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what should I study at college? (SEO Related)

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by hist0ry, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. hist0ry

    hist0ry Regular Member

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    Hello All,
    Im currently at college doing a foundation degree in networking. Im finding it 'ok' except for the class doing excel stuff (for some reason I really struggle with all of the formulas and whatnot). Anyway, what do you guys think I should study at college? im interested in Marketing, Journalism and mainly SEO. Theres not an SEO course and im intermediate with seo anyway so my best option is to find courses that will help me develop those skills.

    What do you suggest? Also note I live in england.

    Thanks,
    luke
     
  2. Talsin

    Talsin Regular Member

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    Either computer science (so you can build your own sites and bots without having to hire anyone) or business w/ marketing.

    Depends how smart you are.

    As you had to ask this question I'd probably go with business w/marketing.
     
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  3. aStroke

    aStroke Regular Member

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    I'm a Communication Studies major and its an easy degree. If you want something practical, you should probably go with Computer Science.
     
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    tonyy Junior Member

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    Marketing and business classes would be perfect
     
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    ShadeDream Elite Member

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    Hahahahha, good one. :D
     
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    daveguy Power Member

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    Advertising is a good major/minor for SEO. More emphasis on writing than in marketing.... which is good for SEO IMO.

    Business as a major would be good. Computer science if you want to go that route... good luck
     
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    flx89 Senior Member

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    really don't thing you can learn more at college about SEO or IM. The best way to learn about this segment, it's to read forums, blogs, etc.

    Remember, never trust no one, test it yourself!
     
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  8. J1218

    J1218 Power Member

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    Yeah, flx is right. You will definitely learn a lot more by reading and researching yourself than you will at a school.

    If I were you I'd just take whatever classes you want in college and learn SEO on your own time.