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« on: November 29, 2007, 09:29:40 PM »
does anyone have any recommendations for high school courses i should look into?
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Re: high school courses
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2007, 09:41:58 PM »
Take as much math and computer science as you can!

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« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2007, 09:43:19 PM »
why
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Re: high school courses
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2007, 09:50:11 PM »
calculus, physics, typing, and shop too

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« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2007, 09:51:36 PM »
thats a lot

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Re: high school courses
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2007, 10:26:42 PM »
i wish i knew this as a freshman:

take physics freshman year, then take AP phyz soph year so u can add ur first weighted class (on top of the higher lvl eng and history)
make sure u take the shop classes ur freshman year too cuz *some* colleges dont even look at freshman year, so its better to have the harder classes 10th and 11th

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Re: high school courses
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2007, 03:33:49 PM »
dam, if i want calc i gotta take alg2 & trig next year, darn me not taking alg2 as a sophmore

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« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2007, 03:35:54 PM »
Hmm, in my day algebra2 basically was trig...

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« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2007, 03:45:44 PM »
Hmm, in my day algebra2 basically was trig...
actualy... crap you neeed alg2 to take precalc/trig, and precalc to take calc... and i only have 2 years left... o.O

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Re: high school courses
« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2007, 03:57:21 PM »
I only took up to algebra 2 in high school and still made it through my electrical engineering degree. Of course I wouldn't recommend learning trig through calc 2 that was kinda painful. My high school really screwed me over. They failed the class in prealgebra so I had to take it again even though I have a B. Of course I didn't go to a really great school after that but I already knew where I wanted to go anyway and got in there. I did get some funny looks when I took trig after diffy Q. And people still wonder how I got an engineering degree without ever taking geometry. But the more you prepare in high school the better off college will be. I know when I have kids they will will get a good high school education if I have to give it to them myself. I could have been a 4.0 student if I wasn't playing catchup and a little to lazy in college :)

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Re: high school courses
« Reply #10 on: December 31, 2007, 10:49:48 PM »
Don't take AP Computer Science at school. At most schools it is a joke. Rather, look to a quality state college and take intro comp there, then take the AP exam.

 


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