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Personal Experience: College Decisions

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We have all been to the point in our life where we have to decide where it is that we want to go to school. When the time comes to make this decision, messing up could possibly bring your dream career to an end. That is why I must choose extremely careful. I should go to Morrison Institute of Technology for a degree in engineering rather than Illinois State University and Southern Illinois University. Morrison Institute of Technology sounds like it is more geared toward engineering degree; therefore, I should definitely get my engineering degree at Morrison Institute of Technology.
When deciding between 2 well known colleges and MIT, it’s important to analyze exactly what it is that I want to do. But, it is just as important to know exactly what courses and skills the college will provide. ISU has been ranked 152nd in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges (“Illinois”). At ISU, undergraduates have dozens of degrees to choose from like several types of engineering, doctors degrees, and a lot of different bachelors degrees ("Mechanical"). They also have PhD’s there, but that doesn’t relate to engineering. Others are probably thinking this is the college to go to; for me, probably not. SIU has a lot more hands on experience than ISU does, getting you better prepared for the job you will take out of college ("College"). They give you the classroom experience you need, but hands on work is a priority for the classes at SIU. Another plus about SIU is that they allow you to play with your examples. An example would be that you could take a mechanical engineering related course, but at the same time you could also take biomedical engineering and computer hardware engineering. This means I can get a true feel for what it is that I want to...

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