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How broad should a computer science/engineering student go?

I have less than 2 years of college left and I still don't know what to focus on. But this is not about me, this is about being a future developer. I realize that questions like "Which language should ...
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7answers
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What mathematics should I review & master before enrolling in CS program (early 40s student, 20 years dev exp, no degree)

I am in my early 40s and plan to enroll in university this fall to pursue a long-postponed CS degree. I have been working as a developer for almost 20 years, but have found further advancement at ...
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As a high school student what should I be doing to make myself better/more hireable? [closed]

I'm a year away from university/college at this point in time, I'm currently 17 years old and practice programming as a hobby. I'd like to get a job one day in the market, I -love- programming. And I ...
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Looking for unpaid interns (2) - am I crazy? [closed]

Edit - 6/10/11 in response to first batch of responses: Wow, what a response. Let me speak to a few points. I already stated that I will have a curriculum, and my intention is to teach people the ...
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5answers
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Advice for nontraditional CS student?

I'm in a rather unique situation here. I am going to start school for computer science tomorrow (literally) at a local university in a BS program. However, I am starting as a nontraditional student. ...