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/g/, what university do you go to and why doesn't your program

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/g/, what university do you go to and why doesn't your program suck?

>Pic related
>Software Engineering

Feels good man
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>>52482302
your probebly some yaar do you even #poointheloo
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>>52482302 (OP)

Pls dont do rote learnin
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>>52482302
Im also in SE, what year are you?
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>>52482595
1B, you?
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>>52482302
>doing software engineering
It's for fuckers too dumb to do CS.
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>>52482635

kek
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>>52482541

tbqhf they should just leave

han chinese are better
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>>52482674
>implying chemistry and physic matters
Most of the shit you're learning in your SE specialization are skills I've been picking up on my own through internships and self study. While I can learn a lot of the CS theory of my own having an actual course helps out a lot.
Fucking agile methodology and other engineering practices are something you should pick up on the job not though a fucking school especially since that shit changes so often.
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>>52482742
http://ugradcalendar.uwaterloo.ca/page/ENG-Software-Engineering

Not a single course in here where we learn about that bullshit.
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>>52482802
Wow that's better than most of the SE courses I've seen. My school teaches the CS program like a math program, no labs or anything just very theoretical and rigorous, I've always thought it was a pretty shitty going through it but looking back the level of rigor was good for me and probably the reason why the program has a half decent rep.
Good luck m8, come to the US if you want decent wages, I landed a 100k job in TX.
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>>52482633
not being in ECE master race

good look being replaced by yaars from Bangalore who cant even use a toilet
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>>52482674
CSfags BTFO
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>>52483069

They've already infiltrated familia
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>>52482302
UC Berkeley
It actually does suck quite a bit. I wouldn't recommend it to others.
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I'm taking a course on advanced cryptography taught by a Turing award winner.

as for a program, you can't even major in code monkey/software engineering undergrad. CS is pure.

pic related.
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>>52483085
half of the SE students dont shower anyway, apparently they forgot to rote learn that
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>>52483111
good luck getting shot in pittsburgh, no steel mills to keep the niggers workin
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>>52483149
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/pa/pittsburgh/forbes-dithridge/
"parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 0.4% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Pennsylvania"
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>>52483135
There aren't any loos in the TCS sweatshops their parents grew up in-they don't know any better
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>>52483111
How'd you get in? That's where I want to go after high school.
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>>52483176
>http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/pa/pittsburgh/forbes-dithridge/
cause niggers respect property lines and wont cross from the bad areas into the good ones

Nice meme
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>>52483221
Say you identify as Black/Native America on the application.
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WHAT THE FUCK!! Is going on with UCLA's compsci program? I'm supposed to go there.


http://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/uclacatalog2015-16-186.htm

>Required: Chemistry and Biochemistry 20A; Computer Science 1, 31, 32, 33, 35L, M51A; Mathematics 31A, 31B, 32A, 32B, 33A, 33B, 61; Physics 1A, 1B, 1C, 4AL, 4BL.

>Required: Computer Science 111, 118, 131, M151B, M152A, 180, 181; one course from Civil and Environmental Engineering 110, Electrical Engineering 131A, Mathematics 170A, or Statistics 100A; one capstone software engineering or design course from Computer Science 130 or 152B; 20 units of elective courses selected from Computer Science 111 through CM187 or Electrical Engineering 133A,

FUCK
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>>52483267
>I just want to make video games!
boo fucking hoo
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>>52483258
Shhiieeett gonna have to reincarnate
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>>52483278
>Implying I need a degree to work on video games when I can just use blender and any open source engine.

go fuck yourself.
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>>52482635
You couldn't make a more retarded comment could you?
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>>52483224
does your racism blind your ability to understand statistics? or do you actually think they filtered out crime that was committed by people originating from different areas?

