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Day-to-Day Differences between Software Engineering and Web Developer Positions [duplicate]

I am hoping to transition into the IT/development field and am expecting to start classes this summer. I come from a teaching background, but have also done freelance web development as a hobby for a ...
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Is a Master's worth it? [closed]

I know there are a few questions already about getting a Master's degree in Computer Science, but my question is a bit different. I've started programming when I was quite young. I did receive a BS in ...
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Is it a bad idea to get a Master's and Bachelor's Degree from the same university? [closed]

I'm getting close to graduation and am strongly considering continuing to a Master's Program. My long-term goal for the future is to stay in industry rather than pursuing a Ph.D/Academic career. While ...
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What is better, MBA vs MIS, right after grad or gap? [closed]

Generally speaking, if a recent Computer Science / Software Engineering grad (bachelors) wants to be project manager in 5 years, what should he or she go for? A. An MBA part-time straight out of ...
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How applicable would an Automata class be to professional development? [closed]

Would it be worth taking Automata over Databases or Networking assuming no immediate plans on a Masters degree in Computer Science? I'd assume I'd learn things in there that would somehow be real work ...
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Currently in Grad School, itching to get back in the mix [closed]

I was in the software industry for 3 years before going back and pursuing my masters. I have a year of grad school under my belt with a year left and a 4.0 GPA. I'm really itching to get back into do ...
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Does it help to be core programmer of a product (meant for social good) for getting into a PhD program at a top university? [closed]

I am working upon a product as core developer which will be launched in USA market in few months if successful. Can this factor improve my chances for getting accepted into a PhD program at a top ...
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Is going to grad school going to hurt your engineering career? [closed]

I study software engineering and have every intention to become one and stay one. However, I also love logic, computability theory, automata theory, and similar computer sciency math topics, and would ...
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How to manage a project in school?

I just started doing PhD and we are supposed to do a project for a class, there are 14 people taking the class and we are supposed to develop a system all together. I was away from academia and ...