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People who have more experience in comp science than I do-- What's something you wish you knew sooner rather than later?

+11 votes
Whether it be a tip, misconception, short cut, what is something you wish you knew sooner about computer science?
asked Aug 29, 2016 in CSC 211 (F16) by Lyliana Chavez (100 points)

4 Answers

+4 votes
Start your programming assignments early! 1) This will help you get them done on time and 2) if you start early than you have more time to ask your professors questions. Which leads to another thing, your professors are your best tools for help, use them! However, this doesn't mean that your classmates aren't good sources either. Everyone here at Augie is here to help you succeed, all you have to do is ask!
answered Aug 30, 2016 by Lauren Johnson (100 points)
+1 vote
Practicing a lot, never being afraid to ask and you will make progress.

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answered Aug 30, 2016 by Son Nguyen (100 points)
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I think there is no shortcut to learn computer science. What you need to do right now to be better at it is to practice and practice. Once you get used to it and know how the computer works, you will begin to see that computer science is fairly easy and fun to learn.
answered Aug 29, 2016 by Minh Ta (100 points)
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I wish I knew I wanted to start learning about it earlier. I think the concept of computer science is really neat. Practicing a lot definitely makes a difference and completing a program is an awesome feeling.
answered Sep 1, 2016 by Brandon Wilkerson (100 points)