My Statement Of Purpose: Electrical Engineering

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Statement of Purpose For anyone with just a cursory understanding of electronic engineering, it's something too easy to take for granted. Laptops just turn on and surf the web, upload the latest software and come in staggeringly compact sizes. Remote controlled cars give the user an amount of autonomy and options that would have been unheard of decades ago, and mobile phones rival the processing speeds, capabilities and options of most computers. The magic behind electrical engineering was never something that I took for granted. As Steve Jobs famously said, ""What a computer is to me is the most remarkable tool that we have ever come up with. It's the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds." (film "Memory & Imagination," 1990)" (, 2012). I understood, even as a young boy, that there were things inside of machines that made them work, and I longed to understand what those things were and how they functioned. As a child, I loved to take things apart and see if I could get them to work properly. For example, I was always ripping apart calculators from school or the alarm clock in my bedroom. My mother thought I was trying to break these things, but I was really just trying to see if I could understand how they worked and put them back together myself, so that they still worked properly. Now that technology has advanced so rapidly and so profoundly, I've tried to advance with it in my study of electrical engineering and mathematics, but I still know that I need a
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