Hi Greg - I too was like you. I love technology and the only real technology majors at my school seemed to be Computer Science or Electrical and Computer Engineering. I chose the Engineering route because I didn't want to write computer code all day and then switched to IT at a different school be
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Answer to: Besides Computer Science and Computer Engineering, what other majors are related/involve computers?
Different schools offer different programs. I just answered your other question related to this. I switched from Electrical and Computer Engineering because I couldn't see myself working in a lab designing computer chips. I didn't do Computer Science because I didn't love programming. I switched
Answer to: Can someone clarify what the difference is between Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Computer Engineering is?
Great question!!! I was confused about this as well when I was going to college. I started out as an Electrical and Computer Engineering major and later changed to Information Technology. Computer Science - This is basically programming - think JAVA, C++, etc. A sample career would be a Java Deve
You can use job search sites to find the right opportunities. Job boards that I highly recommend are: 1. Indeed.com 2. Monster.com 3. Dice (IT related) 4. LinkedIn.com It looks like there is also a great internship site: http://www.internships.com Don't forget to reach out to your college counselo
Answer to: What should I do?
You have plenty of time to decide on what you want to be! You can always do both as well! You can do even do more than 2 things, the opportunities are endless! Don't put limits on yourself!
Yes, you'll get a head start and it'll definitely make it easier for you to land a job once you graduate!
Answer to: Is it worth being a decent student in a well accredited university or a great student at a normally accredited university?
You should apply! There is a difference in the quality of education you receive from one school to the next. If you feel like you're not being challenged enough and want to go to a better school, I would encourage you to apply. The name of your school does make a difference on your resume when yo
Start with a business case! There are lots of great examples on the internet for business cases. Make sure you understand and can promote the business case for your company. Laying out your thoughts in a simple format will help you think about all of the questions an investor would ask before inv
Answer to: What are some study skills or daily habits that really helped you stay organized in college or a busy work life?
Do what makes you happy first! If you knock out one item from your list, you'll have the energy and enthusiasm to keep going. Sometimes we get stuck on an item on our to-do list because it's not something we really want to do, instead of procrastinating on that item move on to a different item that