College Discussion Thread.

Sep 04, 2011 @ 15:31
St. John's College in Santa Fe, NM. We're known for "The Great Books" program. The Iliad, Plato, The Bible, Hegel, Kant, and all that jazz.
Sep 04, 2011 @ 15:40
is it normal for an english class and philosophy class to require 7 damn books each?


i took a classics of english literature class and i think we had to buy 6 or 7 books smh i swear some of these teachers get commission from publishers...

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Sep 04, 2011 @ 18:18
i'm transferring from a CC (De Anza) and only have about a 3.0 right now

how was it taking accounting courses over there? i hear a lot of students drop accounting/finance classes after taking a few and switch majors

well i was laggin on takin my first acct class so i started it this sem and so far seems pretty chill since i picked the best/easiest/coolest prof on ratemyprof. ummm and yeah thats pretty true. one friend was finance major and now is trying to swith to information systems or w/e thats called. and i just have a handful of other business friends (fin/acct/econ majors) that switched it cause the courses turned out to be nothing what they expected.
i took a classics of english literature class and i think we had to buy 6 or 7 books smh i swear some of these teachers get commission from publishers...

exactly. if your prof was one of the writers in the books they "make" you buy those books so they can get their royalties off poor ass college students. thats also why they come out with new editions every two years.
Sep 04, 2011 @ 20:50
Who else in pharmacy school? I'm starting my first day Monday smh



where you at
Sep 05, 2011 @ 23:53
Anybody at Oregon/know anyone there?

trying to find out about financial aid for out of states

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Sep 06, 2011 @ 00:18
OSU anyone? I'm dorming at Morrill Tower.
Sep 06, 2011 @ 00:28
Who else in pharmacy school? I'm starting my first day Monday smh


Third year Pharmacy student here... let me tell you a truth the market is saturated... so i hope u like working in the middle of nowhere
Sep 06, 2011 @ 00:38
Third year Pharmacy student here... let me tell you a truth the market is saturated... so i hope u like working in the middle of nowhere


yeah but its like the easiest job right? all u do is fill up bottles w/ pills?
Sep 07, 2011 @ 05:53
anyone in a fraternity here? What's the interviews like?

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Sep 07, 2011 @ 10:29
Originally posted by Inactive User
yeah but its like the easiest job right? all u do is fill up bottles w/ pills?


Contrary to popular belief... Even in a community pharmacy (CVS/Walgreens) pharmacist hardly ever ever actually count pills and fill bottles... It is the tech that do that. So no... And I sincerely hope you're not actually in the field of pharmacy because you're doing yourself an injustice if you're. There is actually a lot more than meets the eye. I'd explain but I don't think you really give a shit so.

Oh as for it being easy, if you mean easy as in standing 9-12 hour shifts with average of 15-30min lunch breaks, or walking 7am-6pm throughout the hospital and getting lunch 2-3pm. Yeh, and dealing with crazy old people yeh it is pretty easy.
Sep 07, 2011 @ 10:33
anybody doing nursing school?
Sep 07, 2011 @ 12:40
Fuck.. only 2nd week of school and im already behind in reading
Sep 07, 2011 @ 18:04
Doing all these apps and shit had me wondering, if you really want to go to a school that is a member of the common app, is it better to just fill out the common app, or independently fill out an app to said school. Help ya boy out, i dont know what the fuck im doing smh

Easy mang...

Sep 07, 2011 @ 18:09
Contrary to popular belief... Even in a community pharmacy (CVS/Walgreens) pharmacist hardly ever ever actually count pills and fill bottles... It is the tech that do that. So no... And I sincerely hope you're not actually in the field of pharmacy because you're doing yourself an injustice if you're. There is actually a lot more than meets the eye. I'd explain but I don't think you really give a shit so.

Oh as for it being easy, if you mean easy as in standing 9-12 hour shifts with average of 15-30min lunch breaks, or walking 7am-6pm throughout the hospital and getting lunch 2-3pm. Yeh, and dealing with crazy old people yeh it is pretty easy.


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Sep 07, 2011 @ 18:10
i took a classics of english literature class and i think we had to buy 6 or 7 books smh i swear some of these teachers get commission from publishers...



Some of them do. Had a professor that wrote his own text book and updated it every year so you couldn't buy a used copy. Because "technology changes that fast." tongueface
Sep 11, 2011 @ 23:54
Freshman at Valencia here in Orlando... My schedule it's so fucked because I signed up for classes 3 weeks before school stated and everything I wanted was filled up. So now I just have intro to humanities, econ and psych... Anyone think it's a good idea to take online courses?
With 3 credits ik next semester is going to be a bitch. Hopefully next year I can transfer out to UCF. Oh and another thing... as far as bio majors go, what are some way jobs in that field? I was thinking about optometry or everyone's favorite pharmacy but I'd like to hear someone else's opinion before I fuck my life up even further.

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Sep 12, 2011 @ 00:04
Anyone here becoming an engineer?
Im heading towards mechanical engineering.

Im average in math but I've got experience and a hobby in tinkering cars, bikes, and phones since high school.

Any tips on succeeding?
Sep 12, 2011 @ 00:43
Anyone here becoming an engineer?
Im heading towards mechanical engineering.

Im average in math but I've got experience and a hobby in tinkering cars, bikes, and phones since high school.

Any tips on succeeding?


Im finishing up my last year in ME. Tips? Dont expect to have the same college experience as your buddies in business or marketing. Dont get me wrong youll still have fun and party and shit(if thats what youre into), you just wont be able to go nearly as hard if you want to get a decent GPA. Get into a solid study habit early on and get your shit done. DO NOT RELY ON SOLUTION MANUALS. Dont get behind. Dont sit and struggle with the same problems, get help. There are TONS of resources at your disposal. Talk to EVERYONE and NETWORK. Get involved in ASME and other engineering clubs, youll meet people and have stuff to put on your resume. Try your best to get an internship before you graduate. If you want to meet girls find an easy non engineering elective to take cause more than likely there will be 95% guys.


