Anina H.’s Avatar
Anina H. Apr 29, 2016 998 views

What am I learning in college that is actually relevant to becoming a software engineer?

Hi! My name is Anina and I'm a high school senior interning at CareerVillage. I'm not sure yet whether I'm interested in a career in software engineering. However, I've heard around the web that colleges don't teach you how to program, and you have to do that yourself. In that case, what do...

#programming #computer-programming #technology #software-engineering #computer-science

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sushila S. Apr 30, 2016 712 views

How do I become a software engineer?

My name is Sushila. I am in 9th class. I want to make my career in computers as a software engineer and could use some guidance. #engineer #software #computer-software #science...

#computer-programming

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Luis A. May 14, 2016 590 views

How does a low income student start looking for financial aid since I am already focused on my dream school?

My dream school Is Stanford and I am determined to work as hard as I need to so that I can accomplish my goal of graduating and starting my career in business or becoming a lawyer. I come from a low income family so not only would it help me but, It would take less stress off my parents back....

#scholarships #business-lawyer #business-law

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Dante S. May 14, 2016 676 views

I am interested in computer programming and I am wondering if the job market for these positions are only available in larger cities?

I come from a small town in the middle of no where and I am constantly being told that I have to expand my vision of where I want to attain a job in this position. I am a quiet, shy person who has never really been in a larger city and I am nervous about taking the step and moving to a larger...

#computer-hardware

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Maia C. May 15, 2016 764 views

What are the worst parts about being a university professor?

I'm looking at getting my PhD in mathematics and eventually teaching at a college level. It sounds like the perfect job: low stress, work with scholars and students passionate about the subject, continued study in the field of choice, and travel opportunities. I was wondering what some of the...

#applied-mathematics #teaching #professor #phd #mathematics #college-teaching

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Carter W. May 18, 2016 482 views

What computer programming language(s) and/or computing environments are most critical for theoretical astrophysicists?

I am a senior in high school and will graduate from high school in a few weeks. This fall, I start college and will double-major in physics and astronomy. My ultimate goal is to earn a PhD in Theoretical Astrophysics. While an undergraduate, it is imperative for me to gain computer...

#theoretical #astrophysics #computer-science

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Hussam A. May 19, 2016 536 views

What language is the basis for computer science majors?

I just want to know what language I should focus on before I start school next fall. #computer-science #computer...

#computer-engineering

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Amy C. May 20, 2016 863 views

Does anyone have a degree in business and computer science?

Hello! When deciding on what to major, I have two ideas in mind -- one is computer science and the other is in business. Does anyone have both of these degrees and want to explain the job opportunities that have come your way? Is it helpful to have a degree in both CS and business? Are the job...

#programming #computer-science #startups #buisness

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Keiyonna L. May 26, 2016 592 views

Is it normal to change your career choice throughout college?

I'm asking because I feel like I'll end up changing my career path if Im not motivated or enjoying my path enough. I would like to hear words from others to get an insight of what its really like in college. #college...

#career-choice

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Jerry L. Jun 20, 2016 1580 views

Does "experience" always mean "professional experience"?

I see a lot of job/internship listings that require the applicant to have experiences in fields that suggest he may not necessarily need professional experience (a past position). For example, some social media internships require the candidate to have "social media experience: 1+ years". Would...

#social-media #qualifying-prospects #job-applications

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stephany D. Sep 14, 2016 1595 views

What should I know before majoring in computer science?

i'm nervous about college since I understand computer science to be a male dominated field. I don't want to be at a disadvantage due to my gender. #computer-science #computer...

#computer-programming

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stephany D. Sep 16, 2016 648 views

Is getting a degree in computer science really a good idea?

I need information and i'm kind of hesitant on majoring in this field...

#computer-science

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Abbas E. Sep 28, 2016 1298 views
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Salvador S. Oct 19, 2016 1551 views

What degree is recommended for computer hardware design?

I read an old reddit AMA on it a couple months ago about a hardware engineer at Intel and somebody brought up what they would need to receive his position. However, he didn't give a straight answer so I would like to know what I have to do to be hired into that...

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Ariel H. Oct 19, 2016 570 views

I want to be a cyber security guru, however; the cost of tuition is extravagant. How did you avoid becoming discouraged?

I have pretty much settled on 3 universities that I am very interested in attending. Each one is more expensive than the other. My parents cannot afford to pay the $200,000 tuition costs. The underpriviledged have federal aid and grants that do not have to be repaid. The wealthy have deep...

#computer #cyber #security #science