Tag: studying the sciences

How can I get involved in student-faculty research as an undergrad?

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Admission officers may be able to tell you about research opportunities that are available on a campus you are considering. Also, your campus may have an office of undergraduate research. If so, that may be the best place to look once you have matriculated as a student. read more

Can I study science at a liberal arts college?

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Yes, nearly every liberal arts college will offer some majors in science disciplines and many offer interdisciplinary programs like biochemistry, neuroscience and/or environmental studies. Along with the science, you get a well-rounded exposure to other disciplines. read more

What Can You Do with a Physics Major?

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Physics majors are all geeky lab rats, right? Wrong. Read on to learn about some of the many directions a physics major can take you. read more

Should You Study Science or Engineering at a Private College?

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If you have dreamed about a career in exciting fields such as genomics, environmental engineering, or nanotechnology, read on to learn how a private college can help you achieve your goals. read more

Types of Schools for Science and Engineering

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You're heading off to college and you want to study science or engineering (or both!). There are countless colleges and universities to choose from. read more

Student-Faculty Research in the Sciences

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In short, participation in research enriches students' learning experiences, provides improved preparation for graduate school or work, and creates involved citizens to address community problems. read more

Get A Head Start On The Future at an Institute Of Technology

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"Which college do you think I'd like?" asked my neighbor the other day. He's good at math, likes history, and thinks he wants to study engineering. He also plays soccer and trumpet and volunteers in the community. What he wants most from college is to study in an exciting environment that will prepare him for his future--wherever it may lead. read more