>>52483221
apply to SCS and MCS. if you can't get into SCS you can transfer in later (MCS is really easy to get in to, but if you don't have the scores you can apply to dietrich)
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>>52483295
No you don't you faggot, stop being trans-racist.
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>loo
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>>52483306
>buttmad SE major
I'm laughing at you with all my csbux
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>>52482302
>bachelor in CS, any job I want, 300k starting
Stay cucked fags
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Anyone here in CIS ??

http://www.cpp.edu/~cba/computer-information-systems/curriculum/index.shtml

What do you guys think about the program here?
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>>52483330
poo
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>>52483392
CIS is seen as a joke at my school. it'll be easier than cs and you'll make money, though
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>>52483392
>CIS
Have fun with your "support" job.
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>>52483424
yeah I know, because CIS is business oriented and no maths. I hope I make money.
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>>52483434
Support is literally just entry level IT, stop being stupid
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>SF state
>Information Systems

The professors are maximum retard
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>>52483450
The gap between a development role and a support role is pretty big.
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>23 year old
>HS dropout
>Finally realised the only thing that interests me is computers/tech/engineering
>Fuck it, i've never applied myself to anything if I really am an idiot and it takes me 12 years to do a 4 year degree I'm doing it. Don't care what nobody thinks.

I'm prepping for enrollment for 2017 or 2018 for a dual bachelor major in mechatronic engineering/robotics and a bachelors in CS.

Any mech/robo fags or CS fags willing to lend some input.

Also any Ozfags want to give their experiences of Aussie Unis?
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>>52482302

>tfw uw as well
>geomatics

Feels ok, not amazing but not great either
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>>52482302
anybody got the scoop on the BSc Computer Science curriculum?
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Third World University, It's shit, but here it is anyway.
Sorry about the spanish.
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>>52483581
>hs dropout
learn linear algebra right now, or prepare to flunk out

my two cents
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>>52483581
What makes you think that you'll be able to get a degree if you're just a failure of a high school dropout?
Don't tell me you actually think it's going to be different this time around?
>Fuck it, i've never applied myself to anything if I really am an idiot and it takes me 12 years to do a 4 year degree I'm doing it. Don't care what nobody thinks.
Oh wow. You really do think so. You're just setting yourself up for a bunch of debt, a waste of time, and disappointment.
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>>52483713
Sorry, didn't the quality
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>>52483744
Yeah I've seen that pop up a lot on some of the forums I've lurked.

Thanks for the 2c.

All i can say is thank you Khan academy. The hero among tards.
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>>52483783
¿why do they have to use a graph that is such caca? ¿why not a list?
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>>52483111
What was your SAT score and GPA?
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>>52483815
2400 and 5.0 weighted
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>>52483824
5.0?

are you even trying nigger?
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>>52483811
I frankly don't know senpai
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>>52483581
best of luck to you mate. I'm only doing a CS undergrad and I already feel like a retard for taking possibly what's going to be 6 years at this rate to finish.
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>>52483764
Like I said, even if it takes me 12 years I'm getting it done. Nothings going to stop me, It's not a delusional fantasy it's a confidence in my dedication.

Plus I've grown up a lot and know what it's like to work hard and dedicate myself now.

Ps I don't know if you're trying some kind of jedi mind tricks to motivate me by being a dick, but it's worked gonna go do some study now. So yeah. Stay jelly fag.
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>>52483581
so, you're gonna be 35 with a bachelors degree and no work experience? GL
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>>52483899
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZK3O402wf1c&list=PLE7DDD91010BC51F8
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>>52483832
Weighted GPAs are a thing you know..... my school handed the out.

Im having a harder time believing the 2400 part, but then again if i got 2310 despite being a mediocre 3.4 GPA dolt, a perfect 2400 shouldnt be that difficult to score.
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>>52483581
Don't worry dude, two of my friends who are 26 just graduated to a cushy cs job at Capital One and Fannie may recently. It's never too late to start.
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I'm in my graduate year of hs and looking to go into a field similar to SE, college of Trine University
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>>52483499
You don't do any development in IT unless it is in applications or devops
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>>52483905
Best case scenario If I enroll for next year (2017) I'll be 24, graduating at 28 in mechatronic eng.

Bad case scenario I'll enroll for 2018 (because it took me a little longer to prep) and It takes me 6 years because I'm a tard I'll be 31 Which is still pretty bad now I think about it haha.


