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Computer science in Barnard College

Chachis96Chachis96 Registered User Posts: 99 Junior Member
edited February 2013 in Barnard College
I'm an international students that really wants to go to Barnard College to study computer science and math , but how aer those departments ? I know that you take most of your computer science class at Columbia University, but what quality is it ? I would really like if a mom of a student or a student majoring in math or computer science to answer, but any help would be useful. I love Barnard and I know I won't enter MIT or Calitech, so do mention them. I really wane to go to a LAC and stay in NYC, so pls how is it at Barnard ?
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Replies to: Computer science in Barnard College

  • AdversaAdversa Registered User Posts: 211 Junior Member
    Courses here are very fast-paced. I cannot speak of CS (although it is notorious for its difficulty), but math is doable, yet will make your brain explode.
  • Chachis96Chachis96 Registered User Posts: 99 Junior Member
    Thanks for your reply, any other reply would be very useful
  • Chachis96Chachis96 Registered User Posts: 99 Junior Member
    Adversa Thanks for your reply, any other reply would be very useful
  • Chachis96Chachis96 Registered User Posts: 99 Junior Member
    Pls I am very grateful for your input, but pls are u a Columbia or Barnard student and how rigorously or intensely will I take CS as a Barnard student when I am at columbia. Will my columbia classmates always have the upper edge on me and will I be left confused because the columbia students would be so ahead of me ?
  • AdversaAdversa Registered User Posts: 211 Junior Member
    I think the requirements for Columbia College and Barnard College are the same for CS. That is, if you are getting B.A. B.S. is probably different, and I do not think you can get a B.S. in CS as a Barnard student.
    But no, you are NOT going to be constantly behind unless you don't study. The entire CS department is over at Columbia.
  • churchmusicmomchurchmusicmom Registered User Posts: 4,059 Senior Member
    Once you are in class, Barnard students and Columbia students are indistinguishable from one another. If you are admitted, you will be fine.
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