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I wanted to ask about living, working, and academic balance. I'm 19 and will be moving out in August. I'm not sure how to prepare my academics for moving out and working. I'm afraid they'll take a hit.
I've been taking 18 credit hour semesters since I'm a double major and want to finish on time. My majors are communications and business administration. I say that because I know it's important. Is it realistic to work almost full-time and take 18 credit hours? I do school online because I learn better that way, so I don't have to worry about scheduling.
I do pretty well with 18 credit hours, but I'm really anxious. I wasn't working this spring, so I could just focus. I did have quite a bit of free time though, so that's something to think about. But, from people who know what these major requirements are like, what would you do? Everyone, what do you think? Any advice or guidance is readily welcome.
There are some universities that specifically offer year-long classes and there are some that do semester-long classes.
What would be harder? Someone doing all 10 year-long classes in one year or someone who is doing 6 classes per semester (so at the end of the year they have done 12 classes).
So, I have to finalise which university I'll be attending this fall for an undergrad business degree, and my final two options are University College Dublin in Ireland and Arizona State University in the US. I'd really appreciate it if anybody could help me out by stating pros and cons of either university or just giving any general advice.
any econ majors here and what are yall doing? additionally is econ a good major?
I’m looking for this mascot. It looks familiar, it was in my image gallery for a long time. Thanks.
So i’m trying to start applying to colleges as soon as possible and etc BUT I am considering taking the SAT again in August for the last time. However I know that most colleges begin opening applications at that time so would that be a smart thing to do? I was trying to do early admission but I don’t know if I can even do that now if I don’t have the SAT scores I want to send in along with the application.
I do not condone cheating but was just curious about how blackboard works and what it can do. And I could not find any difiniative information online.
So i’m going to be a senior and will be graduating in the spring of 2024. I really wanted to get started as early as possible with college applications and scholarships but literally have no clue where to start. How do I find scholarships? What are the best things to do as of now to make my senior year as least stressful as possible?
I am an incoming freshman and I am looking to double major in Biology and Physics. I am wondering just how difficult a double major like this would be and if its feasible to graduate on time. Any advice is greatly appreciated!
Looking to pick up one of these to pair with my finance major next school year. Data science is probably more useful for the field but I was wondering which one is generally easier. GPA is the main priority so knowing this would help before I go in, thanks.
A lot of people have been telling me that I have to teach myself pretty much everything if I want to have the best chance of passing all of my classes and graduating which I want because I want to graduate on time or early.
This might be especially true when I will have to take Macroeconomics and Microeconomics where the class has so much material to cover in less time and there is not enough time in class to cover it all and plus Macroeconomics and Microeconomics are known for being just as hard as Chemistry I/II, Physics I/II, Calculus I/II, even Organic Chemistry and Intermediate Accounting.
I know definitely that I want to go into the field of biotech & bioinformatics, but would a dual degree in Business Administration and Biochemistry or Data Science and Biochemistry be more favorable for going into the job market?
I just graduated with a degree in finance and management this past week. My parents are strongly pushing me to part take in my college’s sports management master’s program because I love sports.
I just feel that most people that have jobs in sports do not have a sports management degree. Also I am starting to think that I would be making a lot less than a traditional job. Additionally, it seems like there are too many applicants for the number of jobs available.
Does anyone have any insight on if sports management degrees are actually worth it? My school also has a general business graduate program, but I already enrolled for program in sports management. I am just starting to doubt my decision.
Thanks if you read this far.
I want to go to grad school for mass media/communications in canada I want to go to a school preferably with less than 20,000 students I also would like the school to have a hockey team as I want to go into hockey related media. If you have any reccomendations let me know.
Hi! I need some advice. I’be just finished my second year of college and it is awful. I want to love what I’m doing (electrical engineering major) but im sitting at a 1.94 gpa. I am taking a summer class to make up a failed one, but I need another class that follows it to meet the requirements for 2 of my fall classes. The class I need is only held in spring and the 2 fall classes are only held in fall. The other 2 require another class I just failed. Im begging my department for an independent study, as they won’t hold the class due to size, but they refused. I can’t justify paying an unholy amount of money for an extra semester or year, or taking classes somewhere else over the summer.
All that being said, do i try to make up all of the classes I need before fall or do i finally give myself a break and take a semester off? My mental health has gone quickly downhill each semester and it’s only getting worse. I’m so burnt out and don’t know what to do. Do I push through the summer and my last 2 years to graduate on time or give myself a break, come back and take the classes in spring and be caught up next fall? I’m so lost and so exhausted. Any advice helps. Thank you
Hello! I’m an incoming junior majoring in applied math with an associates in computer science from my cc. My goal is to be a software engineer. My question is should I try and double major in cs or data science? Or should I just focus on working on my portfolio, take some cs classes, and try and land an internship? Some more context, my applied math major allows a concentration and that concentration can be CS.
I'm going into college this fall and was wanting to start preparing for some classes this summer. I'm trying to determine if, for a class such as organic chemistry, it would be worthwhile to take a course at a local community college for a few hundred dollars or self-study with khan academy. I doubt my school would accept the credit from community college anyways because the school I'm attending is out of state. What would you guys recommend?
I’m thinking of going back to get another Masters Degree after finishing my first. I wanted to know what Masters degree partners well with a MSW (Masters of Social Work). Also thinking of going back to get another bachelors as well. Already have a Bachelors in Sociology.
So what Bachelors and Masters partner well with a MSW and a BA in Sociology.
