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Campus Ambassador How do you define Campus Ambassador??

Campus Ambassadors can give tours, show parents around, or show prospective students around the university. They also might serve as ambassadors by going out into the community, such as to local...

Latest answer posted February 11, 2012 12:50 pm UTC

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For college students, what are the similarities that can be found between living on campus and living off campus?

I see the similarities all the time, as I teach at both residential and non-residential colleges. First, classes and coursework are very similar. Second, at most non-residential colleges, clubs and...

Latest answer posted May 1, 2018 11:17 am UTC

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What are the qualities of a good university/college student?

There are many qualities that a good college student needs to have. First, a good student needs intelligence. College classes are not easy. Students need to have the brain power to do well in...

Latest answer posted March 7, 2013 2:51 am UTC

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Do you think colleges have a moral obligation to help students become more ethical individuals? Do you think colleges...

I think that colleges need to teach their subjects in such a way as to incorporate the ethics of the field. This should extend more than one basic ethics class. It is the responsibility of the...

Latest answer posted August 11, 2012 1:10 am UTC

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Should alcohol be allowed on college campuses? Some campuses serve alcohol at sporting events and others will allow...

I do not think alcohol should be sold on college campuses, unless there is some way to keep students drinking it safely. Regulating alcohol consumption might help kids learn to drink safely....

Latest answer posted September 30, 2012 2:47 am UTC

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What, if anything, do you consider a better measure of  potential for success in college than the high school...

Interestingly, there have been studies that indicate that there is a sound relationship between a students' scores in Geometry on standardized tests and their success in college. But, this study...

Latest answer posted February 21, 2012 11:12 am UTC

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Compare and contrast the modern university to the medieval university in terms of (a) its facilities, (b) the...

Medieval universities were somewhat different in different countries, as modern universities are. I will use the examples of Oxford and Cambridge, the first universities in the English-speaking...

Latest answer posted November 24, 2019 9:36 am UTC

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How can you explain to a new student trying to enroll in college why math is the biggest hurdle to get over?

If you are trying to provide peer counseling or academic counseling, the most useful thing to do is to get a copy of the college's Math curriculum. This way, the newly-enrolled student will get a...

Latest answer posted March 10, 2013 3:12 pm UTC

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Does anyone know of any colleges/univerities with good business programs? I have a 3.0 GPA and an 1800 SAT, and would...

There are many college and universities that have a great business program. Let me list a few of them. First, there are the most obvious choices such as University of Pennsylvania, Princeton,...

Latest answer posted February 21, 2012 3:25 am UTC

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Should the United States offer free college education for everyone? Please provide SOURCES for both sides.   Thanks!

If you're speaking of university education with pre-professional or pre-academia or pre-science and -technology course emphases, then no, not everyone should have free higher education because the...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2012 3:57 pm UTC

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How Master's differs from undergraduate level What are the ways (pls provide examples) in which writing literature...

Certainly, there is more specialization on the graduate level where one focuses solely on courses relative to one's Major. In addition, the depth of analysis is increased. Rather than playing...

Latest answer posted April 10, 2012 7:33 pm UTC

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How Did You Choose Where You Went to College?I applied to three schools back when I was in high school. I don't...

I ended up going to the same college my mother went to, though it played no part on my decision. I mentioned it one day at dinner as a possibility and she arranged a tour. I often tell my...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2012 12:09 pm UTC

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How do I raise money for this very expensive trip that I want to go on to receive two college credits for Spanish?...

Work. Besides a payroll job, think of washing cars, babysitting, dog sitting, mowing, raking lawns, painting, etc. There are many things that you can offer to do for older neighbors that they...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2012 3:45 pm UTC

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Argue that university should be free in Britain.

There are two main points to be made for this point of view. The first can be made on the basis of social equity and fairness. From this point of view, university should be free to all so that all...

Latest answer posted November 4, 2012 2:27 pm UTC

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How might reading and going to college change a person?

These things can change people in two main ways. They can change people in ways that have to do with pragmatic, economic issues, but they can also change people in terms of their mindsets. The...

Latest answer posted February 22, 2013 12:26 am UTC

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What is a good university for medicine in the UK?

This is a very subjective question, since every individual will have different experiences and different goals in their field. One 2012 ranking lists Cambridge, Oxford, Edinburgh, and the London...

Latest answer posted July 23, 2012 8:18 pm UTC

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Where can I get college funding assistance? I am starting school on August 20th and am looking for some good...

If you have truly exhausted the basic Internet search for various college scholarships, you have likely found many that are very large and have huge application pools, as well as those that are...

Latest answer posted July 16, 2012 11:32 pm UTC

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Is the University of Pennsylvania a medical school or regular college?

Both. The University of Pennsylvania is a regular school, and a very good school at that. According to their website, U Penn is one of the oldest schools in the country (dating back to 1740). In...

Latest answer posted February 20, 2012 7:45 am UTC

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What is the best UC school? I hear that Berkeley is the best and then UCLA. Is this pretty accurate?

There really isn't an absolute standard of "the best" university or college. Each individual department has various strengths and weaknesses and each school is either a good or bad fit for a...

Latest answer posted June 27, 2012 10:03 pm UTC

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I'm in 10th grade and we just finished our first-semester finals. Will taking a regular English class one time affect...

Taking one non-Honors English course, especially if is simply is not offered at your school, will not adversely affect your ability to get into a good college. Looking at the totality of the...

Latest answer posted January 16, 2016 10:39 pm UTC

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What do you look for when deciding if a resource is scholarly?

The first two things to look for are the source of the information and the credentials of the author. Universities are one of the best sources of scholarly articles. Lets take an example from the...

Latest answer posted July 21, 2013 6:22 am UTC

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Do U. S. colleges devote too much money to intercollegiate sports programs? This question was prompted by another...

They call the major sports "revenue sports" for a reason. They not only pay for themselves, they bring in more money for other, smaller sports. And there is something to the NCAA's campaign about...

Latest answer posted January 25, 2012 12:53 pm UTC

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