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Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Naveen257, Aug 21, 2014.

  1. Naveen257

    Naveen257 Regular Member

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    Hey guys i decided to post this here because there's alot of successful people here with and without degrees so i can get advice from both perspectives.

    I'm a 19 year old student currently taking engineering at a university while doing IM part time from canada. I finished my first year and will be starting 2nd year this september. Enough with that i'll just get to the point. My friend told me about this IOS development course which is 2 months long and at the end of the course they guarantee you a job. There's 100% job placement in that program since all the previous students have either been hired or have started their own tech company. Also this institution has lots of business partners and there's lots of tech companies hungry for graduates from this program. The program is offered by "lighthouselabs.ca" and they only take few students per intake. The problem is that i'm starting my 2nd year this September so if i were to take this course i'd have to take a semester break and start school back again in January since this program runs from 9am to 11pm all 5 days a week for 2 months straight. I like programming but in university we're still doing basic courses like chem,physics,math and i feel like this will decrease my interest in programming as time goes on. I'd also have to take a student line of credit(student loan from bank) since this institution is a private one and government student loans arn't an option. Course price is $8000 and i've talked with my parents and they've given me the permission to do what i feel like doing eventhough they prefer me staying in university and finishing the degree. I feel like doing this program because they teach you many programming languages which can be helpful for my IM stuff. I also saw IOS app thread by bigbuddy and feels like doing something like that after i complete this course. My questions is pretty obvious at this point, should i stay in school and finish my engineering degree or should i take a semester break and take this course and see where it takes me? Any advice is appreciated, Thanks
     
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    Anyone??.... .
     
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    I'm just not sure that once i finish the course that i won't feel like going back to university. My parents would be pretty disappointed if that happens...