>>52483933
Much appreciated anon.
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I have to go to Guelph for reasons,

https://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/calendars/undergraduate/2015-2016/c10/c10bcomp-sofs.shtml

thoughts?
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>>52484063
Make sure you get internships while going to school, it'll make the job hunt afterwards way easier.
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>>52484065
>Guelph

Make the most of it, though. In your summers, make sure you're not lazing around like a faggot. Go out and get a summer internship or something. By the time you graduate, you'll be set.
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>revealing all the colleges you go to
:^) have fun at school tomorrow
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>>52483877
>>>52483581
>best of luck to you mate. I'm only doing a CS undergrad and I already feel like a retard for taking possibly what's going to be 6 years at this rate to finish.

I am in the same boat as you but I don't feel like a retard. I am just scared CS will be so oversaturated by the time I graduate that I won't find a job in that field.
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>>52484160
w0t
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>>52484128
Thanks m8, will do
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>>52484160
>implying it's not winter break
You neets really have no sense of time

>>52484162
>time I graduate that I won't find a job in that field.
They've been saying this since ever. As long as you're competent you'll always have a job. You'd be surprise just how shitty most devs are.
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>UPRM
>Electrical Engineering
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>>52484160
>Implying you leave your mom's basement
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Post a Wololo if your uni has on it's website an acknowledgement to the traditional owners of the land where it now stands.


Wololo
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>>52484065
study
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>>52484236
Wololo
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>>52483267
i have to take english 1 and 2 as a requirement
(how to write essays)
also, speech fundamentals and us gov
I'd be happy if I got what you got, at least it isn't stupid shit liek what I got
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>>52483267
>angry about learning
just don't go if it's going to be too hard, family member
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>>52482674

Fucking shit still triggers me. Got high 90's in math, mid 80's in physics, and low 80's in chem. I needed 80's in english to get in. Fucking piece of shit english teacher just would not give me above a 70. I did my work on time. I bullshitted the shakespear essays. I kissed ass. Thanks to you, Waterloo rejected me. U of T rejected me. McMaster rejected me. Fuck you, Mr. Williams. Your frequently slashed tires are totally justified.
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>>52485208
At my high school senior english was basically movie watching class for most of the year. I was one of the 4 people that turned assignments in on time, and the teacher was very lenient. I took AP English Junior year too, so I don't need any English at my university.
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>Robert Gordon's
>Mechanical Engineering

It didn't suck, but I hated it
So now I'm a dropout
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>>52485208
>I bullshitted
>english teacher just would not give me above a 70

and you got bullshit marks for it. totally justified. it's ENTIRELY YOUR OWN fault. there are plenty of other students who took their shit seriously and got what they earned.
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this thread is for people who were actually admitted to, and are currently enrolled in a university. kindly find the way >>>/out/
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I went for an applied science degree with Web dev emphasis at community college

Did I fuck up? Graduating in 2 semesters not sure where to continue
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>>52485208
>I did my work on time
that you don't get a grade for turning in your work on time, you get the opportunity to have your work graded. what are you, special ed? is learning how to use a spoon to feed yourself one of your classes?

>i bullshitted essays
so you didn't take your work seriously, and you wanted a serious grade for that?

do you actually believe the clever students who say "yeah i just bullshitted it" when they got an A? protip: i didn't bullshit that paper, i just say that to sound cool. and you actually thought i was serious.

>i kicked ass
the only ass you ever kicked was your own by being a chump in school

>thanks to you
actually, the universities didn't want you. the teacher just reported accurately the quality of your academic craftsmanship, and the decisions to reject you were based solely on the fact that your marks were below the marks of other students who were competing for your spot in the lecture hall.

>slashed tires
lol, wow, so retard logic is that you are retarded so you blame other people and punish them by destroying their property. don't worry bruh, he'll be sure to remain cordial when you're taking down his order for a milkshake at the mcdonalds you'll be working at for the next 10 years
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>>52485394
>web dev
>science
pick one

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>SE major
>senior year
>2.98 gpa

>Get a C in pretty much every math course
>get B's in discrete math related courses
>Get A's in any course that involves programming

I honestly feel like I don't know shit(anything practical) and it makes me feel empty inside but w/e, I will eventually find my way I guess.

>last summer before I graduate coming up
>still no internship lined up

Someone send me a handgun and a bullet so I can put myself out of my misery.
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Our program is pretty mediocre. Professors are terrible, for the most part. Master's program has not been much better thus far.

