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Maria Mar 12, 2017 1434 views

What made you decide that a career in STEM was a good fit for you? What (or who) in particular influenced this?

I am asking this due to my curiosity about what causes individuals to pick their career paths. #college #engineering #science #technology #tech #stem #women-in-stem #women-in-tech

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Saomi Apr 08, 2018 747 views

Is it a good idea for me to be in a Dual Degree program?

I want to study engineering, but the school I want to go to only has a dual degree program. Will it make a different if I get two degrees compared to one? #engineering #college-major

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Joel May 09, 2016 1140 views

Is the career field for computer engineering still growing?

Growing up, I've fallen in love with electronics, including building, modding and programming on computers. I really want to go into designing and building each component from the ground up. What career sub field would this be considered and what the likely hood that I would get a job in it?...

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Joseph Jan 19, 2018 929 views

How to balance technical work with management at a large company?

I have noticed when applying to large companies (nationals or multinationals for example) that it seems you cannot both be involved in technical work (deep mathematics, physics, or engineering) and have a role in management. It seems that the two branch off rather early and because I like the...

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Emelia Jan 16, 2018 673 views

What's the best path to take while pursuing engineering at a liberal arts school?

With dual-degree programs and different partnerships at colleges, I'd like to know more experiences in getting an engineering degree at a liberal arts college. #engineering #liberal-arts #women-in-stem

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Michaella Mar 13, 2018 742 views

Is it difficult to study engineering in college without much experience?

When deciding on what major to apply to for college, the only thing I knew for sure was that I wanted to use my huge passion and love for science to solve tangible problems in both communities and global societies. I settled on engineering, but was unsure due to the fact that I had little...

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Natalia Sep 01, 2017 938 views

What can females do to more likely be accepted into STEM majors?

There is a large difference in the male to female ratio in STEM majors, and from a previous college visit a Dean of Admissions actually said that he thinks female applicants are more superficial than males. What tips do you have for females looking into going into STEM schools that can help us...

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Chinedu Sep 01, 2017 1519 views

Standing out in the Mechanical Engineering field?

I've been introduced to a lot of mechanical engineers and none of them have done anything real spectacular like owning a business or something of that sort, they've all just worked for good companies. What should I look towards in order to be a boss in a big company or just make a lot of money...

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Deonte Jan 16, 2018 782 views

Is it better to apply to the Air Force Academy or regular college for an Engineering degree and then join the Air Force after college versus being committed to 3-4 years of military service by attending the Air Force Academy?

I am interested in joining the Air Force as a Pilot/Officer. Is it better to apply to the Air Force Academy or regular college for an Engineering degree and then join the Air Force after college versus being committed to 3-4 years of military service by attending the Air Force Academy?...

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Ty'ron Aug 31, 2017 1021 views

What is the most successful way to become an engineer?

I want to become an aerospace engineer to help build things. What is the best way to get there? I really don't have experience on it but I want to learn more. What is the most directive way to get there?

#areospace #engineering

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Ethan Oct 30, 2016 1739 views

How often do you learn something new compared to using previous knowledge?

As an engineer, how much of your time is spent using what you have previously learned and applying it? How much of your time is spent learning new material within your field? #engineering #computer #mechanical-engineering #computer-engineering #physics

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Ismar Jan 16, 2018 839 views

What if the College of your dreams accepts you, but the college you know you should go to does not?

I have been accepted into the school of my dreams which happens to be the best school for engineering in the country. However, it costs significantly more than my second-choice school -almost three times more- However, my second-choice school, which is the one that my family can afford, did not...

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Leah Sep 01, 2017 940 views

I want to become a biomedical engineer. How well does college prepare you for a career in this field?

I am taking a computer science class at my high school and this is a Project Lead The Way course. My teacher explained that the purpose of PLTW was to bridge the gap between college and a job. I would like to know how big the gap is between college classes in biomedical engineering and an...

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Brianna Oct 20, 2016 1934 views

How much job growth is expected within STEM careers?

I want to go into a career area that will have significant projected job growth within the next few years so that I can be sure to have a place in the career field. #engineering #science #technology #math #stem #statistics

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Nelly Feb 18, 2017 858 views

What are some important things to know before going into Engineering?

As a high school student who wants to go into engineering, it would be helpful to know at least five things that are necessary when going into an engineering field. I want to be prepared for my future and what I will be doing in the future. #engineering