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Joel Spolsky: Advice for Computer Science College Students

Joel Spolsky, my favorite blog author, gives his advice to college students. The advice is also applicable to people that are just moving to programming fields. Interesting read — click on the link, below, to see the whole article.

Joel’s Seven Pieces of Free Advice for Computer Science College Students:

  1. Learn how to write before graduating.
  2. Learn C before graduating.
  3. Learn microeconomics before graduating.
  4. Don’t blow off non-CS classes just because they’re boring.
  5. Take programming-intensive courses.
  6. Stop worrying about all the jobs going to India.
  7. No matter what you do, get a good summer internship.

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