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Joe are you there for real??

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  1. joemath314159
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    no >.>

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  2. Akshay_Budhkar
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    lol

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  3. joemath314159
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    i lied =/ im here lol

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  4. Akshay_Budhkar
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    listen.. i want some help

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  5. Akshay_Budhkar
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    but its not maths

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  6. joemath314159
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    lol, im what you call a "one-trick pony". Not very good at anything else >.< i'll help if i can though lolol

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  7. estudier
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    joe is complex and/or imaginary...

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  8. Akshay_Budhkar
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    lol! estudier joe.. I am planning to do CS or CE next year.. so i am free for a year. so what do you suggest me to do this year? anything that will help me?

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  9. Akshay_Budhkar
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    to get a headstart?

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  10. joemath314159
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    Look at your degree plan. see what courses you are going to be taking. Buy books and read them. Thats what i do.

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  11. Akshay_Budhkar
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    can you suggest something online?

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  12. joemath314159
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    I had my books for my classes coming up since April. Basically, I dont want the first time i hear something to be in lecture. I was to already have an idea of whats going on.

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  13. joemath314159
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    want*

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  14. joemath314159
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    hmm.....well it depends on what classes your taking. I usually go to amazon.com and look for ""intro" type books if its the first class im taking on the subject.

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  15. Akshay_Budhkar
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    i will have a look at it too..amazon.. and can you tell me where i can get the books suggested by the universities themselves?

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  16. joemath314159
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    its different for each university. The one i go to has a database for each class and professor that lets you know what book they use. I dont know if your University has something like that. They should though. Otherwise you could always email the professor and ask.

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  17. Akshay_Budhkar
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    see if you can find for waterloo university no!! and you can also tell me for texas university!

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  18. Akshay_Budhkar
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    oh ok

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  19. Akshay_Budhkar
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    but still... the basics will remain the same no?

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  20. joemath314159
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    yeah, basics are generally the same. Usually finding some "intro to (whatever)" book does the job.

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  21. joemath314159
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    make sure to red the reviews on the book though, to make sure its a good one.

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  22. joemath314159
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    oh, and make sure you arent getting one that too "high lvl". That defeats the purpose. I bought a Diff Equations book that was too advance for me once. I havent been able to read it yet =/

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  23. Akshay_Budhkar
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    yes or else i will make a fool of myself reading the wrong book..lol

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  24. Akshay_Budhkar
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    and how do i make that sure then? if its not high lvl n low lvl?

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  25. joemath314159
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    it will say in the reviews. Stuff like, "This book isnt for beginners." or, "this book is for the extremely advanced student...", or, "This book isnt for your first time learning the subject" Stuff like that.

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  26. Akshay_Budhkar
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    oh ok thanks a ton joe i will have a look at amazon too.. wish i could give you more than 1 medal.. will get back to you if i need something more. k/?

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  27. joemath314159
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    sure thing :P

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  28. Akshay_Budhkar
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    is amazon a free site?? i believe its asking for money

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  29. joemath314159
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    you have to buy the books >.< if you dont want to buy them. Maybe you could find them at a library? not too sure. I buy all my books (because i mark them up like crazy)

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  30. joemath314159
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    I dont =/ i dont use ebooks >.< i like carrying all my books around! lol >.<

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  31. Akshay_Budhkar
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    lol!! still if u could find any 1st year books on CS/CE online plz do tell me!!!!

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    sure thing, i'll let you know.

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  33. Akshay_Budhkar
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    JOE???

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  34. Alchemista
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    wait computer science

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  35. Alchemista
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    I do that =P

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  36. Akshay_Budhkar
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    cool!!! alchemista plz tell me something i can do! i am taking a year break..

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  37. Akshay_Budhkar
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    Joe i want you to tell me if can I get any online course certified and free so that my resume doesnt look empty for a year?

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  38. joemath314159
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    i dont know where/how something like that is offered >.< i'll search though~

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  39. Alchemista
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    It depends on which direction you are heading in. Computer science is a very broad discipline. For instance are you interested in the theoretical foundations of computer science or are you more interested in software engineering?

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  40. Akshay_Budhkar
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    i still am to decide on computer science or computer engineering.. i just know CS is software CE is both but i dont know what i like as of now..