Meanwhile our football program has millions of dispensable cash.
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>>52485545
boy you aint gonna find your way to any job with a sub 3.8GPA. not with me in competition anyhow
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>>52485553
any hooplah about Florida Institute of Technology yet?
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>>52482302
Program is very bad because of two reasons.
>Corruption
>Nepotism
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>>52485545
oops, forgot to comment on the actual program.

Seems alright from my perspective, alot of theory and not much practicality (programming classes where a joke for the most part).

Hopefully this semester changes things but im not optimistic.

>>52485564
I know and this is what kills me on the inside.

never really applied myself so you reap what you sow I guess.

Though the good part about UTD is our fuckhuge intern fair that we have every semester, so I wont lose all hope just yet.
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>>52485208
desu, even without English, you probably wouldn't have made it into SE, ECE or CS at Waterloo with those marks.

Still, it's scary how much one bullshit compulsory course can affect your future completely.
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>>52485616
if you want practical you go to a trade school. practical instruction is showing you how to do your job. theory lets you understand the why behind the practical instruction, which you will recieve on the job.

when you go to a university you are there to learn theory. not to be trained how to do your very specific job.
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>>52485577
Not really ... I wouldn't bother.
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>>52485656
HE SPEAKS ENGLISH NATIVELY
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>>52485702
That's why I said without English...
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>>52485330

I don't know how your school did it, but my 'english' class essays were who could bullshit the best on the first assignment. I still searched on sparknotes, I wrote the stupid essay. Hell, I would take an extra 3 hours just making stupid points so it would seem 'unique' and didn't copy paste key points. Every time I asked why my grades were bad, he would say something like "It wasn't good enough", "Second and third paragraph had bad points" or something vague. I didn't realize till the very end that the teacher would grade the first essay (which I remember I did very bad because I rushed it thanks to overlapping physics and math tests), assume the rest would be the same, and slap that as the final grade.

>>52485465

Well, I got in uoit, studied my ass off, got my 90's, and transfered out to U of T. I'm just pissed that I didn't have to waste 1 year if the english teacher could just give me my 80.

>>52485656

You're probably right. It just annoys me that 1 course screwed all of my applications so bad.
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>Using Sparknotes

Disgusting.
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>>52485810
>I don't know how your school did it, but my 'english' class essays were who could bullshit the best on the first assignment.

u win, retard. 23dgy4me
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>>52485810
> Every time I asked why my grades were bad, he would say something like "It wasn't good enough", "Second and third paragraph had bad points" or something vague.

ok so you can't understand words when they are communicated to you? sorry but that's a basic requirement of pretty much any good university.

3ndy0ur1if3
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University of Toronto - Computer Science
Math courses are fun, programming courses are dull (I learned about algorithms/software practices before). UofT has a wide selection on food if you like eating out.

Are there any physics/math majors who transferred from cs? I'm considering it.
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>>52485924

Is this bait? I'll bite anyways.
I'd be fine if it was math/science. At least I understand it's going to be a calculation error, or that I didn't understand the properties well enough. But when it's english where almost everything is subjective, I have no clue what is wrong. If I did a grammar or spelling error, that's fine, I deserve some marks off. But I couldn't find any. My friends at the time couldn't find any, and they got good marks.
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>>52486102
let me give you the best piece of non-troll, no bait advice you'll ever get.

Nobody gives a flying shit about excuses, people only care about results.
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>>52483392
i don't think >>52483434 will even be doing any "support jobs" with that degree

>CIS core courses
>CIS 231 - Fundamentals of Computer Information Systems
>CIS 234 - Object-Oriented Programming with Java
>CIS 304 - Intermediate Java Programming for Business
>CIS 305 - Database Design and Development
>CIS 307 - Business Telecommunications
>CIS 311 - Interactive and Responsive Web Development
>CIS 315 - Introduction to Object-Oriented Systems Analysis and Design
>CIS 466 - Systems Development Project

>Applications Development career track courses
>CIS 338 - Client/Server Applications Development (4)
>CIS 421 - Multimedia Applications on the Web (4)
>CIS 424 - Advanced Java Programming for Business (4)
>CIS 451 - E-commerce Application Development (4)
>CIS 491 - Secure Web Applications (4)

