and/or resume?

I am an adult-learner entering an entirely new field of employment. I am a paralegal student and am beginning to put together a portfolio. Samples of my writing will be included (case brief, legal memo, client letter, etc.), but I would like to know if it is appropriate for me to include...

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Jenna K. May 13, 2018 586 views

Is making a resume important to get ready for college?

In my Personal, Career, and Development Skills class, I was required to make a resume even though I am not applying for a job. I was wondering, is it important to have a resume to apply for college in the future? resume college preparing-for-college resume-writing...

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Gabriela M. Aug 31, 2018 554 views

What should I put on my resume?

I want to start saving up for college, but I don't know what to put on my resume. I don't have work experience, haven't volunteered, and haven't been on any big projects. I have been in clubs and organizations, played instruments, and done other activities outside of school but none of them...

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Victoria G. Dec 17, 2018 802 views

What are some tips when it comes to making a resume?

I am currently looking for internships in the accounting field. I have never made a resume and don't have any work experience so I am unsure of how to start and what to include in my first resume. I am also wondering what do employers look for in a resume. resume internship job-application...

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Franda A. Oct 04, 2019 148 views

What education level do i need to become a nurse?

i graduated i have my high school diploma and currently attending job corps here in Hawaii...

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Paula C. Oct 21, 2019 415 views

How would I do a resume?

I'm looking to do a professional resume to include my college courses...

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