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There's too much to know about Programming....where do I start and how do I climb the ladder

How can I gain the required programming experience to climb the ladder? #computer-science #programming...

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Allan B. Ashenfelter’s Avatar Guy Stewart’s Avatar Eric Willisson’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:16

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Posted by Alisha S.’s Avatar Alisha S.
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Allan B. Ashenfelter | Senior Technical Lead at Barclaycard Alisha, A great and very timely question! The programming landscape can ...

I am interested in Computer Science and Information Security, which one is better to go into?

I have an interest for both CompSci and InfoSec, yet I have this problem: I am interested in both. I am not sure which one to pursue? Can anyone help me answer this? #computer-science...

#information-security

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Akshat Pradhan’s Avatar Gina Kim’s Avatar Alexander Peters’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:01

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Posted by Ivan D.’s Avatar Ivan D.
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Akshat Pradhan | code, security, and user experience Being in the InfoSec culture, I was trying to figure out ...

What does the major of computer science entail?

I was curious about this popular major. #computer-science...

#college-major

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Active May 28 at 02:32

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Posted by Amy Z.’s Avatar Amy Z.
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Nancy Hamp, MA | Organizational Leadership • Assessment and Interviewing • Educational ... Computer science involves writing code (programming computers in special languages), mathematics, ...

What is it like to have a computer science degree in an international country?

In the Fall of 2016, I will be studying in NYU Shanghai. I want to have a degree in computer science and am wondering what it's like to have a CS degree outside of the United States. What jobs are available that require a CS degree ? #computer-science...

#computer-engineering

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Active Sep 20 '17 at 11:40

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Posted by Amy C.’s Avatar Amy C.
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Ankur Gupta | Software Developer Intern at Divas in Transition The most important thing is knowledge. Having a degree from best ...

Computer Science Tips?

I just graduated high school, and I'm entering UCSB in the fall. I was wondering if anyone had any general tips for an aspiring software engineer? #computer-science...

#computer

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:28

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Posted by Erick S.’s Avatar Erick S.
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Toshiro K. Ohsumi | Senior Software Engineer at Google Dear Erick, Here are some things I've picked up along the ...

What AP classes would be best to take in high school for an aspiring Computer Science major?

I am going into my junior year of high school, and have already taken AP U.S. History, but my score on the exam hasn't come back yet. What other AP classes should I take starting this year to help me get prepared for a Computer Science major? #computer-science #ap...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:29

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Posted by Tom R.’s Avatar Tom R.
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Patrick Kremer | Senior Partner Solution Engineer at VMware If you're planning on going into a hardcore programming field like ...

Will there be opening jobs in computer science with only having a bachelor’s degree?

My family is pressed about the money for college and I think it would be best to find a job that would only require a bachelor’s degree. Would it make sense for someone who wants a tech job to go for masters? I know it would help but if i had good grades at a 4 year public state university...

#technical #computer-science

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:31

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Posted by Dylan B.’s Avatar Dylan B.
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Brandi Olden | Senior Quality Assurance Asociate at Prudential Financial I agree with Ray. A Master's Degree certainly helps for certain ...

How much experience do you need to be able to work at Google?

I am asking this question, because i am very interested in working at the Google headquarters but I do not know the requirements for that job....

#computer-science

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:44

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Posted by Bryan R.’s Avatar Bryan R.
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Eric Willisson | Software Engineer at Google Hi! The boring, corporate answer is that jobs are listed under ...

How much does living away from a city affect job opportunities?

I am interested in living in a suburban or rural area while working in computer science. My concern is that intuition leads me to think that most of these jobs would be in large cities. Is that accurate? How much is pay affected?...

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Eric Willisson’s Avatar Karthik SP’s Avatar Joanne Mammarelli’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:45

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Posted by Kaleb B.’s Avatar Kaleb B.
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Eric Willisson | Software Engineer at Google You're right that there are more opportunities, and frequently higher pay, ...

What is a day in the life of a computer programmer?

I am going into CIS but not sure exactly what I want to do after graduating with a masters degree. #computer-science...

#computer-programmer

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Active Aug 07 at 08:27

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Posted by Justin W.’s Avatar Justin W.
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Thomas Fairbanks | Consultant/Business Owner/Developer I have a CIS degree. I just go with the flow ...

How hard is it to find a job with a Computer Science degree?

