Colleges and Career

Cathy Wise  
Scacco 7th
4/19/14

University of Texas at Austin

The university of Texas at Austin founded in 1883 is one of the most respected universities in the nation.

The university contributes to the advancement of society through research, creative activity and the development of new knowledge.  

Many UT classes are large and smaller sections fill up quickly most classes are over 100 people, but the professors try to interact with the students.

The expenses of living on campus and off campus is the same.

The expenses for academic year 2013-2014 is $9,798 in-state and $33,842 out-state, books and supples $750

Academic/ Social life

Annual festivals include 40 Acres, a sprawling carnival of all the campus organizations.

The most popular majors at University of Texas--Austin include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; Engineering; Social Sciences; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences.

This university has 33.8% of its classes that are fewer than 20 students.

The entire UT tower is lit orange for a conference championship and orange tower with a number one means a national championship.

Also this tower has been the UT's most recognizable landmarks and symbol since it was completed in 1937.

The "Hook 'em Horns" is the symbol of the Texas Longhorns



University of California in Berkeley

The University of California was founded in 1868, envisioned as "city of learning" was established at Berkeley on San Francisco Bay.

This college is a semester based academic calendar.

UC Berkeley is a large public university where students feel that their "professors are all warm, open and inviting."

Students find individual attention within "upper division classes". These classes tend to have smaller class sizes. The class size depends on the professor.

From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.

130 academic departments and more than 80 interdisciplinary research units.

Also this college falls within the World's Best Design Schools.

Social/ Academic life

Academic take up a large amount of students' free time, with a diversity of majors and interests, students note life here is "anything you want it to be".

The student-faculty ratio at UC-Berkeley is 17:1 and the school has 63.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students.

The amount of fun that you'll have depends on your course load. Though there are always events on campus.

Traditions

4.0 Ball: The stone ball in front of the Campanile is more than a century old.

Big C: This C is visible in the hills above campus was built in 1905 by the men of the classes of 1907 and 1908 who in heavy rain fall formed a human chain to relay buildings materials up the slope.


Marketing

Marketing careers attract creative and driven individuals. Though most marketing jobs are specialized, marketing typically draws on your ability to match perception of the market with achievable plans of actions.

A career in marketing can take you in several different directions.

A great thing about marketing is that it is a function that is needed in every company, and in every industry, so career potential is unlimited.

Marketing isn't just about advertising and sales, it is much broader and more strategic in focus.

Creativity and communication skills are important to success in this profession.

Career highlight

You can find many opportunities in marketing in the following categories:

Market Research

Brand Management

Advertising

Promotions

Public Relations

Advertising is the one that sound better to me. My friend Sofia said "You can do so much with advertising, you can work on a big company as well as work for a starting company. You can also work in what ever area you want like makeup, foods. A specific company like Coca Cola and Nike."


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