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Over the 7 years I spent at the University of Miami, I managed to take 69 courses totaling 180 credits. When I look back now, I am amazed at how much work it takes to get an engineering degree. Props to all of you still in school. It’s not getting any easier and competition is definitely out there! I completed my undergrad degree in Biomedical Engineering in four years. When I went back for my graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering, I was working full time and attending classes at night, which is the reason it took me so much longer…3 years. Fortunately, I loved being in school for longer because it gave me more time to dedicate to my final thesis project. If you can handle it financially, I would suggest staying in school as ...