am now a junior at Georgia Tech and here is
how I see the university (from an engineering stand point):
- The first year will be tough and you will
do a lot of busy work.
- Your second year
you start learning interesting things.
- The work is challenging
but if you stay on top of everything and utilize
your resources (e.g. office hours, TA's) the work is VERY
doable. If you leave your work until the last possible
moment, that is when you get screwed over.
will be stressed and you will be disappointed at times,
get over it. One test is not the end of
the world and you should know what to expect next
- If you are not ready to make a
serious commitment to academics, this is not the college for
With all of that said, you can still have
a good time. Do your work on weekdays, manage your
time, then party Friday and Saturday night. At the end
of it all, this is still college; enjoy it.