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Which is harder, engineering school or an engineering job?

I am a mechanical engineering student currently taking physics 2, statics and differential equations and a few easy general ed classes. I love motors and working with stuff. I just don't like the math/computer use as much. Also I see where other majors go to parties and have lots of free time, not to mention alot of them end up making more after they graduate. please give me some insight. please add your source of this knowledge.

Asked By: motorman - 10/17/2012
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Engineering school is much harder than an engineering job... More
Answered By: C7S - 10/18/2012
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Engineering school is harder than actual work as an engineer. At least that is what I remember. Of course I found that in the first few years working as an engineer there was a lot more to learn than what they taught in school... More
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Answered By: oil field trash - 10/17/2012
 
Engineering school is more stressful than an engineering job. You learn theories related to structural mechanics, fluid mechanics, continuum mechanics, thermodynamics, etc..... Many of these you may never even use on a daily basis in your job. You will, however, probably learn more practical knowledge in your first 6... More
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Answered By: Stephen - 10/17/2012
 
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