Wired.com telling us what we already know

Wired.com has a list of Top 5 Reasons it SUCKS to be an Engineering Student:

  1. Every assignment feels the same
  2. Other disciplines have inflated grades
    • “Brilliant engineering students may earn surprisingly low grades while slackers in other departments score straight As for writing book reports and throwing together papers about their favorite zombie films.”
  3. Dearth of quality counseling
  4. Professors are rarely encouraging
  5. Awful textbooks

These are the TOP 5. The list, much like an infinite sum, goes on, and on, and on, and…

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Engineering Student Survival Guide

I was looking through the ERTW – Engineers Rule The World Facebook group and came across this picture:

The caption below it mentions an Engineering Survival Guide so of course I decided to Google it. To my surprise there is such a book (I don’t know why I’m surprised, after all there is a Zombie Survival Guide and anyone who has gone through school as an engineering student knows we’re not far off).

The great part of it is, Google has is as a Google book for your online perusal. I’m not sure if it’s a full copy of it but still. From what I’ve seen so far, it’s pretty good so go ahead and give it a looksee for yourself (click “Preview this book” at the top to read it).

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