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Computer Science

Top Computer Engineering Undergraduate Programs

So you love to tinker on the computer, you’re a whiz at coding—and you’ve managed to pull apart your computer, pop a new hard drive in it, and build it again. Why not pursue your passion for all things computer science and its hardware, and major in computer engineering?

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Preparing for an AI-Powered Future

Over the past few decades, the world has become increasingly interconnected. With infinite information at our fingertips, the digital revolution has changed the ways we communicate, educate, live, and do business. Now, a new technological revolution is on the rise: artificial intelligence, or AI.

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Top Coding and Computer Science Summer Programs

If you’re interested in coding, enrolling in a programming summer program is a great way to launch your academic and career readiness in computer science (CS). Unique to computer science, any independent or project-based coding work you engage at any age counts towards your professional development and hiring prospects quite directly. Below is a list of prestigious and rigorous coding summer programs for aspiring programmers. Empowerly is here to help you plan your summer.

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Top 16 STEM Summer Programs

Summer is quickly approaching, and you’re in the planning stages. As a STEM major hopeful, how should you design your summer for maximal learning and college admission impact? Should you take classes at a local community college? Volunteer at a hospital? Apply to STEM summer programs for high school students? Which ones are still accepting applications anyway? We’ve got you covered. Empowerly is here to help you plan your summer roadmap. 

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Community Service For Students Interested In STEM

Are you looking for community service opportunities that relate to STEM? If you’re headed on the STEM track, you should look for volunteer opportunities that allow you to practice and provide your expertise in science, technology, engineering or math.

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STEM Summer Programs For Girls

We’ve all heard a lot about the push to encourage girls into STEM but just how is this objective  achieved? One view is that we need to start at a young age, exposing girls and young women to the world of STEM so that when they reach college they apply for a STEM major and are well-prepared and competent enough to succeed. 

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Computer Science

3 More Elite STEM Competitions

STEM projects are an awesome opportunity for students to get excited about being creative and learning new ideas. In an earlier post, Empowerly discussed 4 elite STEM competitions a motivated student might want to pursue. Here are 3 more ideas!

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Computer Science

When It Feels Like Everyone is a STEM Student, How Can You Make Your Essay Stand Out?

Once upon a time, in an era dominated by young people vying to be future lawyers and financiers, the computer scientists and engineers of tomorrow were prized rarities among colleges and universities. Nowadays, however, it can feel like everyone is a STEM student, and moreover, it often seems that the level of competitiveness among STEM students is ever-increasing.

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