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What is it like to be an electrical engineer?

With college right around the corner, I would like to know what it really is like to do this job. I'm trying to decide if this is the career I really would like to pursue. I know some about electricity already and I like the way it all goes in patterns. But I would just like to know if this is...

#mathematics #engineering #physics #electrical-engineering #stem


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Rachel Chace | AmeriCorps Urban Education Fellow, TutorCorps You will need to focus on stress and time management. In ...

How much math is involved in Computer Science and what do you do on a day to day basis with that profession?

I am a Junior at Boston Latin School and I am really interested in math and definitely find it my strongest subject. I love the problem solving/using formulas and algorithms aspect of it. A lot of people have recommended me to look into Computer Science as well since I love math so much....

#mathematics #computer-science #computer-engineering


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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:04

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Posted by Nicole C.’s Avatar Nicole C.
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Leslie Finger | Ph.D. Student in Political Science at Harvard University I can answer the first part of your question better than ...

How stressful is studying math in college?

I am interested in studying math in college, but I do not want to constantly being under stress throughout college. I have heard rumors that majoring in math can be extremely stressful. What do you think? What resources would I have in college for assistance?...



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Active Apr 03 at 15:03

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Rodney Barahona | Associate Design Engineer Hey Nicholas! There will usually be stressful periods of time during ...

How hard is it for a first generation student to get into the engineering field?

I was born in the USA but went to Mexico when I was three years old, I came back at the age of 17 without knowing how to speak English. Therefore, schools challenges me to be always learning new terminology on English. At the same time I always here stereotypes of asians being the only ones...

#mathematics #engineering


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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:34

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Luis Huertas | REU at University of South Florida My friend, Don't worry about the stereotypes. If you are willing ...

What typical traits would a person have that might go into business or accounting?

I love math and am really good doing it. I plan to be involved with accounting/business when I attend college, however I do not know which to take and what I should take. Any suggestions would be good. #business #accounting #mathematics...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:05

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David Hosei | Senior Manager of eCommerce at Trends International Hi Julian, Great question -- I am a big believer in ...

What is a good career involving rules or leadership if I want to have definite hours?

Right now, I go to school and do work, and then I come home and do *more* work, and I don't want my career to be like that. I like making fair rules and leading others, so I want a career that involves those things. I'm a good rule follower and enforcer. I'm interested in technology and...

#mathematics #management #law-practice #law


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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:54

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Desiree Ochoa | Strasburger & Price, LLP Agree with the comments above. Attorneys work irregular hours overall but ...

What is the job outlook like for astronomers? Astrophysicists?

The University I plan on attending this fall has an Astronomy and Astrophysics program. I've always been interested in space, and like math, so was considering majoring in it. The only thing putting me off from deciding on this major is that I'm concerned about job prospects. I know a lot of...

#astrophysics #science #astronomy #physics #mathematics


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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:20

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Michael DePietro | Medical Director- Respiratory at AstraZeneca I will defer to others regarding the specific job prospects for ...

What's it like being an architect? What's the hardest thing about it? Requirments?

I have a minor interest in architecture but I'm not completely sure about what career I want to go into. I want something that'll be exciting for me and what I would need to become and arcitect. #mathematics #architecture #architect #landscape...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:08

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Posted by Cynthia F.’s Avatar Cynthia F.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Cynthia, Whether you're working on homes, bridges, or stadiums, as ...

If you're trying to make a field switch (say math to engineering) what advice do you have for a smooth transition?

A little bit about me: I am a rising undergraduate senior majoring in math but I am interested in pursuing industrial engineering. I've been looking into pursuing graduate school simply because it seems like the only option, being that I have no formal knowledge of engineering. Are there any...

#mathematics #engineering #graduate-school #education


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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:31

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Posted by Courtney E.’s Avatar Courtney E.
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Deborah Frangquist | Career Consulting, Changework, Executive Coaching If you really want a career in engineering, probably you will ...

As a math major what is your career and what are some of your responsibilities?

