"Try to keep up with developing technologies in our world to peak your interest in specific fields in the industry - change is constantly ongoing."
My career roadmap has been somewhat defined.
Attended Summer Leadership Course @ Harvard University at age 12 which helped me decide to pursue engineering.
Attended Summer 3D animation course @ University of Hertfordshire in the UK to try out digital design.
Attended Summer Robotics course @ University of Southampton to explore interest in robotics and electrical engineering.
Focused my high school courses on what was necessary to pursue a career in engineering - Maths, Physics, and Further Mathematics A-Level Qualification from UK high school.
Accepted into Georgia Tech and other colleges to major in Electrical Engineering.
Took first python course during first semester @ Georgia Tech and switched majors to Computer Science the following semester.
Joined a Machine Learning research project @ Georgia Tech focusing on NLP in Financial Markets - expanded my programming knowledge and skills.
Offered Internship opportunity @ Itential (a network platform startup based in Atlanta) and Salesforce (Top CRM platform) during my sophmore year as a Software Engineer.
Here are my extracurriculars relevant to this pathway
DURING MY HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Robotics Club. Maths & Physics Olympiad.
DURING MY COLLEGE CAREER
Data Science Club
NLP Research in Financial Markets
What I'm currently doing/hope to do
Obtain a full time offer for post-grad from a large Tech company to establish experience working in at a corporation and learn from the many older developers and employees at the company.
How to maximize my time in high school?
Try out programming - Python easiest to begin with.
Try to keep up with developing technologies in our world to peak your interest in specific fields in the industry - change is constantly ongoing.
Try to perfect your mathematical skills. Time-management is everything when trying to achieve any goal.