[FoRK] Best undergrad for Computer Science in California?

Joseph S. Barrera III joe at barrera.org
Sun Nov 10 19:30:11 PST 2013


On 11/10/2013 6:29 PM, Russell Turpin wrote:
 > You're asking the wrong question. A freshman in college can't be
 > certain he won't change majors, much less specialization within it. He
 > might take a biologically course, get thrilled, and go in a different
 > direction entirely. The more important question is how to keep him
 > academically engaged? That's hard to say, of course. It depends on him
 > as much as the school.

He's a smart kid but doesn't like to stand out. He's very good at 
learning material but he's not much of a self-directed learner. It's a 
little hard for me to relate to. I guess that's why I'm asking for help.

- Joe



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