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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...

#computer-science

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Active Apr 16 at 16:10

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Posted by Elisabeth T.
Jiayu Jimmy Wang | Senior Consultant - Forensic Services at PwC Hi Elisabeth, the best way to learn to code by yourself ...

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.
Michael Bracey | Vice President, Life Sciences at Treximo Hi Deeptansha,Even if you had zero experience in the field, getting ...

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.
Joanne Mammarelli | Systems Engineer I'd be a little concerned .. but it's learnable. The foundation ...

How will I know which classes will transfer from a community college to a University?

I'm going to community college to earn an associate of science and then plan on transfering my credits to a 4-year but I don't want to waste my time on classes that won't transfer. #technology...

#computer-science

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Active Apr 05 at 21:03

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Posted by Erica H.
Steve Jones | Assurance Associate at PwC Hi Erica,I also went to a community college for a couple ...

How do I start to learn how to program?

Computer science is important in all jobs and aspects of life, but I don't know where to start when it comes to learning how to program. #computer-science...

#computer-programming

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Active Apr 04 at 16:12

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Posted by Catherine N.
Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer The MIT intro course using python is a pretty good starting ...

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...

#computer-science

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Active Mar 25 at 17:08

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Posted by Charles T.
Daniel V From personal experience, University is very flexible in terms of switching ...

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.
Dr. Drew Lehman, DCS | Consultant Learn a programming language such as Java or C++. An object ...

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

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 Mar 13 at 18:54

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Posted by jessie P.

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.
Leon Heckman | Release Engineer at Arbella Insurance Group Answer from Vinay Kola<h1>"Vinay Kola</h1>Software Developer at SnapchatI would say Python.A ...

Where can I expect to be in five years?

As a computer science student, the road to have a successful career are so uncertain because the field changes as the world is constantly changing. In five years, will I see myself be working for desired firms like Microsoft, HP, or even Google? #technology...

#computer-science

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Active Feb 15 at 10:32

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Posted by dat C.
Eric Willisson | Software Engineer at Google You're right that the field is moving quickly. Eboni's point about ...

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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Active Feb 10 at 23:35

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

What is the level of difficulty I am willingly to face to get what I want?

I am a university student with computer science as my major at CSUS, and I am planning to transfer to UNR with a 3.1 GPA. I do well on programming assignments but when I face a difficult program, I question myself if I am good enough for a degree in computer science and for the high demanding...

#computer-science #technology

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Active Feb 08 at 12:58

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Posted by dat C.
Allen Hillery | Consumer Insights Manager Hi Dat - Your GPA sounds pretty good. You will have ...

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.
Allen Hillery | Consumer Insights Manager Hi Quinton - Having a technical degree can potentially open many ...

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.
Maxwell Mohr | Management Consulting Associate at PwC Hey Matthew, The answer to your question lies in the profession, ...

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 Jan 24 at 20:29

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Posted by Matthew J.
Theresa DeRoo | Finish Painter/Tile Design & Setter/Exhibits I had a giant calendar, marked each class in a different ...

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.
Glenn Brown | US Air Force Veteran specializing in Cybersecurity, GPEN,GCIH,CEH The duties will vary greatly from job to job and position ...

What is the average daily hours worked by a computer programmer?

Searching for a career in this field, but I would like to know the average hours worked on a daily basis as well as is the pay ok? I have a growing family here in Chicago....

#computer-science

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Active Jan 18 at 16:51

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Posted by Betty A.

What specific jobs are available for those who are interested in computer science and math?

These are topics I would strongly consider majoring in #math...

#computer-science

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Active Oct 27 '17 at 18:04

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Posted by William D.
Lauren Patterson | Google Software Engineer Hi William, First I think it is amazing you are interested ...

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

Is loan for college a good option?

This is because I planing of applying for a...

#computer-science

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Active Oct 02 '17 at 08:33

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Posted by Michael A.
Susan Price | Managing Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, People and Organization You should ask your high school guidance counselor for assistance in ...

What are the basic differences between a Computer Science major and a Computer Programming major?

I am interested in majoring in something to do with Computers, whether that be engineering, programming, etc, and I would like to know the basic differences between such majors. #computers...

#computer-science

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Active Sep 24 '17 at 23:58

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Posted by Jarrett F.
Eric Willisson | Software Engineer at Google Hi, Jarret! In brief, they are close enough to being the ...

What kind of program should i do to display my skills to colleges?

I want to know some projects I should complete to show to colleges my skills. #computer-science...

#college-admissions

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Active Sep 23 '17 at 18:09

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Posted by Remus W.
Collette Maxwell-George | Managing Funds and Ensuring Compliance at William S. ... Your applying because you are wanting learn more about the field, ...

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.
Ankur Gupta | Software Developer Intern at Divas in Transition The most important thing is knowledge. Having a degree from best ...

What is the most challenging thing about being A computer Science major?

I'm trying to figure out what is the most challenging aspect of computer science. Did it meet your expectations or was the work more difficult than you thought? #technology...

#computer-science

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Active Sep 13 '17 at 21:53

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Posted by Sammy T.
Joanne Mammarelli | Systems Engineer Difficult is in the eyes of the beholder. Personally, I like ...

In order to get a job early in your major are you required to do summer internship or extra classes?

I want to get a job in my major early...

#computer-science

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Active Sep 05 '17 at 15:04

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Posted by Victor O.
Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer You're not *required* (especially in computer science where there's a lot ...

Whats the best way to prove that you have experience when applying for a job?

I realize that there are some jobs that require that you have experience and a way to show that. However, if you are straight out of college and the only real experience you have is what you did in college, is this enough?...

#computer-science

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Active Sep 04 '17 at 11:33

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Posted by Stephen C.
Hagen Finley | Technical Sales DELL Alliances Hello Stephen, The first job is often the hardest to get ...

Computer Science Jobs

Is the computer science job market going to continue to grow or is there a surplus of people studying computer science and taking most of the future jobs?...

#computer-science

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Active Sep 01 '17 at 14:19

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Posted by Ivan B.
Jeff Sloan | Software engineer - firmware Retired Hi Ivan, Good question! I will ask a question of you. ...

What kind of classes should I have completed to apply for CS internships?

Also, I want to know the skills that I should have by the time I apply for my first internship. #computer-science...

#personal-development

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:52

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Posted by Kemi L.
Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer Yup, agree with Nassar's answer. You should be reasonably comfortable writing ...

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.
kunal arora | WFM Analyst at Dell India Pvt Ltd Software Engineering at glance Software Architecture Project Management Technical Planning Risk ...

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