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  • Added Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 9:47 AM

    I do really well in school, but people get mad at me if I say anything about it. I don’t want to make people feel bad, but I’m also proud of my work. Have you ever faced this? If so, what did you do about it?
    Related to Communication Skills, Self Doubt, Social Concerns, Working with People
    Answers 9
    Jodie Lutkenhaus, Texas A&M University
    Answered Monday, November 26, 2018 at 3:20 PM
    I sure have, especially when I was in high school. However, I was reminded that high school was only temporary. I tried to keep my head down, do my work, and get through it. Once at college, I was able to specialize in chemical engineering, where ...Read More
    Mekka Williams, NetApp
    Answered Monday, November 26, 2018 at 3:17 PM

    Unfortunately yes. This problem never goes away and can happen right in your own family. Here is my advice:

    • Stop hiding your intelligence immediately. You don’t have to play dumb. Sometimes you can just refrain from engaging directly in those ...
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    Priscilla Bennett, Spire / Laclede Gas Company
    Answered Monday, November 26, 2018 at 3:14 PM
    No, I have never felt the need to hide my intelligence to fit in. I can understand that you may feel this may be the only way to fit into a certain crowd and my suggestion would be to find those friends who like you for you. Instead of pretending to be ...Read More
  • Added Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 11:02 AM

    but my mom said am too young am only 13 years old what do I do ?
    Answers 1
    Answered Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 9:28 AM
    Hi Jordan, If you want to create make-up, a chemical engineering degree is a great choice, and you are never too young to get started if you think you might want to be an engineer. To get started now, see if you can attend summer programs and camps that ...Read More
  • Mehwish, Pakistan

    Added Friday, January 20, 2017 at 8:30 PM

    Hi i hope you are fine . I am Mehwish A senior student of university and i am majoring in Chemistry . I want to do my MS in cheE . I wanted to ask Can i do it and which universities in US allow you to switch your major from chemistry to chemical Engineering . Can i become an engineer now after my bachelors in Chemistry ?
    Answers 1
    Answered Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 8:22 AM
    Hi Mehwish. Changing between two similar majors such as Chemistry and Chemical Engineering happens all the time. Look into Chemical Engineering programs and find one you are interested in. Then once you have a few in mind you can contact them about ...Read More
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