I aspire to get a degree in this field and wanted to get some opinions....

#computer-science

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Joanne Mammarelli’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:45

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Posted by Brandon D.’s Avatar Brandon D.
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Joanne Mammarelli | Systems Engineer For finding a job, add the following to your skills list: ...

How deep into math will I have to delve for a CS degree?

I'm ending military service and am thinking about a CS degree. I'm just worried that my sparse background in math will hinder my plans. Am I right to be worried? #computer-science...

#information-technology

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Active Apr 06 at 22:31

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Posted by Joseph F.’s Avatar Joseph F.
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Narshu Panchal I think it depends on what type of programming you want ...

What's the practical difference between a Computer Science degree and a Software Engineering degree?

I'm trying to narrow down my choice for a major, and am wondering what I could expect to be the difference between the two on a practical level? Classes, job opportunities, etc. #computer-science...

#software-engineering

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Active Aug 14 '17 at 09:48

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Posted by Joseph F.’s Avatar Joseph F.
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kunal arora | WFM Analyst at Dell India Pvt Ltd Software Engineering at glance Software Architecture Project Management Technical Planning Risk ...

What is a good business minor or double major with Computer Science

I like both Business and Computer Science. What is a good double major? #computer-science...

#business

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Joanne Mammarelli’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:46

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Posted by Eric P.’s Avatar Eric P.
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Joanne Mammarelli | Systems Engineer It really depends on what type of business you are interested ...

Would getting a Computer Science degree with a minor in business (or double majoring in both subjects) be better than getting an Information Technology Management Degree?

I am interested in the computer science field but I'd like to move up in my field on the business side of technology. I understand that ITS incorporates both computer science and business however I am worried that I won't get as much exposure to Computer Science, which is what I'd like to learn...

#computer-science #business

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:46

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Posted by Radhika N.’s Avatar Radhika N.
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Davor Gornik | Consulting Product Manager at Dell Technologies You can do a lot with the CS degree, but you ...

Is data analytics a hard field? If so, can you explain what it is as well as how it will evolve in the future?

I am hoping to major in Computer Science and some people have been telling me to look into data analytics. However I can't find that much information about it and don't quite understand the implications of it. I would also like to know my job outlook ( I will graduate from college in about 5...

#computer-science #data-analysis

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Active Oct 11 '17 at 08:53

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Hareesh G | Senior Advisor, Data Science We need to understand data analytics in different layers. Fundamentally, we ...

After finishing a bachelor's/master's degree in computer science. what kind of careers can i expect to work in?

I know there is a lot of job opportunities with a degree in computer science but I don't know which one will suite me best. #computer-science...

#careers

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:47

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Posted by Lizbeth Q.’s Avatar Lizbeth Q.
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Joanne Mammarelli | Systems Engineer While in school take advantange of internships and part-time employment and ...

What kind of fields can a computer science major expect to work in?

What type of thing can we be expected to do? Would we be expected to be able to program in most any subject area, whether it's medical or societal or industrial? Or would we be limited to fewer options post-graduation? #technology...

#computer-science

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Daniel Moy’s Avatar Joanne Mammarelli’s Avatar Carl Manson Jr., PMP’s Avatar
Active Jun 12 at 13:27

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Posted by Luke G.’s Avatar Luke G.
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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer It's pretty flexible. There will be some certain areas that require ...

What kind of jobs can be landed with a Computer Science degree?

I'm planning on going to a smallish school to study Computer science (as I've been interested in computers my entire life). I've read piece about how people have jobs as software engineers and it sounds like the dream job for me. Basically, my question is what all types of jobs open up with a...

#computer-science #technology

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Active Feb 01 at 22:47

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Posted by Quinton S.’s Avatar Quinton S.
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Allen Hillery | Consumer Insights Manager Hi Quinton - Having a technical degree can potentially open many ...

Which program is best to start learning coding?

I want to learn to code. Should I start with python, Java, etc. ? #coding...

#computer-science

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Active Feb 22 at 18:40

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Posted by Ramtin M.’s Avatar Ramtin M.
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Hari Neelakantan | Principal - Security Risk Management That's a great question, Ramtin. My short answer is - if ...

What are some tips to navigating a computer science career?

I am high school senior and I plan on pursuing a degree in computer science. I hope to find a job as a computer programmer after college. What are some tips and things I should try to do in order to increase my chances of getting a job after graduating?...