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  41. Akshay_Budhkar
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    still wont the basics be similar?

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  42. Alchemista
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    No, not at all.

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  43. Alchemista
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    Although you will probably take courses discussing a broad range of topics at the undergraduate level.

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  44. Alchemista
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    One thing that might be useful is to get used to writing code in the languages which will be used to teach courses in the university you are attending.

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  45. Akshay_Budhkar
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    oh see the point is I have done my 12th in India i am migrating to Canada and hence taking a year break. So I have a years time So in what way should I use it? C C#? languages?

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  46. Akshay_Budhkar
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    something that will give me headstart?

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  47. Alchemista
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    Cool, I'm actually at University of Toronto

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  48. Alchemista
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    err, anyways as I said it depends on what they will use to teach the courses

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  49. Alchemista
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    At UofT, it was a mix of python and java

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  50. Akshay_Budhkar
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    OMG!!!!!!! I am going to try there too!!!!!! I am shifting to toronto only

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  51. Alchemista
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    well and C/C++ it really depends on the course

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  52. Akshay_Budhkar
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    Is it true that ppl of UoT dont get jobs? even after it been top ranked?

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  53. Alchemista
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    I've never heard that.

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  54. Akshay_Budhkar
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    oh still HTML, C,C++,Java,python? What all should i do in which order and if possible from where?

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  55. Alchemista
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    Sorry actually C++ might not be that useful. In any case the other thing you may want to spend some time on is other programming paradigms. Depending on what you take you may be exposed to functional languages like haskell, ml and logic languages like prolog.

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  56. Alchemista
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    Really its just getting used to writing code. In the end writing code is not what you will be learning. That's why being able to write code easily will make life simpler, since you can spend time on the important concepts and theory you will be dealing with.

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  57. Akshay_Budhkar
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    So I must learn to write codes.. And for that I can start from any language?

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  58. Alchemista
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    If you've programmed in one imperative language, you can program in any imperative language (for the most part anyways).

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  59. Akshay_Budhkar
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    And any online source you know that can help me learn coding?

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  60. Alchemista
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    Err, I can't really help you there. I'm sure if you do a little googling you'll be able to find some good introductions to some of these languages.

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  61. Akshay_Budhkar
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    and last question.. Do you know co-op system in Waterloo? Can you tell me will it be more advantageous or the regular course at Toronto? And I heard it is hectic in Toronto with projects and stuff.. is it true?

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  62. Alchemista
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    I'm not really all that familiar with Waterloo or its coop system.

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  63. Akshay_Budhkar
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    Oh okay... Thanks for your help and time..I will get back to you if I have some more query.. you are doing BCS right?

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  64. Alchemista
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    Im doing a joint specialist in math and computer science

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  65. Alchemista
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    They've changed the programs a bit, so that option doesn't exist anymore. You can still do a double major in those two disciplines though.

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  66. Akshay_Budhkar
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    Can we specialize in more than field?? Engineeering and CS say?

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  67. Alchemista
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    Engineering and computer science are in two different faculties. Computer science is part of the arts and science faculty, but any engineering program is part of the engineering faculty.

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  68. Alchemista
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    There is a computer engineering program though

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  69. Akshay_Budhkar
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    I tried searching Uot site for the course structure but i am not getting it?? Is it provided online or no?

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    http://www.artsandscience.utoronto.ca/ofr/calendar/Calendar.pdf

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  71. Akshay_Budhkar
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    Oh thanks.. I will search for engineering too Just tell me wil i need to give SAT? my percentage in 12 is nice.

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  72. Alchemista
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    I really don't know how it works for international students, sorry.

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  73. Akshay_Budhkar
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    I am not an international student !! I AM A pr

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  74. Alchemista
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    You said you were migrating from India?

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  75. Akshay_Budhkar
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    Yes originally India. I have completed my 12th in India We are PR of canada too since last year

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  76. Alchemista
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    The application process is still different when you've gone to school in a different country or even a different province for that matter. In any case it shouldn't be too difficult to deal with.

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  77. Akshay_Budhkar
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    oh ok thanks a ton Alchemista! You are not as mysterious as i thought..lol

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  78. Alchemista
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    hah

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