Adam Cronin

Adam Cronin

Adam Cronin works as a Data Entry Specialist at Carnegie Communications while pursuing degrees in computer science and music performance. He is responsible for helping to grow and maintain various databases. On his own time, Adam is currently researching different aspects of artificial intelligence in an attempt to quench his thirst for knowledge, all while preparing himself for a constant schedule of music auditions. As a self-proclaimed “geek,” he hopes his knowledge of computer science and music performance can offer guidance to the readers of CollegeXpress, from auditioning and admission to résumé building and preparing for graduation!

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Articles

Preparing for the Apocalypse: Part I

We all know the zombie apocalypse could happen any day now. One company, and even some colleges, are planning ahead!read more

The "As Seen on TV" Series: MythBusters

The popular Discovery Channel TV show MythBusters is a show that tests the validity of news stories, rumors, myths, and more, all with an entertaining display of special effects. So how on earth did the hosts get there?read more

Free Courses in Computer Science

With all the buzz about Coursera, there's a similar program for those interested in computer science. Read more about free online courses that are all the rage!read more

Famous People in Science and Engineering

Contrary to popular belief, not all celebrities go to school for a degree in acting or modeling. You may be surprised to know their real degree!read more

The Computer Science Series: What is in the Classroom?

We continue the series on computer science as a major. Here, discover the expected course track of a CS major, and what to expect in the classroom if you're working on your Bachelor of Computer Science. read more

The "As Seen on TV" Series: Bloodstain Pattern Analyst

There are probably many people who decide on a career field based on what they see on television. But how much of what you see on TV is true? Are there any accurate portrayals of careers, or is it all beautified garbage? Today, we analyze Dexter and the job of bloodstain pattern analyst.read more

Did a High School Senior Discover a Cure for Cancer?

It's so easy to get caught up in senior year, from figuring out what college to attend to who to take to prom. But in between all that stuff, one girl who decided to do something extraordinary.read more

Synthetic Biology Unleashes Possibilities of Printing Blood Vessels and Bones

Synthetic biology is a relatively new area of biological research, combining science and engineering, that focuses on the design and construction of new biological functions and systems not found in nature. Recently, we have seen breakthroughs in this field that will have a massive impact on health care and medicine. If you are as excited about these developments as I am, you must be wondering how you can jump into this field!read more

Guest Post: Your Most Important Resource in Music Performance College Search

Music performance programs can be very vigorous and competitive, and to have the best chance of getting into your first choice school, you need to make some informed decisions.read more