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Shakuan F. Jun 04, 2016 649 views

List some colleges/universities with a great STEM program aside from the more-popular options, such as Ivy League schools, Georgia Tech, etc?

Many institutions that are cheaper yet offer the same, or better, education to students don't get as much recognition in the press. Can someone provide a list of colleges with great STEM and/or Math programs that are often "underrated?" college mathematics colleges stem college-selection...


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Ameera V. May 27, 2016 752 views

What holds women back the most in a workplace? Preferably women majoring in STEM.

Recently received my Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. I will be attending graduate school in the fall to receive my Master's of Science degree. In the near future I plan on teaching at a university level. women-in-stem women...


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Kassidy T. May 16, 2016 884 views

As a woman in a STEM career, am I more likely to get hired by an employer?

I was wondering how it compares for different genders. stem women-in-stem...


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Eunice S. May 11, 2016 866 views

How challenging is a career in electrical engineering?

I want to be an electrical engineer but I know little about what I will actually be doing in class and in the field. Do the jobs get harder? How big of a degree would be good for a long term career? As a female should I even consider a career here? engineering higher-education...

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Gabriela W. May 04, 2016 819 views

Do bio engineers have weekends off? Is it all work all the time or is there time for a family when the time comes?

I am currently a high school senior who is planning on majoring in bio engineering in the fall. I am asking this question because I like to think ahead and I was just curious. engineer women-in-stem...


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Anina H. May 04, 2016 835 views

What is it like as a woman working in a technical field? Is it harder in any way?

Hi! My name is Anina and I'm a high school senior interning at Career Village. It's become a bit of a running joke between my friends and I that whenever a huge, end-of-term paper comes up in high school, I will inevitably write something about the lack of women and minorities in STEM. But as...

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Augusta I. Apr 26, 2016 810 views

As a woman, why did you decide not to pursue engineering?

This question is for women who declared a field of engineering as their major and later switched to a non-engineering major. college engineering women-in-stem...