I would like to get an understanding of the career possibilities for a math major. #career #mathematics #math...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:00

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Julia Evans | Programmer I majored in math! Now I work as a computer programmer. ...

Should I talk about my failures when being interviewed for a job?

I read an article about how a recruiter who interviews students got an answer of "I expect failure" from one of the students. Then they went and wrote an article on how this answer was amazing. Should I do the same and state some failures like struggles in class or should I keep that to myself....

#science #interviews #failure #interview-questions #job-application #mathematics #technology


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Posted by Deanicia D.’s Avatar Deanicia D.
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Chris Anderson | Quality Engineer at Honeywell I wouldn't volunteer the information, but I have had 3 Interviews ...

Pros and Cons to Education

I am 19 and trying to decide on a major. I was hoping someone could give me pros and cons to whatever you have experience with? Or any advice you have on making this decision! I've narrowed it down to three. The first is Elementary Education, i am thinking if i choose this i would want to teach...

#mathematics #k-12-education #education #secondary-education #english


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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:09

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Chelsea Madden | Supervisor of Mentoring Services Hi Marissa, As someone who has struggled with what I want ...

When asked the question, "Why do you want this job" what's the best way to respond?

When I apply, this is the most common question, however, I do not really know what they expect in an answer. #science #technology #mathematics #interviews #interview-questions...



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Active Aug 28 at 19:33

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Carl Pihl | Sr. Technical Account Manager at Dell I used to interview quite a bit to maintain a large ...

Could you please explain the differences between Civil, Architectural, and Mechanical Engineering? Also, could you suggest which one I should possibly take?

I consider math as a "specialty" for me and I think that these three areas will be ones that I consider for my career, however I still am struggling on which I should strive for, so any suggestions would be helpful! #mathematics #civil-engineering #engineers...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:05

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Posted by Julian  C.’s Avatar Julian C.
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Joshua Shreve | Principal Mechanical Engineer, Development The real question is what are your non-math interests. There are ...

I am not very good in math do i need math for engineering

I am in 6th grade and just having issues in math but REALLY want to be an engineer. #engineering #mathematics...



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Active Aug 29 at 13:36

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Pran Mukherjee | System Software Engineer at Akamai Technologies If you want to be an engineer, you're going to have ...

What majors should someone interested business analysts look into?

I was wondering what kind of courses should someone interested in business analysts take. #business #money #mathematics #money-management...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:04

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Steve Johnson | product management expert, speaker, author, coach I think the best business major is specialization in Finance. It's ...

What kind of careers would be good for someone that is good in math and has a love of music.

I have been into music for 7 years and I have always enjoyed math in schools. I would like to find a career that incorporates both. #music...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:01

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Gina Kim | Product Manager at Castlight Health There is a field of neurobiology where you can study music ...

what are the additional skills required to do CA ?

i am studying 2nd PUC, i am interested in accounts, Maths & statistics so i wanted to do CA. what are the additional skills required. #business #accounting #mathematics #economics #banking #statistics #business-law...



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Active Nov 10 '17 at 11:17

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Alexandra G. | Associate Director at RBC If CA stands for Chartered Accountant, then you need to study ...

What kind of career is good for someone that favors math and english subjects and is very detail oriented?

I'm asking this question to enter the $2,500 Scholarship. #finance #career-choice #mathematics #english...



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Active Oct 27 '17 at 17:47

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Brian Downey | Underwriter at Fannie Mae Hi Christy: I think this opens up several career opportunities for ...

To get to the point where you have received your PhD in Mathematics, what did you have to do and/or learn?

If you don't mind may you break it down by each degree (Bachelors, Masters, etc)? #career #mathematics #math #phd...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:00

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Greg Roelofs | Software engineer, data infrastructure at LinkedIn My doctorate is in astrophysics, so this won't fully answer your ...

How does one become an expert in their field of work? (Maybe provide specific tips!)

