Andrea Hodge
Dr Andrea Hodge
Asst. Prof. Materials Science & Engineering, USC Viterbi School of Engineering
Los Angeles, CA
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  • Jaelyn, Grand Prairie Texas asked Andrea Hodge, USC Viterbi School of Engineering

    Added Monday, September 21, 2015 at 9:23 AM

    Hi, my name is Jaelyn and I'm currently doing a research project over materials engineers. I was wondering if you would be able to answer some questions for me. What made you choose materials engineering over all the other engineering fields? Based off your personal experience, what tips would you give those who are pursing down the road of materials engineering? And my last question would be are you to provide me with any information of materials engineering that the internet doesn't? Almost ...
    Related to Internships & Jobs, Materials, Preparation for College
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  • Sara Stroker, Georgia asked Andrea Hodge, USC Viterbi School of Engineering

    Added Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 7:53 AM

    I am a freshman and I am interested in being a biomedical engineer. I already know some of the classes I need to take to help me hopefully get into Ga Tech. The only problem is i am currently in band and the play the oboe but i don’t know if i should quit band to take a harder class next year or stay in it. In the long run do you think it would look better to be in band all four years of high school or take another AP class instead? Thanks for your time, Sara
    Related to Bioengineering/Biomedical, Difficult Classes, Preparation for College, Sports & Entertainment
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    Andrea Hodge, USC Viterbi School of Engineering
    Answered Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 7:53 AM
    Dear Sara, Stay in the band! I am not sure when you will have another chance to play in a band so you should enjoy playing the oboe. I assume you have good grades already and a good SAT/ACT score. So at this point you should just make sure to keep ...Read More
    Jennifer Elisseeff, Johns Hopkins University
    Answered Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 7:53 AM
    This can be a tough question and there is no "right" answer. I will be biased in my response since music/instruments are an important part of my family's life and I believe in the many benefits of music in education, brain development, and overall ...Read More
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