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EAPo

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Just went through this with ours. Folks below all have great insight, SM-


-wise.

FWIW, I would offer this thought as well: put a good deal of emphasis on something he actually finds interesting and, if possible, even enjoyable. Not sure what his high school program is like, but college engineering school is a grind, and it can suck to be trapped into a specialization (which happens because of the rigid curricular requirements) which you find miserable.. And doubly so, that, when it turns into a profession in which you are miserable.

Sound him out some on what is appealing to him within the array of areas that are considered hot, but don't consider a field simply because it is 'hot". Make sure he engages early and often with his advisors, career counselors, and any personal family contacts you all have to help him figure out where he will be happy (and prosperous.. But usually if you are the former, the latter will follow).

Best of luck
[Post edited by EAPo at 10/14/2021 5:21PM]

(In response to this post by Hoogle.com)

Posted: 10/14/2021 at 5:20PM



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