Sarah recently graduated from Michigan Tech with a degree in Chemical Engineering. She is nearing her first year working as a project engineer in the manufacturing industry. She shares her experiences and perspectives on college, entrance into the job market and how the number of women going into engineering is changing.
Music used in the podcast: Higher Up, Silverman Sound Studio
Acronyms and Definitions
Diff EQ – Differential Equations – The study of differential equations consists of the study of their solutions (the set of functions that satisfy each equation), and of the properties of their solutions. Only the simplest differential equations are solvable by explicit formulas; however, many properties of solutions of a given differential equation may be determined without computing them exactly. (Wikipedia)
AP – Advanced Placement – a program in the United States and Canada created by the College Board which offers college-level curricula and examinations to high school students. American colleges and universities may grant placement and course credit to students who obtain high scores on the examinations. The AP curriculum for each of the various subjects is created for the College Board by a panel of experts and college-level educators in that field of study. (Wikipedia)