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Education

+ - What Choices Does an Undergrad Engineer have?

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Pavan_Gupta
Pavan_Gupta writes: "I'm currently a 4th year Biomedical Engineering student at The University of Virginia and I, alongside a large number of my friends, am pondering the possibility of life after school. Personally, I've been looking closely at a few consulting firms and big name businesses (IBM, Microsoft, etc.), but I've grown weary of the real world. Amongst my friends, I've seen people chose from grad school (law, med, etc.) to Teach for America and the Peace Corps, but everyone seems to be driving in some direction with blinders on. So, in the interest of gaining a more interesting perspective on life after college, I wondered what Slashdot thinks an Undergrad should do after they graduate? Should one go to grad school, start investment banking, live in ones parents basement, or what?"

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