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  1. Sep 28, 2015 #1
    Hello, I'm ProjectTruth. I have decided that I want to go into the field of Mechanical Engineering. I have heard that it can be a tough field to get into,but I'm fairly proffecient at Trigonometry and basic algebra.

    I know that I'm supposed to have a basic understanding of Calculus,so hopefully I can get to that pretty soon(I still have a few years till college,I'm saving up)

    Any advice as to what skills are expected of me to get into college? What will I learn?

    I'm "ok" at tech stuff,but faaaaarrrr from being able to hold my own on computers. Will they teach me this in college? Or am I out of luck there?

    Appreciate the advice in advance,and look forward to participating in the forums.

    Cheers!
    -ProjectTruth
     
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  3. Sep 28, 2015 #2
    Welcome to PF!
     
  4. Sep 29, 2015 #3

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    You will get plenty of computer exposure in college, It's a lot easier to achieve programming competency than the level of math proficiency you'll need.
     
  5. Sep 29, 2015 #4
    Thanks man.

    I recently read through some of the classes the program teach and it coincides with your statement.

    Just gotta work on Calculus...maybe I should make a phone call :/

    Hahs, thanks again.
    -ProjectTruth
     
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