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    Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Doc on Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:11 pm

    I keep on hearing people go on about how engineering is so "hard", some even say its harder than becoming a doctor, dentist or pharmacist. LOL what kind of crap is that?? Even prehealth classes probably trump the hardest of engineering classes, not to mention the professional coursework. So you take an undergrad diff eq class and some how its tougher than a med school class?? LOOL
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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Dark Flame99966 on Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:16 pm

    I dunno, premed take tight workloads, but I feel some engineering classes are harder.


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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Ahmed on Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:21 pm

    Pharmacists make more money than engineers.

    Guess why.



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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Doc on Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:23 pm

    prehealth students have to take physics too, and the curve is way worse when everyone needs an A in the prereq classes.

    and find me an engineering test as hard as this

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USMLE_Step_1

    and i doubt a guy with a Ph.D in engineering can compare much to someone like a cardiac surgeon

    Chem Blade wrote:Pharmacists make more money than engineers.

    Guess why.


    because its more competitive and every 8th person can do engineering?
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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Ace on Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:25 pm

    Pharmacists make more money than engineers.

    Guess why.

    Depends on which type of engineer.

    Aerospace, most likely not. Civil, most likely so.


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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Doc on Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:28 pm

    Ace wrote:
    Pharmacists make more money than engineers.

    Guess why.

    Depends on which type of engineer.

    Aerospace, most likely not. Civil, most likely so.

    Average pharmacist salary is 100k and the average petroleum engineer (highest paying engineering degree) is like 90k

    Engineers sit at home playing around with math problems while health professionals are saving their lives
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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Ahmed on Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:28 pm

    Pretty much, it's self explanatory.

    As a matter of fact a few weeks ago someone on college confidential was complaining about why engineers make much less than Pharmacists lol.


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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Doc on Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:31 pm

    Chem Blade wrote:Pretty much, it's self explanatory.

    As a matter of fact a few weeks ago someone on college confidential was complaining about why engineers make much less than Pharmacists lol.

    Those people are idiots lol

    There are way more engineers than pharmacists in this country, that alone should answer the question. Engineers kid themselves when they think engineering is harder than medicine or even pharmacy.

    Engineers are having trouble looking for work and keeping jobs too because there are so many of them.

    Besides my cousin is an engineer and that kid doesn't know crap lol

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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Ahmed on Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:47 pm

    Why are you attacking engineers all of a sudden though lol?


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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Doc on Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:49 pm

    because my cousin is retarded lol

    ive never liked engineers though or engineering .. they think because they can do a couple of math problems they're the sh!t



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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Ahmed on Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:50 pm

    Yeah. I can't see myself as ever being an engineer...at all.


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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by The Banker on Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:03 pm

    this is coming from the one who cries every time he sees a physics question Rolling Eyes

    engineers are UNDERRATED.. especially here in the UK. Most of them end up quitting their jobs & going into teaching coz of low salaries n stuff... the Arab gulf countries give them the respect they deserve tho..

    also maths is the purest of all subjects Sayf, u can't have chem/ bio without maths so u can't have med/pharm without maths either..

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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Ahmed on Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:06 pm

    Basic math is needed for the sciences...addition/sub/mult/div


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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Craig on Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:07 pm

    I have no clue why everyone wants to be one *eyeroll*
    People will soon see that money is money, but enjoyment of life is much more valuable.
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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Ahmed on Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:10 pm

    ^^^And that's why I choose pharmacy Very Happy


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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by The Banker on Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:11 pm

    Chem Blade wrote:Basic math is needed for the sciences...addition/sub/mult/div
    logs, calculus & exponentials are also needed.. they aren't basic..
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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by The Banker on Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:11 pm

    oh and stats too...
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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Fangy on Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:13 pm

    This is insanely biased. Where would we be today without engineers?
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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Craig on Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:14 pm

    ...Different. I'm not saying it's bad, but a majority of the population wants to be one.
    If we're all one, then who'll do the other jobs? Money is the source of all inner evial.
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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Ahmed on Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:21 pm

    Pink Panther wrote:
    Chem Blade wrote:Basic math is needed for the sciences...addition/sub/mult/div
    logs, calculus & exponentials are also needed.. they aren't basic..

    8th grade math.

    Probably stats is the only one further down the line.

    Anyways this argument or w/e is nonsense. This is like comparing apples to oranges.


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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Fangy on Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:22 pm

    Engineering requires advanced physics and stuff...
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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by The Banker on Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:02 pm

    Chem Blade wrote:
    Pink Panther wrote:
    Chem Blade wrote:Basic math is needed for the sciences...addition/sub/mult/div
    logs, calculus & exponentials are also needed.. they aren't basic..

    8th grade math.

    Probably stats is the only one further down the line.

    Anyways this argument or w/e is nonsense. This is like comparing apples to oranges.
    ahmed, u learn that stuff in ADVANCED level maths lol
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    just wanted to say that maths grads can work in Pharmaceuticals, healthcare, defence and the gov as well as the financy/business/engineering stuff... just found it quite interesting bounce
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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Ahmed on Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:07 pm

    Hmm...here is the US we take that stuff in normal Algebra...nothing major.


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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by The Banker on Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:09 pm

    in year 9 i was still finding x from linear equations n stuff Hilarious
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    Re: Engineering : Most OVERRATED Job

    Post by Ace on Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:23 pm

    Tons of Aero engineers earn 105-115k (or they did in 2009, I don't know about it now).

    Without engineers, you wouldn't even have a house, fool. Rolling Eyes

    If I didn't join the armed forces, I was considering becoming an Aero Eng... there aren't enough of them currently. Some engineering careers are overrated, like Auto and Marine, but many others are underrated... there are too many types to just say something like "Engineers are overrated".

    Try designing a stealth aircraft from scratch, or something like the Eiffel Tower. That sounds a lot harder than playing around with medicine in a whitewashed room all day.


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