Students have common interest when planning to go in the field of engineering. Some reasons that students may be interested are that they are proficient in math and science. Some may have been suggested by a high school teacher, or they might know someone who is in the field. Some students have heard that there are great job opportunities and read that the field has high starting salaries.Although these seem like great ideas to become an engineer, they might not fully understand exactly what an engineer does.

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