Information Assurance career track courses
>CIS 347 - Telecommunications Networks (4)
>CIS 433 - Information Systems Auditing (4)
>CIS 467 - Network Security (4)
>CIS 471 - Internet Security (4)
>CIS 481 - Computer Forensics (4)
>CIS 491 - Secure Web Applications (4)

it seems like it is a glorified baby's first programming, half assed web developer, management degree.

a degree where you have a little programming knowledge, little web development knowledge, and little knowledge about networks and security. zero knowledge about actually managing systems and providing support (rhce, rhcsa, msca, msce, ccna, call center, help desk, and extra) . you're not great at anything. a great degree for someone that wants to go into management for IT but that's it.

op just go to a community college and take some certification classes. after that then go back to university for such a degree. gain actual knowledge, experience, and skills first if a management role is your goal.
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>>52483581
this is me but i'm 27.

don't let people like >>52483905 get to you
i just started and half my classes is full of people in the late 20's and early 30's. most at 18 are not mature enough for college. the high drop out rates is evdience enough. waiting till you are more mature, more stable, is the best thing to do. if i went to college at 18 i would of flunked out by 20. just like most of my friends did. instead i went right into the job market and worked my shitty minimum wage retail jobs, lived at home, soaked in the cash, realized what i truly wanted to do, and waited till i was more mature. i did all my crazy shit. college is now a breeze for me and so much easier than high school was and my professors love me, because i'm not an arrogant 19 year old dick head.

we need to stop telling people to go to college after high school and instead tell them to wait until they're older. no reason to go right off to college at 18 unless you are truly mature enough and know exactly what you want to do... and most importantly its a degree work doing and not a shitty "humanities" degree.
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>>52486389
>i did all my crazy shit. college is now a breeze for me and so much easier than high school was and my professors love me, because i'm not an argonant 19 year old dick head

this is me too, except i'm 25. we're all gonna make it
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>>52483221
underage b&
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>>52485545
I'm a cs major with a 2.9 and i have a 6 fig job lined up. Should have done your internship bro
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>>52486864
trying to find one for this summer, hopefully I can land one.

I ain't even looking for a six fig job, I just want 50k+ and I will be content.
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>>52486898
You'll be fine man, gpa really doesn't matter fkr our market.
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>>52485545
Leave your GPA off of your resume, but be honest if asked in an interview.

I work on a team where half of my department is contract work hired quarter-to-quarter (lots of interview all the time). So many resume's get automatically shitcanned based on arbitrary things like GPA needing to be above 3.0. The actual interview (once you've made it passed HR) is what really matters.
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>>52486981
>mfw defense contractors force you to provide GPA and unofficial transcript
I am also incredibly close to a 3.0 and this is seriously infuriating.
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>>52483301
you missed the point.
Nobody is arguing against the fact that everybody and their dog can make a "video game" on blender or anything equivalent.
You are the reason CS is considered a fucking joke in academia
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Armstrong State University

I went through the IT program, recently graduated, now in the MSCIS deal.

There's a nice group of professors for the IT/CS dept. and the programming competitions are pretty fun, ACM is a must, nice people in it.

IT deal was for the most part insultingly easy, spare the few hard as shit for no reason classes like Systems Analysis which is needlessly verbose. The final few courses were interesting at least, the capstone project particularly was my favorite. If everything goes well when they finish the research I'll get a credit on the journal for helping out. Going to try the master's deal with the MSCIS program and see how it goes. At the very least I still have a degree and the two courses I'm in right now are interesting. I should have audited some of the CS courses though.

In all honesty, I like little of IT, some of CS and Software Engineering, love managing and fucking with Linux and all that good stuff. I have no real clue though what I want to do, worse there's not much in the way of interesting tech work here either.

