Want to listen to some 👄 talky talk 👄on the postgrad experience in CS? Rachel and Ivan try to cover these topics in a roundtable with some students studying CS as their second, or next, degree.
Welcome our features,
- Peter, who was in the Construction Management 📋 industry when he started a Bachelor's degree majoring in Computer Science
- Rachel, a pharmacist 💊who decided to start a Bachelor's degree majoring in Computer Science
- Mark, who was already working as a Mechanical Engineering graduate 🔨 when he made the jump into an MIT
- Ady, who was doing a PhD in Biology 🦠 until she decided to pursue an MIT majoring in Bioinformatics
🚦Where did they come from?
🏃♂️Why did they make the jump??
👀How are they finding it???
🤼Can they even make friends????
🚄What are they looking forward to?????
00.00.12 - 00.02.04 intro
00.02.04 - 00.04.22 original plan
00.04.22 - 00.08.45 phase in life when decision to start cs was made
00.08.45 - 00.11.40 initial thoughts on cs
00.11.40 - 00.15.06 cs attractive why? preconceptions?
00.15.06 - 00.18.30 first impressions of cse at unsw
00.18.30 - 00.21.10 useful acquired skills
00.21.10 - 00.24.37 uni life, volunteering
00.24.37 - 00.27.03 young classmates
00.27.03 - 00.31.57 maybe: how to make friend w/ young classmates
00.31.57 - 00.36.52 fears
00.36.52 - 00.46.26 bachelors vs mit vs other
00.46.26 - 00.52.40 pacing the degree
00.52.40 - 00.54.56 regrets
00.54.56 - 00.57.48 plans
00.57.48 - 01.01.51 advice
01.01.51 ending + thank you
Feel free to reach out to the CSESoc discord community! Make a forum post to get a more targeted response.
In case you had any further questions or wanted to continue discussion specifically with any of the guests, you can reach out:
- discord: MarkRaya#4626
- ig: @markyr
- linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-raya-4467a21b8/
- discord: Kiki#8134
- ig: @poots___
- linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/putijak-souk-58a10a19b/
- discord: rachel#4578
- linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachel-ahn-926a05222/