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Old 03-20-2009, 05:12 PM   #21
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ok thanks for the advice
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Old 02-21-2010, 06:01 PM   #22
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eh, there might seem a large time gap here since the last post in this thread, but I think the relevance is still present.

So, actually I wanna gather more info abt Chemistry as well. I opted for faculty of science in nus as 1st choice, though I hv not chosen the specific course as I think that will be the later part of the story. Anyway, is it gd to study Chemistry?
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Old 03-01-2010, 10:03 AM   #23
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eh, there might seem a large time gap here since the last post in this thread, but I think the relevance is still present.

So, actually I wanna gather more info abt Chemistry as well. I opted for faculty of science in nus as 1st choice, though I hv not chosen the specific course as I think that will be the later part of the story. Anyway, is it gd to study Chemistry?
Depends on your definition of "good".
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Old 03-01-2010, 10:54 AM   #24
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eh, there might seem a large time gap here since the last post in this thread, but I think the relevance is still present.

So, actually I wanna gather more info abt Chemistry as well. I opted for faculty of science in nus as 1st choice, though I hv not chosen the specific course as I think that will be the later part of the story. Anyway, is it gd to study Chemistry?
Smash, I have been following your posts and you seem to be jumping around several courses of studies. It is not wrong to ask about the courses, but it seems you are asking the wrong questions. Its more important to ask...what are your interests? Why do you keep asking about what is good and what is not? It is subjective. If one goes by a general view, most people will see medicine, and law as good courses, albeit tough - but if you have no interest, that won't do you any good.

If by good, you mean easy to study, then it definitely isn't. I can put you through to people studying Chemistry now at NUS and they can tell you it is not easy. If by good, you are referring to job prospects, then it depends what you want to do.

How about start thinking what you want and what you can do to get there. You seem to like Chemistry a lot. Do you have a bunch of other choices? If you do, then think through which of those suits yourself the best. If you don't have many other choices, how about make the best of what you have.
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Old 03-08-2010, 05:40 PM   #25
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You definitely shed some light onto my worries and problems! Eh, I guess its better to ask more now than to regret later abt the course im taking in the future. In any case, thx a lot for answering so many of my qns!

Its true that i have a deep interest in Chem, but im just slightly afraid that taking up the subject will only lead me to a one way street: teaching. So
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Don't worry, it definitely won't. You can become a chemist if you want.
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Old 03-09-2010, 04:54 PM   #27
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Maybe I will! Haha!
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Old 05-17-2010, 10:41 AM   #28
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Hi...

I am also interested in Chemistry... But am also interested in Environmental Engineering.... I am offered both Chemistry (NUS) and Environmental Engineering (NTU) But for job prospects which one is better?

Anyway... I am a polytechnic student in Chemical Engineering...
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I am also interested in Chemistry... But am also interested in Environmental Engineering.... I am offered both Chemistry (NUS) and Environmental Engineering (NTU) But for job prospects which one is better?

Anyway... I am a polytechnic student in Chemical Engineering...
It depends on which job you want to work in eventually. Where would you like to work in eventually? Do you prefer the chermistry side of things or the environmental engineering side of things? Furthermore, you can always move into a job unrelated to your degree!
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Old 05-19-2010, 12:40 PM   #30
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really? how you come to know that?
hi, i've already accepted nus fos, intending to major chemistry/applied chemistry.realllyyy have the passion for it. but i kept going across forums which has undergrads in NUS Chemistry saying that without good honours, and just graduating with BSc, job seeking will be hard and starting pay is also low

im kinda worried. is it that difficult to graduate with good honours? if i dont get honours am i doomed? hope to hear from some ppl who have accepted FoS and going into Chemistry major, as well as the opinions of current undergrads in NUS chemistry.

and if ive already accepted the offer online but havent sent my Form P, can i still change me choices?

hope to get fast replies. Thanks!
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