#computer-science

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Active Mar 22 at 19:18

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Posted by Charles T.’s Avatar Charles T.
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Dr. Drew Lehman, DCS | Consultant Learn a programming language such as Java or C++. An object ...

How do I decide what avenue of computer science I want to pursue?

I am a high school senior planning on majoring in computer science in college. However, there are an overwhelming amount of different computer science paths to take. If I am unsure about my computer science path will there be enough time in college for me to switch between computer science...

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Active Mar 25 at 17:08

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Posted by Charles T.’s Avatar Charles T.
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Daniel V From personal experience, University is very flexible in terms of switching ...

How much experience in a subject does someone need to have to get involved in research in that subject?

In college, I want to participate in computer science related research. I've looked around, and it seems like research topics vary a lot, and it all seems overwhelming and very complex. Would it be odd for me to get started in it freshman year if I already have some background in computer...

#computer-science #research

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Active Apr 15 at 17:22

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Posted by Deeptansha D.’s Avatar Deeptansha D.
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Michael Bracey | Vice President, Life Sciences at Treximo Hi Deeptansha,Even if you had zero experience in the field, getting ...

What is the best way to teach yourself how to code?

I need to learn more about computer science and I feel really behind my peers in the field. When I've asked about resources, I'm usually told to "just use something online" and not given other specifics. #coding...

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Active Aug 03 at 16:16

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Posted by Elisabeth T.’s Avatar Elisabeth T.
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Jiayu Jimmy Wang | Senior Consultant - Forensic Services at PwC Hi Elisabeth, the best way to learn to code by yourself ...

What do I need to know to become a computer scientist?

I would like to know what I need to know for this job...

#computer-science

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Active May 11 at 18:31

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Posted by jessie P.’s Avatar jessie P.
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Shreyas Chand | Android Engineer at Airbnb Hey Jessie!Computer Science is a broad field of study and not ...

How relevant is computer science, in today's world, in comparison to other majors?

Studying #computer-science at UIC is a lofty ordeal indeed. Me and my classmates spend long hours and days completing arduous assignments, learning dense material, and studying for exams. Meanwhile, other majors require less effort and time, while still others require more. This leaves me...

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Eric Willisson’s Avatar Carol Walker’s Avatar Joe Litton’s Avatar
Active Feb 10 at 23:35

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Posted by Matthew J.’s Avatar Matthew J.
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Eric Willisson | Software Engineer at Google As Carol said, think of how much technology has shaped your ...

How can I stay ahead of schedule in my classes?

I've just begun a new semester at UIC after Christmas break. Being a #computer-science major, I've had quite a difficult time catching up with my schedule for the past several semesters. Now I want to do things a bit differently. I want to be ahead so that it doesn't become too tight for me...

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Active Sep 10 at 07:41

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Posted by Matthew J.’s Avatar Matthew J.
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Thomas Fairbanks | Consultant/Business Owner/Developer Time Management is key in college. It is easy to get ...

What are some examples of actual duties at a computer science job?

I am planning to work in the #computer-science sector after graduation, but I lack knowledge on what actual employees do on-site daily. When looking for this answer, I often see descriptions such as "computer engineering" or "software developing", but these doesn't paint the picture for me as...

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Active Jan 24 at 17:12

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Posted by Matthew J.’s Avatar Matthew J.
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Glenn Brown | US Air Force Veteran specializing in Cybersecurity, GPEN,GCIH,CEH The duties will vary greatly from job to job and position ...

Will I have more free time and less stress once I finish college and go to work?

As a #computer-science major in UIC, my many assignments and study hours result in very little time for anything else, including hobbies and sleep. I was wondering whether that is going to change once I have a job, or not. Similarly, does work give stress as college...

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Active Jan 29 at 16:57

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Posted by Matthew J.’s Avatar Matthew J.
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Maxwell Mohr | Management Consulting Associate at PwC Hey Matthew, The answer to your question lies in the profession, ...

What are the hardest parts of learning to code?

I am going to be majoring in computer science so I want to know and start preparing. #computer-science...

#technology

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Active Mar 16 at 21:13

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Posted by Avika A.’s Avatar Avika A.
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Eric Willisson | Software Engineer at Google That's an excellent question!It will surely depend on the person, but ...
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