From what I understand, any bachelors degree could apply you into law school, but could a bachelors degree in criminal justice be more appealing to get into law school compared to other degrees like business, communications, CS or philosophy? I’m majored in IT but I think I’d rather do a bachelors in CJ because not only is it actually going to be way more easier and interesting but because also I feel like it’s a better look. I may however finish my bachelors in IT because it can help me get many career opportunities, but could this bachelors in IT be any different in terms of looks when it comes to getting into law school? Would it be harder for me to get into law school if I had a bachelors in IT? IT is interesting for me but I’m more interested in law and would love to go to law school.
I have been having an issue with this professor all semester but I’m not sure what I can do since final grades were submitted on June 1st.
I have a quiz that was graded as a 0, I emailed him around May 28th about this issue (as he made us wait until that point to email him about any mistakes). I felt like this quiz was an error as all my other quizzes were around 70-90% and the date it was inputted was a lot later than all my other grades. He emailed me back the next day saying he will have the TA look into it then nothing.
Plus I looked at my grade report, on my GPA the class was reported as a “C” I felt this was off so I went to double check my final grade for this class and it is an 83% (he did a point system so I had a 1,577.71/1895.5). Looking at his syllabus, an 83% should be a B-. And if my quiz grade was graded accurately, it should be even higher.
Im not sure what I can do or where I can go, does anyone have any advice??
Edit: can’t edit title, but I meant to say final grade was reported incorrectly.
Hi! I'm trying to see how this schedule sounds. I'm a student at a community college and this will be my last year before I transfer to a university.
I was thinking this schedule for Fall, but I'm wondering if it sounds like too much. I didn't really want to take a summer class but I might if you guys think the workload is too much. I probably will not work and just focus on school. I am a Dean's List student with pretty good study habits.
What do you think?
I keep thinking about this, but I'm thinking about if this instructor's behavior around this student appropriate? BTW this happened a long time ago.
It was an art class in community college, both are women; the instructor was like in her early-mid 40s and the girl was 22-23. They knew each other three years before the girl enrolled the painting class. They have each other number and been to each other homes. I don't know that's a good idea to do something like that, like what if your spouse is also your student? I don't know if this type of mentorship relationship is appropriate?
I know they were very close (the instructor said they are close). I don't think they were actually dating (the instructor was married to a man). They hinted a strong chemistry.
The instructor told her that she'll tell some owners of art gallery she knows to consider/accept the girl's work of art. She didn't seem keen when I asked for the same/similar opportunity based on high grades I received from her. Like she just told me to just apply to them, but she didn't really want to talk to them personally to consider mine. But I think it was my lack of knowledge of contemporary art why she didn't want to help me out for an opportunity like that.
I am a 22f who graduated from a state university with a degree in Sociology and a minor in Political Science a little over a year ago. I am facing difficulties in finding a job in my field and currently hold a 40k/year job. Living in a highly expensive city, I have been struggling to save money. I wonder if it is too early to consider changing my career path by returning to school. There is a state university nearby that offers a joint BS/MS program in Computer Science, which seems like an opportunity to obtain two degrees for the price of one. It is important to note that I do not have any financial support from my parents, and I already have 20k in student loans. Ideally, I would like to cover half of the expenses for this new academic venture from my own funds and the remaining portion through a student loan. What are your thoughts and advice on this matter?
edit: I ended up pursing Sociology because I wanted to do research. I’ve considered Masters in Sociology or Data Science as well. I’m just extremely indecisive and at a job that I do not like.
I transferred in 2019 with a 3.7 GPA to a Cal State about 2 hours away. Well, Covid happened my second semester, and I also had a pretty bad mental breakdown that I had to get hospitalized for shortly afterwards. It was hard for me to get my bearings again. I also just realized that I did not like the school I went to for multiple reasons.
I ended up going on a LOA since I moved back to my hometown, and am looking to transfer to a more local Cal State here.
Here’s the thing, I kind of tanked my GPA. I have a 2.3 right now and the Cal State I’m trying to apply to in August for Spring admission is somewhat competitive.
I’m wondering if anyone here has been in the same boat and had success. My CC GPA was really high, but my current GPA is not that great. Do they weigh both equally or did I kind of shoot myself in the foot? TIA!
How do I go about making friend from another college/university? I want to branch out to other people from neighboring schools but I don’t know how to go about it.
My scholarship requires me to take 12 credits every semester. Last fall, I took 5 classes and I stupidly assumed they were each 3 credits (because they usually are), but one of them was actually only 2 credits. I dropped one of the classes thinking I would still be meeting the requirement of 12 credits. I didn't realize I was only taking 11 that semester until I got a notification that my scholarship was cancelled and I checked my transcript to figure out why.
I feel so stupid for not making sure I was taking enough credits. I meet all the other requirements, I'm well above the minimum GPA, but I lost my scholarship because of a dumb mistake. If I tell the scholarship office what happened, is there any chance I can recover it? It says I can submit an appeal if I had an "exceptional circumstance i.e. medical issue, death in the family, etc." so I don't know if appealing would help in this case. :(
I'm looking for an extension that displays a definition of any word you double click online but all the ones I've found don't work when when Darkreader (dark mode extension) is active.
I am being forced by my parents to study in the Philippines where our family came from because of the cheap tuition and so i can avoid not having student loan debt, the question is this.
would it be worth it to get an Engineering Degree and Marketing in the Philippines and then go back to the United States?
I heard that if i get an Engineering Degree abroad, i would have to repeat it again in the USA and i would not wanna do that.
Sorry in advance for formatting, Im on mobile.
Im starting college later this year, and I'm dorming. The thing is, I have no clue what I actually need if that makes any sense. I've looked online and these lists have so many things in them and I cant imagine theyre all actually needed.
It'll be a 5-6 hour drive between my house and my college, so it isn't too far if i need to drive home and get something, but its far enough that I'd really rather not.
Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.