Bottom line is I need a job, at least an internship or something this summer. I'd just like'd to avoid some of the things I hate.
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>>52485616
>>52485545
don't worry about your gpa, it rarely matters; if you have experience or some personal projects (or at the very least learn things and attempt things on) that you've done outside the curriculum that's appealing to employers

shit my friend had a minor in CS and out of the 100 companies he applied for, only 1 asked about the minor, I imagine even less cared about his gpa. they probably took note of all the shit he does in his off time and the couple years experience he's been working constantly
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>>52487036
You don't want to go into the defence role. I go to school near DC and I've seen the industry. The money is shitty and the work is boring
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>University of Turku
>Computer Science

Doesn't suck because we have vast academic freedom to structure our own curricula. We get 30 creds to spend on whatever courses we want to, and very small set of obligatory courses within information technology itself, so we get to start specializing already at year one. Pretty fucking awesome compared to what I've talked with American exchange students.
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>>52483086
um, no. It's amazing here
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Look at all these retarded niggers who can't even stop jacking off long enough to get a 3.8gpa. You don't deserve a university education because you're squandering it
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>>52487172
Haha fag I skipped most of my classes and smoke weed instead the past four years and I still landed a high paying job.
Sucks to be poor and stupid
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>>52487172
A 3.0 should be the minimum pass mark. No wonder the industry shit itself to death. It settles for bullshit
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>>52485545
You'll be fine. Might a little bit of trouble finding a job at first, but once you get one it'll be infinitely easier to find jobs after that since you have some experience to show off. Stop worrying.
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>>52487104
If you can get a top secret clearance you can make bank.
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>>52487190
50k in the bay area is shit tier, Chad. 50k anywhere else is mediocre. I was making that when I was still in high school and working in IT administration at my local university
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>>52487036
me again
>>52487204
I quote from a guy with a top secret security clearance
"top secret work is a lot less fun because you can't talk about it. It's all the same physics."

but anyways with a security clearance I'll have easily exceeded financial independence and be able to do actually interesting things on the side.
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>>52487194
2.7 is a B- which is good enough

Deal with it.
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>>52487216
>I quote from a guy with a top secret security clearance
>"top secret work is a lot less fun because you can't talk about it. It's all the same physics."
Doesn't really mean jack to my father who gets about ~250k/yr for a couple contracts a year.
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>>52487224
No, a 3.0 is a B. You made c's in some of your classes. You failed to excel. You weren't even applying yourself. You will be mediocre in your job, in your sex life, in your choices, and in your standards. You're a loser
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MIT here

Nuff said
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>>52485810
>but my 'english' class essays were who could bullshit the best on the first assignment.
Then either you're really bad at bullshitting, or that wasn't actually the case.
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>>52487243
Are you American? Here a B- is a 80-82.9 and a B is 83-86 while a B+ is 87-89.9

anyhow I graduated with a 2.75 gpa and my employer never asked about my grades.
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>>52487204
Yeah the money is pretty good and you have good job security but the work environment and pay is still better in private. Not a bad career choice though

>>52487206
I'm pulling 120k total comp in Texas this year as a new grad. GPA doesn't mean shit at all except a foot in the door.
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>>52487286
>Are you American? Here a B- is a 80-82.9 and a B is 83-86 while a B+ is 87-89.9
It sort of depends on where you go for uni. My friend has the entire C+, B-, B, so on ecosystem, where I go it's just the straight FCBA weighted by credits.
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>>52487289
Yeah, my father was in the military for 26 years, has been working as a civilian defense contractor for about 7 or so, makes a load more out of the army than he ever did in. He regrets not leaving earlier, though the retirement/benefits are good since he was in so long.
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>>52487286
Better save that money. All the pajeets and ching chongs are getting perfect GPAs and flooding the market. It will be an employer's market pretty soon and they will get the cream of the crop, and replace unsatisfactory performers
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>what university do you go to and why doesn't your program suck?
I didn't go to university.
I didn't take a program.

I instead I took a job in IT.
Taught myself everything.

I now work for a university, and make 90k/yr
I manage all the servers in the comp sci building.

lololololol
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>>52482302
> WATER LOO
DESIGNATED
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>>52487327
Foreign degrees usually don't hold much weight unless it's internationally known uni.
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>>52487327
Communication is more important than technical abilities desu senpai. Have fun getting replaced, you're obviously inept at it.
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>>52487349
Yeah this is why all the foreign students try to get there masters/phd here. Foreign degrees are generally worthless in the states.
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>>52487327
I wasn't a STEM major, I majored history....