Work hard and dont forget to enjoy yourself, its easy to get bogged down. Its not going to be easy man, but it will be damn well worth the effort.
Sep 12, 2011 @ 01:49
Im finishing up my last year in ME. Tips? Dont expect to have the same college experience as your buddies in business or marketing. Dont get me wrong youll still have fun and party and shit(if thats what youre into), you just wont be able to go nearly as hard if you want to get a decent GPA. Get into a solid study habit early on and get your shit done. DO NOT RELY ON SOLUTION MANUALS. Dont get behind. Dont sit and struggle with the same problems, get help. There are TONS of resources at your disposal. Talk to EVERYONE and NETWORK. Get involved in ASME and other engineering clubs, youll meet people and have stuff to put on your resume. Try your best to get an internship before you graduate. If you want to meet girls find an easy non engineering elective to take cause more than likely there will be 95% guys.


Work hard and dont forget to enjoy yourself, its easy to get bogged down. Its not going to be easy man, but it will be damn well worth the effort.


Not the partying type here, well not after high school smokeyface

My parents knows shit load of engineers. A manager engineer said I should go to her during junior year.

I'm forced to take workshops where I am.

I guess I need to make an effort to understand things and I'm good

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Sep 12, 2011 @ 14:52
I'm majoring in business administration, but im not sure what field to focus on? It's between Sales/Marketing or Operations Management. What do you guys think would be better?
Sep 12, 2011 @ 22:43
I'm majoring in business administration, but im not sure what field to focus on? It's between Sales/Marketing or Operations Management. What do you guys think would be better?


specifically, what do you work with in sales/marketing? i've been studying accounting but that shit is boring as fuck and seems like it could be a stressful future for me
Sep 12, 2011 @ 23:37
^ I feel your pain, man.

I'm stuck between Accounting/Finance and hate both of them. It's more of a parents forcing me to do it kinda thing.

@KDL323: What do you like to do? Which one interests you more? Which business classes do you enjoy?
Sep 12, 2011 @ 23:52
any of you's been getting $50 government checks for "school materials"?

Orlando, FL. OG as fuck.

Sep 13, 2011 @ 00:49
Operations/management sounds safer... marketing gets you a job at Macy's for most people especially if you don't have any relevant internships or anything to put on your resume.

I'm also split between accounting and finance. Accounting is definitely the safer option but at my school the finance option is like 10 core biz classes and then 3-4 finance classes, where acctg is the 10 core classes and 10-11 more acctg classes. I would have to double up like every quarter and would probably miss opportunities to be out actually doing work experience and internships.
Sep 13, 2011 @ 00:52
So I was a junior last year and screwed that up with averages from 64-73%. I didn't know junior year marks mattered, but I know it's no excuse. If I could pull an A- average and join an extracurricular or two, could I get into any universities?
Sep 13, 2011 @ 01:01
So I was a junior last year and screwed that up with averages from 64-73%. I didn't know junior year marks mattered, but I know it's no excuse. If I could pull an A- average and join an extracurricular or two, could I get into any universities?


What type of school are you trying to get into. What is your gpa, senior year doesn't matter got a 4.2 and 4.0 gpa went up from a 3.3 to 3.56 or so didn't really make a diff when applying to colleges I had a 31 and couldn't break top 50 ranked schools.
Sep 13, 2011 @ 01:06
Oh yeah I forgot to mention I'm in Canada lol :/

Would you guys recommend trying to get into a program like English or Philosophy? Or will it be a waste of time?

I don't really have any money so I can only afford cheaper programs.
Sep 13, 2011 @ 01:13
Contrary to popular belief... Even in a community pharmacy (CVS/Walgreens) pharmacist hardly ever ever actually count pills and fill bottles... It is the tech that do that. So no... And I sincerely hope you're not actually in the field of pharmacy because you're doing yourself an injustice if you're. There is actually a lot more than meets the eye. I'd explain but I don't think you really give a shit so.

Oh as for it being easy, if you mean easy as in standing 9-12 hour shifts with average of 15-30min lunch breaks, or walking 7am-6pm throughout the hospital and getting lunch 2-3pm. Yeh, and dealing with crazy old people yeh it is pretty easy.


sounds like u dont enjoy ur field lol.. and no im not a med student. im actually pursuing a major that i actually enjoy unlike everybody who wants to be a pharmacist/nurse/etc who just do it for the money... i mean honestly...who actually enjoys being a nurse/pharmacist?..whats so fun about that?
Sep 13, 2011 @ 09:26
So I was a junior last year and screwed that up with averages from 64-73%. I didn't know junior year marks mattered, but I know it's no excuse. If I could pull an A- average and join an extracurricular or two, could I get into any universities?


Yes, don't feel bad that you don't get into top 50 schools.
Undergrad really doesn't matter nearly as much as graduate school, and in undergrad it matters more about the grades you get rather then from what school.

If you go to a "shit" school then should be making A's/B's. You should be in honors, shit like that.
Sep 13, 2011 @ 21:28
Honestly, is dorming really a good experience?
(I might have to if i dont get into any school around my house.)

I never saw anything "good" about it :/

Im not into partying, drinking, etc.

And i have a lot of close friends here who are probably gonna go to
a college near their house. And no, not highschool friends.
I mean real homies who im close with and pretty much brothers with.

I dont wanna lose them no homo. Anyone else feel this way?
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