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Old 10-17-2006, 06:42 PM   #101
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One of the advantages of Harvey Mudd is that it is easy to change to the other sisters. But, unless she receives substantial financial assistance, it can be an expensive education.

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Old 10-17-2006, 08:30 PM   #102
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Originally Posted by Spanky
Brat and Telly,

Thanks for bringing up the possibility of changing major. As I recall my engineering school days, more than 50% of students dropped out of the program. That's one of reason not to attend schools that focus primarily on science and engineering, e.g., Caltech.

Another thing to consider is schools that offer both an Engineering program as well as an Engineering Technology program..........the BS in Engrg Tech programs can be well suited for students that are more hands on or less thoretically/analytically inclined. Also many students that might wash out otherwise can finish with the Technology degree. Job prospects may be affected somewhat but should still be plentiful. Not a good choice if grad school is highly desireable.

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