"I chose ECE as my major at Cornell because I noticed that it's such a large part of our society. It is a lot of hard work and perseverance, but it feels completely worth it when I realize that what I'm doing has potential for great impact."
"In ECE, I have been able to fully explore what I wanted out of my own career path. Through the coursework, I have also had the opportunity to apply my knowledge and build useful, but also really entertaining projects."
"ECE and the Cornell community have prepared me to pursue my passion of entrepreneurship as a career path, enabled me to discover my creative gifts, challenged my intellect to the limit, and given me the opportunity to form lifelong friendships."
"I chose ECE because I'm very curious about technology and how it works. The rigor of ECE has taught me valuable problem solving skills which I can apply to many different areas such as hardware design, software development, and product management."
"I chose Cornell ECE because of the vibrant community and faculty. Compared to other colleges I looked at, Cornell ECE seemed to have the most enthusiastic faculty, as well as a tightly-knit community of students."
"I love analog circuits-Yes, I do! I joined Cornell ECE because of the approachable faculty and the diverse studying environment. Working with fellow ECEs from all over the world has really enhanced my understanding of collaborated power of a group."
"I came to Cornell ECE because it provides an exciting balance between exciting research and industry practicality. The curriculum provides ample exposure to evolving research while comprehensively preparing students to succeed in industry."
"Cornell ECE is one of the great places to study and understand Electrical Engineering. It has provided me with a right mix of Biomedical and Electrical Engineering. With the quality teaching and academic resources, I am confident that I will excel."
"I chose to be an ECE at Cornell because of the sheer breadth of the program. There's always so much to learn, and better yet, there's an unfathomably broader range of ways you can apply what you've learned for the real world."
Incoming graduate students explain why they chose Cornell ECE during the Electrical and Computer Engineering New Graduate Student Welcome Reception, August 25, 2014.