Pretty much I networked my way into my current job without even knowing it and my social skills keep me employed. I'm being very serious when I say that if you can carry a conversation and make people laugh you're pretty much set...well at least in my case.
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>>52487331
I did that too. Now I'm in uni abroad studying cs
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>>52487349
Keep telling yourself that until its too late. There are plenty of world class universities outside of the states, and my old job, a uni nonetheless, flat out told me that a foreign degree is a benefit
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ETH in switzerland.
Why it's good? I don't get shot on a daily basis. Oh and it's one of the top 10 universities worldwide.
A lot of math but it checks out.
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>>52487444
>flat out told me that a foreign degree is a benefit
Not much of one though, it's like saying 'having your highschool diploma is better than not having it'.

Like saying 2 is bigger than 1. Of course it's better, but it's holds little weight when it comes from outside the US.
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>>52487458
>top 10
Overall rankings maybe but no way close for cs.
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>>52487464
too bad you're wrong. ever heard that buzzword "diversity"? yeah, prepare to get cucked by me because i had the ability to go abroad and get a degree from a top 50 uni instead of going to some average-tier in-state uni
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>>52487503
furthermore, going to a top 50 uni WHILE maintaining a perfect gpa: 7.0/7.0
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>>52487503
What are you even talking about? Yeah there are great schools worldwide but it's a fact that the US dominates college level education especially in cs. My state school is ranked top 20. It's cheaper and looks better to go to a state school than some random foreign school which may not even have that strong of a program
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>>52487481
Yeah, you're right. Shout be around 25th for cs.
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>>52487503
>too bad you're wrong. ever heard that buzzword "diversity"? yeah, prepare to get cucked by me because i had the ability to go abroad and get a degree from a top 50 uni instead of going to some average-tier in-state uni
"Diversity" only applies to women and blacks. Unless you're black or a woman "diversity" will literally do nothing for you.

I think at this point you're just trying to justify wasted money.
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>>52487539
stay delusional, faggot. i'm gonna cuckhold you so hard, and i'm gonna relish it.
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>>52487546
it's actually cheaper for me to go to uni in this country as a permanent resident than it is for me to go to an instate as a citizen of my own country (US)
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http://www.wgu.edu/online_it_degrees/information_technology_degree_security

Is this program worth a flying fuck? I had pretty terrible grades in school and low future prospects.
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>>52487604
>information_technology_degree
no, because it's not a bachelors of science in mathematics
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Tbh I wanna kill myself, I could've went to NYU or St. Johns but went to some shit private school because they gave me the most money on scholarship. The school is shit, but at least I'm saving money. I'm lucky CS is mostly self-study
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>>52485553
I just applied
I don't know what the fuck I should major in
I like tech but math is not my strong point
Great at English
OK at Bio but love it

Pls help
I need help from a stranger on the internet for my future
>/g/ - College Advice
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Hi /gadv/, amerifat.
I'm considering going to university now and I kinda want to go to college in London to try and start a new life and broaden my horizons a bit. I'm wanting to do EE or SE.
Have any of you done that before? How was it?
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>>52487649
AFAIK you will spend ridiculous amounts of money attempting to go to school in the UK.

Look towards Germany.
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>>52487649
>leaving one of the best countries for higher education
>spending atrocious amounts of money to get into the UK and spend even more on the university there when you can go to a perfectly fine State University here in the states.

For what purpose?

