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College Decisions

Postby OUTofPRINT » Sun Apr 17, 2011 5:44 pm UTC

So, high school seniors should be making their college decisions now. Where are you guys going?

I'll start. I'm going to University of Colorado at Boulder, majoring in CS.

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Re: College Decisions

Postby Kurushimi » Sun Apr 17, 2011 9:35 pm UTC

I'll be going to Washington and Lee, majoring in mathematics and perhaps double majoring in computer science. I got a full ride scholarship their so I'm feeling pretty good.

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Re: College Decisions

Postby Malt » Sun Apr 17, 2011 10:01 pm UTC

I'm, uh...still figuring that one out. I've still got like, two whole weeks to decide, though! :D It's between SUNY Stony Brook and SUNY Binghamton, majoring in FuckIfIKnowology.

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Re: College Decisions

Postby dhamsy » Mon Apr 18, 2011 10:32 am UTC

The University of Cambridge, to study Natural Sciences, eventually majoring in Chemistry :D

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Re: College Decisions

Postby Ambermutt » Sat Apr 23, 2011 9:22 pm UTC

Looks like I'm going to Rensselaer. Really glad about it, because even though it's more expensive than the other school I was considering, by a lot, it offered enough financial aid to cover the difference. By a lot. :D

Majoring in aeronautical engineering, tentatively, I 'm really not sure yet.
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Re: College Decisions

Postby MisterCheif » Mon Apr 25, 2011 1:01 am UTC

Ambermutt wrote:Looks like I'm going to Rensselaer. Really glad about it, because even though it's more expensive than the other school I was considering, by a lot, it offered enough financial aid to cover the difference. By a lot. :D

Majoring in aeronautical engineering, tentatively, I 'm really not sure yet.


Congratulations.

I'm only a junior, but I just visited RPI last week. I really liked it, and it is probably me first choice at this point, with WPI being a close second. Though I still have to visit some more schools this summer.
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Re: College Decisions

Postby originalthought » Mon Apr 25, 2011 9:02 pm UTC

Looks like I'm going to Caltech to study physics but I might possibly choose Harvey Mudd.

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Re: College Decisions

Postby B++ » Tue Apr 26, 2011 8:57 pm UTC

I'll probably be headed off to Boston College as a CS major.

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Re: College Decisions

Postby cameron432 » Wed Apr 27, 2011 12:52 pm UTC

I guess I'm belligerently going of University of Michigan Dearborn... For at least a year... Then going to Miami Ohio or maybe changing my mind. I really want to go to Miami, but it's an out of state school, and the money is a problem... Unfortunately...

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Re: College Decisions

Postby TTS » Wed Apr 27, 2011 4:18 pm UTC

I'm a transfer student, but I just got accepted to the University of Maryland last week :D Dual majoring in Government and Politics(ie: Political Science) and Japanese.

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Re: College Decisions

Postby B.Good » Wed Apr 27, 2011 4:27 pm UTC

TTS wrote:I'm a transfer student, but I just got accepted to the University of Maryland last week :D Dual majoring in Government and Politics(ie: Political Science) and Japanese.

University of Maryland high five!

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Re: College Decisions

Postby coyotebush » Fri Apr 29, 2011 11:43 pm UTC

After dealing with a number of disappointing letters from private schools, I'm now excited about attending California Polytechnic State University, to study CS.

I've also stayed on the wait list at Reed, but I'm not too likely to change plans even if they do manage to have any financial aid left over for me.

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Re: College Decisions

Postby Bakemaster » Sat Apr 30, 2011 2:37 am UTC

SLO or Pomona?
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Re: College Decisions

Postby coyotebush » Sat Apr 30, 2011 3:55 am UTC

SLO. Sorry, I need to get in the habit of clarifying that.
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Re: College Decisions

Postby Bakemaster » Sat Apr 30, 2011 7:28 pm UTC

Make sure you're on top of registration. They've been having problems with over-enrollment and lack of class space for at least the last decade. Which isn't to say it's not an excellent school, of course - one of the best deals in the state, and extremely well-regarded.
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Re: College Decisions

Postby Ambermutt » Sat Apr 30, 2011 10:18 pm UTC

MisterCheif wrote:
I'm only a junior, but I just visited RPI last week. I really liked it, and it is probably me first choice at this point, with WPI being a close second. Though I still have to visit some more schools this summer.


I hope you get in. You're the second xkcd-er I've heard mention RPI. And lucky you got to see the campus, I live too far away for that to be feasible. What are you hoping to study?
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Re: College Decisions

Postby The EGE » Sat Apr 30, 2011 10:45 pm UTC

Boston University, for Aerospace / Mechanical Engineering.
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