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Seeking guidance for the future....

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by big94gmc, Sep 10, 2005.

  1. big94gmc

    big94gmc 1/2 ton status

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    I get out of the Navy in about 11 months.... I don't want to stay in FL.

    My two options are to find a job, or finish college. (Yes, I know the pros and cons about the both, but this isn't about that.) I desire to get a degree in EE (electrical engineering), but there are a few schools that would fit the bill in that field. So, it's more of a location question. And, a driving factor is 'wheeling.

    Ga Tech....

    Univ. Kentucky....

    Arizona State....

    And other schools of the sort, but you get the idea. If you had no attachments - you're single, so you don't have family concerns - and you can make a fresh start somewhere with your household goods, a DD, a tow rig, a trail rig, a dog, and a desire to excel. Where would you like to live, why would you want to live there, how's the local 'wheeling....?

    I need to come up with a plan, and recreation is important. Impart your opinions on me.
     
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    Out of those three choices, I would pick Arizona. They have great wheeling and the Southwest rocks. I've lived in GA and KY and they suck compared to the Southwest.......................
     
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    I'm not limiting to those three schools....just saying those are the caliber of school I'm looking at across the country for EE.
     
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    Back to Blacksburg buddy.... :wink1: :wink1:
     
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    I say Arizona, the wheeling kicks ass it is close to almost everything and you can wheel and work on your rig year round. Not to mention plenty of rust free trucks for parts :D . I also think that Arizona was voted the best party school of the NCAA.

    Ira
     
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    I know, man.... But they don't have an EE program :(
     
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    Who know anything about Kentucky??
     
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    Out of those three choices I would choose Arizona simply because they have:

    A - great wheeling
    B - No mud
    C - The desert which I love
    D - Its not as liberal as California, yet.

    Of course you could always move to Southern California where we have a couple really good universities, but they are in the city and about 1-2 hours away from the hammers which have some of the best wheeling in the country. Im lucky though it 45 miles from my front door to the parking spot at the hammers, I can leave my house and be rock hard core rock crawling in less than an hour. :D
     
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    Arizona by far . I am glad my parents dragged me here years ago .

    We have the best wheeling , year round if ya go at night or have a/c .

    Women , OMG the women .

    College football rivalries , ASU and U of A .

    Marv , Rob , and Fred :D:D

    Best bass fishing year round .

    I can go on , and on , and on , and on .

    Oh and we do have mud every spring , we have 2 springs you know ..... and ONE summer :wink1:
     
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    SDSU :saweet:

    The best school in the nation. :D
     
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    Whered you here that from, my roomate is a senior in Electrical Engineering.... :doah: :doah: Tech EE Dept
     
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    I should have been clearer.... They don't have the speciality I'd like to go for. Plus, remember, I grew up in VA, and for as much as I'd love to be a Hokie again, I don't see me liking being in the state of VA again.
     
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    When I was stationed in San Deigo, I used to have a membership to the gym there. AWESOME scenery in the tights. But I don't see me going back to SoCal because of a.) the cost of living, b.) girls are too stuck-up, and c.) over-populated (at least those were my impressions).
     
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    i would say arizona. good wheeling in state, plus close to most other states wheeling. moab, colorado, california, new mexico. we seriously have considered moving there :D
    if i was in your shoes, i would try it. if you don't like, try something new. after you get settled with a wife and kids, more belongings and all, it gets harder and harder to try something new like that :crazy:
     
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    Exactly. I live for myself, and I live to 'wrench and 'wheel. But I know I need a job that'll put me in a situation to have the $$$$ to 'wrench and 'wheel with.... Hell, I can do anything right now - kinda exciting. But very scary.
     
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    when was Moab granted statehood?
     
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    almost 4 hours ago, did you not see my press release on cnn :haha:
     
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    plus additionally i see no problem with my previous statement. there was a period after one statement and then i listed moab seperately from the other states because moab is basically the only place to wheel in utah, while there are several places in colorado, several places in california and several places in new mexico.
     
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    Is it the Warrants they have out on you? :haha: :haha:

    No, really, Good luck in your future choices. An Engineering degree will serve you well!
     

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