College Vocabulary
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Mystery Questions
What is a college "application?"
This is a document or series of documents you must complete to see if you will be accepted into a college.
If you are an economist, or study economics, then you are mostly studying what?
Money, Wealth, Finances
How many colleges & universities do you think are in New York State? 25, 50, 100, or over 100?
There are over 100 colleges & universities in New York State. There are almost 500 altogether.
If you make new styles of clothes then you studied:
Fashion Design
Did all the teachers at the International High School at Prospect Heights go to college in New York? Yes or No?
No, many teachers at IHSPH went to college in other states including New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and even other countries.
What is a college "major?"
This is the subject or related to the subjects you study in college.
If your job is to design and make buildings then you studied:
Architect - Architecture
All colleges & universities in the United States are private schools. Is this true? Yes or No.
No - There are both private & public colleges and universities in the United States.
If you learned how to use science and technology to build machines, engines, and other structures, then you studied:
Before Ms. Nedda was a Principal & Assistant Principal at the International High School at Prospect Heights, what was her job?
Social Worker
What are college "dorms?"
This is a building/residence or place where students can live when they go to college.
If you design apps for the iPhone or Galaxy 6, then you probably studied:
Computer Programming
When you finish you Bachelor's Degree in college, that means you studied for how many years? 2, 4, or 6?
A Bachelor's Degree is 4 years of college.
If you performed in plays and studied how to act then your college major was:
Do you have to be a U.S. citizen to attend college in the United States? Yes or No?
No, you do not have to be a U.S. citizen to attend college in the United States. But, you need to be a U.S. citizen to receive money from the U.S. government to help you pay for college.
What are "extracurricular activities?"
These are other activities you can do other than your classes, such as playing a sport, being part of a club, and etc.
If you use science to gather evidence and information that can be used in courts for criminal trials then you studied:
Forensic Science
While you are in college, are you allowed to change your major, or area of study? Yes or No.
Yes, you are allowed to change your major during your time in college.
How many years of college and study do you need to become a doctor?
To become a doctor you need to study anywhere between 11-16 years, including 4 years of college, and 4 years in medical school.
How many class credits (points) do you need to graduate from high school in New York City?
44 credits
What is "financial aid?"
Financial aid is money you may receive from the government to help you pay for college.
If you scientifically studied the human mind and how this affects people's behaviors, then in college your major was:
If you earned a Master's Degree, then how many years did you study in college?
For a Master's Degree you studied at least 5-6 years in college.
To become a lawyer, how many years of college study do you need?
A lawyer needs to complete 7 years of college education, including their Master's Degree.
If you graduate from high school in New York, are you allowed to go to college in another state? Yes or No?
Yes, you can attend college in any of the 50 states as long as a college in that state accepts you as a student.
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