Choosing Major & School

Choosing a Major

Choosing a Major

College offers you many academic freedoms. You can cultivate existing passions and explore new interests–all the while figuring out which major will eventually help you earn a living. Whatever major you choose, don't pick what's easiest–or what your best friend is studying–because you'll only be cheating yourself out of some great opportunities! And college is, after all, about opportunities. These are not necessarily the degrees that garner the most demand in the job marke...

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Is a 2.7 GPA at MIT for CS bad?

Is a 2.7 GPA at MIT for CS bad?

Say it is bad.  Bad for whom? Bad in what way? Obviously, a 2.7 GPA from MIT is “worse” than a 5.0 GPA* from MIT, but “better” than a 2.7 GPA from University of Southern North Dakota at Hoople, right? Right? Right? No, of course not. Like almost every other statement that includes the word “obviously”, this statement is actually false. In the long run, your GPA does not matter. At all. Three to five years out of college, nobody will ever ask what you...

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Game Design Programs in USA

Game Design Programs in USA

(Please also click here to see the rankings of Game Design Schools in USA) Studying Game Design A game designer takes the creative lead in imagining and bringing to life video game worlds, he/she thrives on creativity and imagination. But creating a video game is a long and complex process with many subsequent tasks and roles required to make a playable product. Game Designer Career Successful video game designers have a surprisingly broad skill set. They combine everything from graphic d...

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The myth of studying at an Ivy league school

If you’re joining an Ivy League university, you would naturally expect to see smart, talented, and ambitious class fellows all around you. And you would certainly see them, no doubt. But, before long, as the freshman year progresses, you would also see them increasingly anxious and stressed, and as someone says, “looking lost.” Whatever the tense conditions on their campuses, Ivy League universities continue to be a big deal, indeed. Come admissions seasons every...

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Studying Psychology in USA - Siobhan Haughey's story

Studying Psychology in USA - Siobhan Haughey's story

“I came to Michigan because I wanted to be the best in everything I do, and over the four years here, I've been working really hard in the pool and in school. " said Haughey. Psychology helps us better understand ourselves and others Psychology majors learn about different aspects of the human mind and behavior, from the genetic and environmental influences that contribute to the development of the societal forces that influence individual behavior. It Is Interesting to understand wa...

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Computer Science Major - Computer Programming

Computer Science Major - Computer Programming

Aug 2018 There are many computer languages for different purposes. C and C++ remain the fastest to execute and are used by the gaming industry. On the other hand, in the web sites world, much of the web page design is done with the likes of JavaScript or PHP. (Note: HTML is a language used to describe to a browser how to display text and other objects in a browser window. It is not a programming language. ) Recently&...

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Studying Graphic Design

Studying Graphic Design

Please also click here to view the Rankings of Graphic Design Schools in USA (with summary of schools in alphabetical order) Graphic design is one of the most powerful art forms of our time. Design is commercial, social, public, and political. It shapes the meaning and impact of books, magazines, websites, leaflets, posters, advertisements, logos, film titles, and countless other media. Everywhere you look, designers are using words and images to penetrate people's hearts and minds. Why Gra...

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Robotics is the future - Go study Robotics

Robotics is the future - Go study Robotics

Where bionic technology replicates biological processes through manmade engineering, robotics engineering takes this one step further. Robots are created to complete all kinds of tasks, from folding laundry to manning a space mission. Society’s fascination with robotics, not to mention the fast progression of new technologies in the field in recent years, has seen interest in the study of robotics sky-rocket – alongside the growing availability of robotics degree programs. If yo...

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Study STEM in USA University to plan for your career in new technologies

Study STEM in USA University to plan for your career in new technologies

“Digital processes talking to other digital processes, creating new processes that enable us to do many things with fewer people and making yet other human jobs obsolete.” Technologies like the Web, artificial intelligence, big data, and improved analytics—all made possible by the ever increasing availability of cheap computing power and storage capacity—are automating many routine tasks. Countless traditional white-collar jobs have disappeared as the world has entere...

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Majoring in Film - how to choose your career and film school?

Majoring in Film - how to choose your career and film school?

For Rankings of FILM Schools and their programs descriptions -> please click HERE. Pursing a degree in film? You don't need a film studies degree to be the next Alfred Hitchcock (pictured) or Quentin Tarantino, but it could put you on the right path. Graduates with film degrees are prepared for a variety of jobs in the film industry. A career in the film industry typically requires an associate's or bachelor's degree, or on-the-job training. Directors and producers build their careers o...

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