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Jacob Cavazos

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Madeleine Mar 18, 2018 1000 views

What is the gender gap like in upper level sciences, first hand?

I am a female, high school senior considering a career path in upper level mathematics, academia and research. I am very concerned with underrepresentation of women and I would like to know of any first hand experiences. Researching online I find a lot of statistics, but I would like more. Has...

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Amanda Apr 18, 2018 1266 views

Is a dual major in Computer Science and Math a good combination?

I'm currently graduating from community college, ready to transfer to the university. My associates will be in Java. Are math and computer science a good dual major? I'm also minoring in education. #stem #stem-education #java #math #mathematics #computer-science #computer-programming...

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Ruth Jan 16, 2018 1046 views

What influenced you to pursue studies or a career in chemistry?

I am interested in pursuing a career in STEM. I have enjoyed the my chemistry labs and I'm wondering what other factors to consider if I decide chemistry is the field I want to focus my studies/career on? #decisions #career-path #chemistry #science #stem

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Emelia Jan 16, 2018 1017 views

How lopsided is the men:women ratio in STEM fields?

As a female looking to go into a STEM field, I'd like to get a little insight into how much of a minority women will be. #women-in-stem #stem

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Lily Jan 20, 2018 882 views

Where are the best places for conducting scientific research?

I hope to enter the field (likely along the lines of genetic or cellular/molecular biology research) after college; however, I know that tons of others are hoping to do the same. I have also heard that scientific research is being less and less funded in the United States. With that reality...

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Fathima Jan 17, 2018 882 views

What should I expect when it comes to sexism and racism in the STEM field, because I know it's quite pervasive in the US?

I'm South Asian, muslim, and a woman, and so far I've not experienced a lot of sexist or racist treatment, but I expect I'll run into it eventually. Is there any ideology I should keep in mind, or any resources I should look into?

#racism #sexism #biology #biotechnology #women-in-stem

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Mackenzie Jan 18, 2018 713 views

How can I make a difference?

Going into any field, it is always helpful to know why you are doing something. However, some majors are more complicated to figure out their purpose when compared to others. As a future engineer, I would like insight on how engineers are making a difference, especially in its biomedical...

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Terri Jan 23, 2018 801 views

What is the hardest part about being an African-Ameican woman and becoming a mathematician?

I am asking this because I know it is very hard for an African-American woman to major in mathematics and work in this field. In addition, I am curious about how these mathematicians overcome the obstacles that they face.


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Jessica Jan 24, 2018 1057 views

How long does the tests after getting a degree in Actuarial science take?

I know there are many tests but how long do you need in between exams? #actuary #science #actuarial-science #stem

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Vivian May 07, 2016 845 views

What skills are compatible with medical care careers?

I want to know what skills I need for a career in medical care.

Examples: Organizational skills #career #medicine #careers #skills #college #healthcare

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Morgan Oct 20, 2016 1115 views

What's the hardest thing about being a biologist or chemist (or anything related to these careers)?

I have interest in becoming someone working in these career fields. #biology #chemistry #biochemistry #molecular-biology #chemical #chemicals #medicinal-chemistry #organic-chemistry

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Allison Oct 25, 2016 1499 views

What jobs, besides teaching, can Math majors get?

I love mathematics, but the high school teaching salary has me wary of that job. Are there other jobs, besides accountants, that math majors are qualified for? #mathematics #math #mathematics-education #financial-planning

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Sarahfina May 20, 2016 709 views

As a physics major, how much do the classes I take now affect what I can do while working on a masters degree? If I major in chemistry and not computer science, could that make me ineligible for a project I would have otherwise wanted to work on?

I am majoring in physics and minoring in chemistry, and I am worried that I will not have enough engineering or computer science education by the time I graduate, since those two disciplines are tied so closely to physics. #physics