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I thought about graduate school, but I decided that I was just plain tired of dealing with college. Every time something I'm looking forward to is going to happen (concert, game/movie/book release, holiday, weekend) there is always some school bullshit looming over it. I'm graduating with my B.S. in Computer Science with Honors from NC State. Hello 9am-5pm where I can go home and be left alone to do whatever I please. By day I'll be doing software development for embedded hardware, by night reading or playing some video games. And I can finally start working on some book ideas I've had without being interrupted by a paper or project.

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frosh

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Its really interesting but right now - I'm getting killed by the workload.

Alot of schools the dead line is actually May 1st. Anyways, I hope to attend the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute next fall and I plan to major in Biochemistry

no way! - if you have any questions about the school -feel free to ask - were you at the accepted students day last week?

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frosh

RPI

Materials Engineering

Its really interesting but right now - I'm getting killed by the workload.

no way! - if you have any questions about the school -feel free to ask - were you at the accepted students day last week?

Na, It would be a pain to fly there for a bit since I live in California.

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would you believe i have only found 1 other person who knows about OCR here?

there's only two people here at houghton who knew before i spread the word with my OCR hoodie, shirt, and pimpage (i played my mix for the pkmn project live at a talent show last year, all children under the age of 12 FREAKED). i'm practically a celebrity on campus now, even if no one here has heard of me. everyone wants the video game sax guy around =)

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so i take it you are going to SO 5 then - good to hear though - would you believe i have only found 1 other person who knows about OCR here?

I'm actually surprised considering it seems like a nerdy school. Hell, they have a Magic: The Gathering club from what I can see. Sounds like a school for me.

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Grad student, third semester (out of 8- 10, depending on whether I go for my IT certificate in the program or just a 36 credit hour MLIS - Master's in Library and Information Science). Got my undergrad in Communication and Theology (don't ask).

Library science is one of the easiest master's programs you can take. No dissertation necessary but you're busy as hell. It's a real pain in the ass most days; tuition cleans out my bank account frequently. At least it's relatively short. The work at my library is rewarding, though, and somewhat makes up for the informational theory bullshit I get in some classes. Can't wait to be a full-fledged librarian.

i seriously debated going to U of Syracuse (NY) to get my graduate-level librarian sciences degree. i love being a music librarian, but i'm not into dusty old books and moldy scores - i just like the organizational part of the job.

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Grad student, third semester (out of 8- 10, depending on whether I go for my IT certificate in the program or just a 36 credit hour MLIS - Master's in Library and Information Science). Got my undergrad in Communication and Theology (don't ask).

Library science is one of the easiest master's programs you can take. No dissertation necessary but you're busy as hell. It's a real pain in the ass most days; tuition cleans out my bank account frequently. At least it's relatively short. The work at my library is rewarding, though, and somewhat makes up for the informational theory bullshit I get in some classes. Can't wait to be a full-fledged librarian.

Eee yeah, but good luck finding an open full fledged librarian spot, those things tend to only open up when someone dies.

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I'm actually surprised considering it seems like a nerdy school. Hell, they have a Magic: The Gathering club from what I can see. Sounds like a school for me.

Nerdy?

You have NO idea. One of the t-shirt designs for our hall this year was "So I heard you like mudkips."

It's a great school. You really learn a lot of interesting material and the orientation program is phenomenal - you will definately feel at home.

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I'm currently a sophomore at the University of Oregon, pursuing the almighty English Major. I'm also looking to minor in Religious Studies and snag a Certificate of Film Studies while I'm at it. All of this to say, what I want to do in graduate school is Creative Writing, so I'm taking as many classes in Creative Writing as possible.

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today is declaration day at most universities and colleges around the US. if you haven't declared your intent to attend a college and participate in a program, then you probably aren't going to college next year.

i declared for ithaca college's graduate sax performance degree yesterday. i'll be spending the next two years learning crazy things on the sax, like how to play three notes at once and how to triple-tongue and why anyone actually writes that kind of weird crap into music.

where are YOU headed next year?

say hi to my ex g/f for me

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Going to go to Washington University in St. Louis this fall for a master's in music composition. I just found out that one of my friends who currently teaches at the school where I did undergrad is also definitely going to Washington University next semester for his doctorate (he held out on his decision longer than I did). And Wash U's going to waive my tuition and pay me a stipend for doing teacher's assistant stuff. To say that things are ideal is almost an understatement.

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I'm going to the University of Louisville next fall to study for a BM in music composition. I'll be a sophomore transfer. Today actually ISN'T declaration day for them, but I'm still worried because my parents decided to be goddamn morons and not file their taxes, so I still have incomplete financial aid information.

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what major? or undecided?

falchion, don't work too hard. it's all work till you die after undergrad, don't forget to party up a bit beforehand =)

Haha oh definitely not working hard at all. PSB and Crim have plenty of crossover courses so it won't be too bad for me to double major in that. And as for Education, I want to teach, so working will hopefully be fun for me...and like it should be for everyone who works.

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there's only two people here at houghton who knew before i spread the word with my OCR hoodie, shirt, and pimpage (i played my mix for the pkmn project live at a talent show last year, all children under the age of 12 FREAKED). i'm practically a celebrity on campus now, even if no one here has heard of me. everyone wants the video game sax guy around =)

thats awesome! im glad people are recognizing the music.

come to think of it - a few more than 1 have heard of the site when i wear the duds about.

everyone i have showed the music to is ecstatic though - they really do enjoy the music.

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I'm currently a junior percussion major at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University! I'm in the studio of Robert Van Sice, who is amazing. My dream is to go to Yale for grad school, where I can continue my studies with Mr. Van Sice, but me going to Yale right after Peabody is not entirely likely. If I can't get in immediately, I'll stay at Peabody for another year or two (doing either a gpd or a masters) and then audition for Yale. The audition process for the percussion studio is EXTREMELY competitive.

Brad, did you audition for Peabody when you were looking for grad schools? The sax program here is awesome. You should come :<

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Currently enrolled at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. I actually went ahead and declared a double-major in History and Political Science with a minor in International Relations the very first day of the semester.

Bleccchhhhh..... liberal arts....

(Also looking for an internship in the Washington D.C. area this summer. CSIS, DoD, and State Department are already closed. Any other ideas?)

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This is my 4th year at uni (my first 2 years at the University of Western Sydney and the most recent 2 years at the University of New South Wales). I'm a pharmacology major and pathology minor. My first year was spent doing Environmental Health. First half of my second year I transferred to forensic science (was going to specialise in ballistics) and then I transferred again second half of my second year to where I am now. I woulda stayed on in forensics but job positions for that field are scarce here in Australia.

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Currently enrolled as an Animation grad student at the Savannah College of Arts & Design. However, I was also just accepted to a new program called Animation Mentor and I may be switching over. With luck, I'll finally be able to break into this accused industry within two years and get started with real life at last.

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