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> hey anon, wanna give your opinion?
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#1 - anon id: 3c3a7069
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engineering is hard as ****. I majored in engineering my first two semesters in a really good engineering school in nyc, I finished the year with a 1.2 gpa. Im going to community college now.
User avatar #2 to #1 - tacobadger [OP]
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what kind of engineering
User avatar #7 to #2 - ahndeh
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it was civil
User avatar #8 to #7 - tacobadger [OP]
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Im guessing thats a totally different beast from Electrical
User avatar #9 to #1 - swimmingprodigy
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What school? Im also doing civil engineering, but I'm at City College. I suspect you were at Cooper Union?
User avatar #12 to #9 - ahndeh
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nah it was manhattan college
User avatar #14 to #12 - swimmingprodigy
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you may have been selling your school a bit there...

but really that hard? I just finished freshman year also, with a 3.01 GPA
User avatar #15 to #14 - ahndeh
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yeah i mean i went to a joke of a high school in westchester county. All these kids in my engineering classes knew so much already from taking engineering classes in HS and I was sorta behind to begin with.
User avatar #16 to #15 - swimmingprodigy
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dont worry about that, Ive never taken engineering class in my life. I got a C in calc1 and chem 1, but then last semester I got my **** together and got a B- in Calc2 and a B+ in chem2
#3 to #1 - RageGuyyourmom
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1.2gpa? Lets do alittle math here friend.
Say you had 7 classes each semester, 7 multiplied by two for two semesters is 14 okay.
14*1.2=16.8
We are assuming the point system is:
A=4 B=3 C=2 D=1
So with that we can assume that you got 3-C's and 11-D's.
Why the **** were you getting 11-D's and 3-C's for?
Its not easy I understand but when youre failing that badly you should have done something 11-D's best case senario first semester you got three C's and four D's and you didn't think you had to fix something?
User avatar #4 to #3 - tacobadger [OP]
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You just math'd the **** out of that anon
User avatar #5 to #4 - hazmathank
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Well he's an engineer probably
#34 to #3 - IamSofaKingdom
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User avatar #6 to #3 - ahndeh
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it was me who wrote the anon comment, i just made an account. I took 5 classes the 1st semester. got a C+ in ethics, B in religion, a D in physics, a C+ in into to engineering, and I dropped calc because I was failing and I decided to drop it so the F wouldnt count and I would re-take it. The 2nd semster I retook calc and got a C, an F in college writing, an F in engineering computation, a C- in sports history, and a D in chemistry.
#11 to #6 - RageGuyyourmom
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What kind of engineering were you taking that had you take religion and sports history?

User avatar #13 to #11 - ahndeh
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it was civil, and you needed a history credit (sports history) and a religion credit because it is a catholic school
User avatar #17 to #13 - natedizzie
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I understand Calc dpending on the school they make calculus extremely difficult to weed out people. but Ethics a C come on you weren't trying very hard. I am civil engineer at Texas A&M by the way
User avatar #10 to #3 - swimmingprodigy
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no one takes 7 classes, it's impossible. Most people take 4, 5 is a stretch. 6 is almost unheard of
#47 - comradewinter
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Why the **** is he crying? He's like 7 and studying engineering, that's a nice ******* future.
#25 - eclecticparadigm **User deleted account**
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Good luck.
Good luck.
#82 - fuckedbyapony
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I'm doing a 4 year Mechanical and Electrical engineering apprenticeship with Vauxhall and it's really not bad at all
User avatar #73 - hawaiianhappysauce
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Engineering is easy if you have a group of friends to work with.
User avatar #68 - dispensa
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Electronic Engineering apprentice, first of 4 years survived, let's do this ****.
User avatar #105 to #68 - tacobadger [OP]
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go my child
User avatar #52 - snup
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What's so bad about engineering? I am starting a 4 year mechanical engineering course this September.

There is a huge shortage here in the UK, so a job is almost guaranteed.
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/jobs/9936226/One-in-five-must-become-an-engineer.html
User avatar #61 to #52 - blondxbandit
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The job is guaranteed because no one wants it -.-
#100 to #61 - anon id: 2a94752d
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The job is guaranteed because no country in the world produces enough quality engineers to fulfill the demand. It's a difficult job and you have to be incredibly good at maths and physics to do it and as a result is is highly paid.

'Proper' engineers rank up there with doctors and lawyers. By proper I mean actual chartered engineers, not the car guy that changes your oil and still brands himself one.
User avatar #45 - apocalypticburrito
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Mechinal engineering and technology
T_T
#44 - lolchris
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Telecommunications engineering student here
just finished my calculus final and feel a bit raped
#41 - anon id: bcf91359
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mechanical engineering...
I just survived the first year. The other 4 I just,.... don't even care anymore abou them.
My teachers are complete assholes, ******* of work due yesterday, everyone is rushing to do stuff and everyone thinks you still don't do enough.
You think math would be the biggest problem? Bitch, math is a blessing amongst the other *********** of classes, you breath in relief. And physics... holy mother of god I miss physics.
Advice kids: choose wisely and be prepared to feel the despair
User avatar #48 to #41 - odonnell
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In Scoland we only need to do 4 Years for a full degree, 3 if you decide to settle for a designated degree other than an honors.

