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  1. Oct 9, 2003 #1
    Ok, Currently i'm enrolled in a phyics based major, at an Ohio university. I'm thinking about transfering in about a year or two to a engineering school. I love working with anything airplane related, and i have a natural nact for that stuff as well. I was looking at an AE program but they deal alot with Rockets and that sorta thing. I was looking for something more airplane centeralized. Doing my own research i was able to see that perhaps Mech engineering or something like that would be perhaps a better route. What are your thoughts on this.
     
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  3. Oct 9, 2003 #2

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    The focus depends entirely on the school.

    From what I gathered when I looked at the program, Georgia Tech focuses mainly on aircraft. The same applies to Embry Riddle.

    University of Maryland (where I go) has two seperate tracks, one for aeronautics, and one for space systems.

    Which schools are you looking at in particular?
     
  4. Oct 9, 2003 #3
    Well i got accepted to riddle, but i didn't go there cause i'm in ROTC and i had a way better shot at getting a scholarship from the ROTC people up here. I was thinking about case western, but i duuno. I have been to riddle and really liked it but i'm not sure how i would cope to being that far away from home. I'm from the pittsburgh area so, i was thinking about going to a local university there but they don't have aerospace. I'm not sure what i should do.
     
  5. Oct 9, 2003 #4

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    Have you looked at Penn State?

    The program looks segmented into aero/astro to me. I could be wrong...
     
  6. Oct 9, 2003 #5
    Yeah i know all about them, but i'd perfer to stay away from bigger state schools. IF anything I might just stay were i am, and then transfer to Case Western in a few years. I just didn't like the fact that were i am now, there is very few physics students. Help for phyiscs students is limited also. Like i'm the only one on my floor in a physics class. I want to be in an environment where there is alot of people like me, so obtaing outside school help would be easier. Plus the way that my physics is structured is differnt. Like we have hardly any written Homework problems, yet we have this online mastering physics that pisses me off to no end. Plus it's suposed to help us, but it always ends up getting in the way. For instance i have a test comming up in 2 weeks. I have this mastering physics **** due that thursday night of the test. Now instead of devoding full power that day to the test, it ends up getting split between the online physics and then noraml studying.
     
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