broaden your horizons in a different state, don't cuck yourself by leaving the country.
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>>52486827
Just turned 18
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>>52487286
I'm American and the entire system is a joke. I've gotten A+'s getting around 50% of the marks on exams because of how retarded everyone else in the class is and the fact that they have to curve the class to a standard GPA.
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>>52487331
oh wow 90k a year
you must feel so proud
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>>52487661
I can't speak German, but I appreciate it.
>>52487710
Is it really that much extra? I can get scholarships. I just wanted to consider going somewhere neat for school.
I doubt any potential employer will find [state school #134] more interesting than the City University of London or something.
I've just grown up really being bored of America. But if you're absolutely sure it's a stupid idea I guess I won't.
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>>52487834
>Discusd this with your parents or something holy fuck why are you getting life advices from 4chan
I don't have parents, friends, or anyone holding me back.
I don't know, it's less about the degree and more about trying to just experience shit in my life before I get too old.
The people in this thread are literally the only source I have if this is a good idea or not, considering everywhere else on the internet basically says "Yes! Do it! Your actions will never have consequences!"
If the general consensus is that I shouldn't, I can just go to my local uni. That's fine by me.
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>>52487855
I don't get why you think going to the UK will be more of an "experience". Enjoy having to register for a license to be able to possess kitchen knives.
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>>52482302
I go to a state school for uni.
Pros:
>Got a scholarship that pays for tuition
>Seem to be the best in my comp-sci courses
Cons:
>Scholarship adds extra unnecessary work
>School doesn't have a computer engineering program (Stuck in comp sci)
>School lacks many things ex: A class room with logic gate equipment, soldering stations, etc.
>Appear the best in my classes (Was a B+/A- HS student who didn't try. Still am only half trying)
>Scholarship program removes me from learning about university functions, and sticks me with the same group of people for lots of courses

Yeah. Basically my scholarship is the reason why I'm at that school. People there tell me I'm really smart, but I'm still sliding by half the time. 3.57GPA last semester, and I barely tried.
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>>52487855
I personally would stay here senpai, though my reasons or more political than anything else.

If you think you are good enough for scholorships in the UK then you should be able to go to a decent university here. Choose wisely. You can always travel when you are out of Uni.
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Video game maker here, been doing 3d art for about 5 years and c++ for about 2. Didnt want to fart around with an art degree so i went into cs
I failed precalc in highschool so i think the math is going to kill me.
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>>52487881
I go to a small local Lutheran college for the same reason. Piss poor family, so their generous financial aid was the only way for me to get a degree without becoming the latest student to "default" on their debt.
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>>52488016
>I failed precalc in highschool so
I did too. Wound up going to the local Lutheran college because they gave me a huge aid package for being a local. (The local high schools suck and the college has a reputation of giving scholarships to graduates of the high schools as a way of giving a fat middle finger to the local education system.) Ended up failing precalc two semesters and passing on the third and last allowed attempt. Calc I is what almost threw me out of the program. However, most of the professors know about the university's mission and the local high schools...er, I mean diploma mills. So, because it was only the exams that I was fucking up on (assignments/hw was a straight A-), I was allowed to retake the final. Passed the class with barely a C, but I passed.

Just try to ram your way through Calc. Discrete is Calc based but integration/derivatives are almost never used. More like basic proofs and formal logic theory.
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>>52487097
>leave GPA off of resume because it's terrible
>go to job fair for internship
>recruiters just glance at the resume, ask for my GPA to scribble on it, then throw it in a file
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>>52488366
There is literally no excuse for having a bad GPA.
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Queen's University Belfast

I original studied Computer Science but swapped to Computing Information Technology. Computer Science was boring and didn't feel practical. Would not reccomend my university.
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Pic related (it's worse than it looks)
Computer Science
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>>52487710
>broaden your horizons in a different state, don't cuck yourself by leaving the country.

it's the cuck who thinks broadening his horizons means leaving the sandbox for the rest of the playground, without exploring the rest of the park
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>>52487243
> You will be mediocre in your job, in your sex life, in your choices, and in your standards.
Absolutely nothing wrong with being mediocre. If you can handle your tasks at work and be happy in your daily life, you're fine, and you don't need to be much of a 'winner' for that. Fuck pointless competition.
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>>52488016
Ayyy, ex-panther here. How's it going?

Also, Calculus is pretty easy. Take it with Rizzo if you can. She's pretty nice and teaches the concepts pretty well.
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>Will never experience American universities because I was born to fucking Siberia and only thing we have here is just regular schools, just more advanced.
fugg its always so fascinating in tv shows and films
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>>52486102
if you're saying something moronic, it doesn't matter how correct your grammar and spelling are. try to think when you write
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Need some genuine adv g
>21
>started off cs but switched to as degree
>4.0 but hate Web design despite professors saying I should pursue

I graduate in a semester. Should I continue towards a business degree or start over with networking?
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