I'm also doing mechanical. I just done my first year as well. I found it relatively easy. The only class that offered something challenging was Engineering Mechanics. I got 4 A's and 2 B's. We didn't get any exams this year though, it was ased on coursework and a few class tests.
User avatar #60 to #48 - CNBrown
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Im studying in glasgow, I only have to do 2 years but I only end up with a HNC, I can do an extra year to get a HND
User avatar #63 to #60 - odonnell
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Yeah, With an HNC though, you can go straight into your second year of uni.
An HNC is just a longer route into uni. I think I would have preferred to to an HNC other than doing 2 years worth of Highers. Since the majority of stuff I done in the highers hasn't shown up at all on the course (Except Integration and Differentiation), the HNC would have been more relevant, and I assume more interesting.
User avatar #64 to #63 - CNBrown
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Its been ok, I'm doing an extra year at the end since I'm doing marine engineering also, should be finishing in a couple of months, can't wait, City of Glasgow college was the worst place I could have done it though
#54 to #48 - srapture
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Damn Scottish bastards... Letting everyone but the English have free university courses...
Damn Scottish bastards... Letting everyone but the English have free university courses...
User avatar #65 to #54 - Gandalfthewhite
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It's their revenge for our constant invasions
User avatar #62 to #54 - odonnell
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I've never understood that.
The Northern Irish also need to pay the same as the English, Wales however can receive some funding.
I think its stupid that Scotland is willing to fund a random guy from Romania other than someone that can already enter and live in Scotland without a passport or visa.

It seems like a waste of their money, I'd much rather they let the whole of the UK and Ireland have free funding in Scotland, but have everyone else in Europe (That doesn't already have free education eg Sweden) pay.

On the other hand though, i reckon it's westminster that's put in the prices for English students in Scotland. Since, if Scotland gave you free education, yous would head on up and use our system. Therefore the lovely tory government you elected wouldn't get **** from students.
User avatar #66 to #62 - srapture
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As annoyed as I am with the Tories, I'm still happy having them over Labour, who seem intent on giving ever lazy cunt money for nothing to get votes.
User avatar #109 to #66 - odonnell
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From Ed Milibands recent speeches, Labour is starting to agree with the tories on taking everything and giving minimum in return.

I think they should cut off all benefits except student assistance, some disability and pensions. Job seekers allowance etc is ********, people getting money for doing nothing. Students need it, because its tough working and studying at the same time. Some disabled people need it, since if you're paralyzed you can't do much. And pension, because no-one (Except charity shops and churches) want you if you're old.

Disability allowance needs to be revised a lot though. Like people being classed as disabled because they're obese, then they get a disabled parking ticket, encouraging them to get fatter. In my opinion, they should get a ticket that says they need to park further away, pay more on road tax. fuel and insurance, to encourage them to walk more.
User avatar #110 to #109 - srapture
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You, sir, should be prime minister. If you form a political party, I will vote for you.
#111 to #110 - odonnell
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Thank you.
But once I stopped the fat kids from being fat, this picture explains what would happen for the rest of my time in parliament.
User avatar #112 to #111 - srapture
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You know what's ****** up about the country. Tell your subordinates to handle the rest as well as that
#40 - defdkny
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starting first semester for electrical engineering....how i feel going in...pic related...at least untill i realize what mistakes i have made
starting first semester for electrical engineering....how i feel going in...pic related...at least untill i realize what mistakes i have made
User avatar #106 to #40 - tacobadger [OP]
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Im here with you doin the same.
#39 - xoyv
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hey, engineers are awesome
#77 to #39 - umppis
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why does this picture not present god gordon freeman
User avatar #78 to #77 - xoyv
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because he's a theoretical physicist
#79 to #78 - umppis
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******.... my brain just fartewd so sorry
i just remembered MIT and was like "huur herp hes an engineer
#36 - sreggin
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at least its not physics
User avatar #42 to #36 - yyh
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Going into Engineering Physics at U Illinois next year.
#91 - anon id: c924a7f5
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Electrical Engineering. I can assure you other people in comments are right. Your teachers will more often than not be assholes more focused on weeding kids out than trying to teach them. Who knows maybe it's just the school I go to but goddamn if I don't put **** tons of time into my work for just Bs and Cs at best.
User avatar #81 - tankthejackal
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electrical engineering here
holy **** I fear the future
User avatar #104 to #81 - tacobadger [OP]
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OP here. same.

This is going to be my first year, you?
User avatar #113 to #104 - tankthejackal
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a year behind you
going to be a senior at a voc tech high school
User avatar #114 to #113 - tacobadger [OP]
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Moving out and going to the University of Central Florida in 1 month. Where do you plan on going?
User avatar #115 to #114 - tankthejackal
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probably something small like ITT tech, then getting a job in the field, then maybe MIT
best part is that it's not that long of a drive to either, and ITT tecc is an easy school to get into
#80 - anon id: cad75c5c
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Theoretical mathematics major at university of Chicago here.
So **** you.
#95 to #80 - anon id: 2a94752d
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Enjoy getting paid a paupers sum for thinking about abstract ****. Then if, miraculously, you come up with something new we'll be the ones that make it useful and collect huge wads of cash from it.

Physicists like to think they rule over engineers, but really you're our cash-cow bitches.
#96 to #95 - anon id: 2a94752d
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Physicists and mathematicians*
#57 - anon id: 2a94752d
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Just finished 2nd year Engineering Science at Oxford. The first year is tough because it's such a step up from school but 2nd year is hell. Thankfully the worst is now behind as we get to choose our specialties now. Goodbye electronics, hello fluid mechanics and thermo!
User avatar #55 - youjustlossthegame
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I'm going to the Navy's Nuclear Power School in February... I may not live.
User avatar #50 - kommandantvideo
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It could be worse. He could be a history teacher.
#49 - weirdfishes
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I start a 4 year electrical engineering apprenticeship in September after doing plumbing for 2 years.