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Higher Education?

What kind of higher education schooling did you receive?  

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  1. 1. What kind of higher education schooling did you receive?

    • Graduate School
      15
    • Private University
      13
    • Public University
      18
    • Technical/Trade College
      7
    • Community College
      6
    • None
      3
    • Other (Please Describe
      4


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bowtie_dude    0
Spent two years at the University of Kentucky studying Computer Science. Got burned out on that, no thanks to the undergrad program treating students like crap, and transfered to Lexington Community College, now called Bluegrass Technical and Community College, where I graduate with an Associates in Applied Science in Computer and Information Technology.

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Flybrian    0
Though formerly and in most respects still a community college, St. Petersburg College is now a fully accredited 4-year institution with several BA and BS degree options. In any case, my diploma will read Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ, so in either case...

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I got my BS and MS in Computer Science from Ohio State, and then worked 3 years on my Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering at the U. of Michigan before I got burnt out on academia.. I'm thinking about going back to school eventually for an MBA with an Information Systems concentration. Edited by moltar

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z28luvr01    170
BS in CS from Polytechnic University (Summa-cum-laude) MS in CIS from University of Phoenix Now studying for my Microsoft certifications

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razoredge    0
I spent my 11th year summer at Berkley College of Music, which was where I wanted to go after high school. I was a highly creative but underskilled musician. Was told - "No! Rock and Roll was going to die and there was no future"........this was 1976 :blink: .....not that I now think I would have made it but I didnt need the kick in the teeth, I was very serious and hard working at things I enjoyed. So then I thought well, I always loved the woods and wood products so up to Paul Smiths we went, one of the easts good forestry schools. I was told there by their rep. that Forestry boomed in the 60's and was a dead business so there was no reason to pursue forestry. They tried to steer me toward hotel management..... me the loaner....with no people skills........yaright. So fed up with being told no, I got a job, moved out and got on with life. Within 5 years I was in the middle of a booming forestry business........only I was on the bottom of the totum pole as a producer, at the bottom where all the mud runs too and very little of the gold. It wasnt all bad. I was fortunate to wind up doing and living a life I loved.......takes all kinds to make a world.....when others stay the hell out of your world. Oh well, just a number

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Chief    0
Southern Illinois University Bachelors of Science Geography Earth & Space Science Education Historical Studies Minor Environmental Science M.S Ed. Environmental Studies Education Administration Chief

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sciguy_0504    0
I'm currently attending Drexel University in Philly, majoring in business administration with a minor in either marketing, finance or entrepreneurship (I have to pick one). I'm also thinking of taking classes so I can get my master's degree in education within 5 years. A word of advice: never be a commuter student! Edit: after I graduate (2010) I'll be in the workforce for 3 years at the most before I go back and earn my MBA. Edited by sciguy_0504

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Variance    0

A word of advice:  never be a commuter student!

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I don't find it that bad. When the traffic is good it's a 30-40 minute drive for me. Trying to get home during rush hour is a different matter, though. It takes near 1 1/2 hours in that case. I like the downtown Stamford area, so it's worth it I suppose.

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haypops    0

A word of advice:  never be a commuter student!

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I commuted 31 miles each way, 6 days a week, for 9 years. That included snow in the winter, too. Thank goodness for the reliabilty and handling, economy and handling of Peugeot (60 and 70's)

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Paolino    99
Got my BA and MA in Italian at University at Stony Brook.

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aaaantoine    4
Spent 3 years at DeVry NY for Computer Information Systems. Graduated with a Bachelors over a year ago. Now employed as a Data Entry Specialist barely making over $10/hr. Apparently, all the programming jobs require "# years experience". I ask, how does one get said experience when all the jobs require that you already HAVE experience? <_< Edited by aaaantoine

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Variance    0

Apparently, all the programming jobs require "# years experience".  I ask, how does one get said experience when all the jobs require that you already HAVE experience? <_<

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Internship?

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AAS    13
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona (2003) MS in Mechanical Engineering (Control, Fluids), UCSD (2005) Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (Control), UCSD (20??)

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pow    106
I'm still a junior in high school, but prospective colleges... hmm. I'd love to go to Claremont McKenna or Pomona, but Pitzer might be more realistic. Except for Berkeley, which I probably won't get into, the rest of the UC schools seem too mathy. Maybe Art Center in transportation design later on, too.

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haypops    0

BS in Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona (2003)

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I've had several work mates from Cal Poly Pomona and impressed by them all.

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AAS    13

I've had several work mates from Cal Poly Pomona and impressed by them all.

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Glad to hear that :)

I am really glad I went to CPP for undergrad, instead of a UC... I really see a difference between my education and the UC engineering programs, now that I'm doing my graduate work and TA their classes and interact with them

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Spent 3 years at DeVry NY for Computer Information Systems.  Graduated with a Bachelors over a year ago. 

Now employed as a Data Entry Specialist barely making over $10/hr.

Apparently, all the programming jobs require "# years experience".  I ask, how does one get said experience when all the jobs require that you already HAVE experience? <_<

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Co-op?

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