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Should I become an engineer?
Last Post 24 Sep 2014 11:44 PM by James Shepard. 3 Replies.
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Steven Chan
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28 Jun 2013 04:02 AM
    I am currently picking classes for college and I am figuring if I should become an engineer. I feel like I would fail or not be the best in engineering because I am not the all-star at math. I was very good in physics but in Calculus I had trouble. My counselors suggest that I should go into mechanical engineering technology or some other variation. I was reading about it and I do not like the idea of just improving others ideas. Should I become an engineer?
    Edward B.
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    10 Mar 2014 05:25 PM
    Hi,
    If you REALLY want to come an engineer.
    Study the math. Trust me.
    Start Early and don't slack.

    Its a recession proof Career,
    Don't get stuck somewhere where they treat you like crap.
    Become your own boss.
    Respect yourself.
    I'm sure you will become smart enough to become a math tutor.
    TRUST ME.
    Become the answer.
    irstuff
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    29 Aug 2014 06:00 AM
    I was reading about it and I do not like the idea of just improving others ideas. Should I become an engineer?


    I think you'll need to get used to that; "standing on the shoulders of giants," and all that. Unless you already have a clear history of revolutionary inventions, you need to be thinking about making evolutionary changes to things. This is not a bad thing, since many of what appear to be revolutions are, in fact, evolutions that included a small, game-changing nugget. The original Apple II was not that revolutionary, in itself; what set it apart was a software interface that allowed the user to directly interact with the computer in an English language programming system.
    James Shepard
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    24 Sep 2014 11:44 PM
    Do you WANT to be an engineer or you just calculate that? Do you feel it in your heart? If yes then study math, check all engineering branches and follow your dream. But if you're meh about the concept and it just "sounds" good then find yourself something else.
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