As college students, we recognize that we must be distinguishable in our field, but many of us, especially those who are first-generation college students, are unsure of how to do so. Please expand on what individuals can do to become more experienced other than doing internships and working in...

#career #mathematics #careers #expert #first-generation


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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:34

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Mike Fitch | Product Marketing Consultant at Dell Every field is a little bit different, but here are a ...

Do accountants typically use calculus or basic mathematical functions?

I would like to know where I should focus more on brushing up my skills. #accounting #personal-development #math #mathematics...



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Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:48

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Ann Brady | Business Operations Manager You need basic math skills. I've never used calculus since I ...

What can I do with a Mathematics Major besides teaching?

I was wondering if I should major in mathematics, but I would not like to become a teacher or professor. #teacher #mathematics...



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Active Nov 03 '17 at 15:24

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Joe Bobay | Associate at Pricewaterhouse Coopers Public Sector An important thing to note is which sort of Mathematics degree ...

How much of physics, chemistry, biology, and mathematics are used in environmental engineering (each)? Is the field generally enjoyable for someone with a love of physics and math? Do environmental engineers spend much of their time at their work outside?

As a devoted environmentalist and vegetarian, I believe improving the environment is absolutely my purpose in math. As I have a passion for physics and mathematics (particularly calculus), engineering seems to be my best fit for my science expertise. However, I am undecided on whether simply...

#science #environmental #engineering #undecided #mathematics #mechanical-engineering #physics #math


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Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:48

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Posted by Rebecca S.’s Avatar Rebecca S.
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David Dolch | Senior Manager - Engineering To obtain your degree you will need math, hydraulixs, soil mechanics, ...

What is the typical day in the life of a bioinformatician?

I am heavily interested in the field of bioinformatics. #biology #mathematics #biotechnology #biochemistry...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:44

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pankaj karmakar | Attended Bangalore University Bioinformatics or computational biology is the use of information technology in ...

What is the best career choice for a mathematics major?

I'm interested in majoring in mathematics in college and I'm very certain of that choice but I just don't know what type of career path I should follow. I know I don't want to become a teacher or get involved in something like accounting. I'm actually very good at solving puzzles and logical...

#mathematics #information-technology #computer-programming


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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:22

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Posted by Heather B.’s Avatar Heather B.
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Erik Elliott | Product Line Manager - APC at Dell As it has been mentioned often times a mathematics major will ...

Should I double major in CS and Physics or CS and Math

My dream occupation is to work as a Data Scientist. I'm soon going to be completing my first semester as a physics student, as part of an incredibly prestigious physics program. We get to run an experiment at CERN in our third year! Thing is, I'm not really interested in working as a...

#data-science #higher-education #college-major #college #software-engineering #mathematics #computer-science #physics


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Active Jul 27 at 20:24

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Posted by Amit L.’s Avatar Amit L.
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Anthony Gillylan, MBA | Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor and Coach Hello Amit. How are you doing in the Physics program? Are ...

If I want to pursue a career as a mathematician, what is the best step to take after I graduate from college?

I am a high school senior who plans on majoring in mathematics in college because I want to be a mathematician. #finance #mathematics #planning...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:06

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Posted by Alexis D.’s Avatar Alexis D.
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Katelyn Garrison | Career Advisor | Co-Instructor at Florida State University Alexis, I work with Florida State University's Career Center and we ...

i want to know the various choices available for commerce. If I want to chose a career in Commerce what courses will be best for me.

I am Sameena a 9th grade student and i want to know the career options for Commerce #accounting #mathematics #accountant #maths...



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Posted by Sameena  S.’s Avatar Sameena S.
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kinjalk mishra We must understand that commerce is one of the most pursued ...

What does a degree in finance get me?

I am debating on whether or not to pursue this major. I am good a math. Is there any other attributes that would be helpful in this field that I need to know of? #mathematics...



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Sofia Kokolis | VP Analytics & MIS, Business Unit Control Office ... Hi Darrian, A degree in Finance will open many doors for ...
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