College Application Essay for Computer Science Major. I wrote it and used it, got accepted to the 3 schools I sent it too, now someone else can use it too!

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College Essay for Computer Science

The realm of computer science has excelled in recent times to become a cornerstone of the human environment. As we see the changes in technology we also see the way that the technology changes the people. Back ten years ago, anyone who even thought of owning or messing around with computers was the perfect catigorical reference of a 'nerd'. Well it is ten years on from those times and

technology has become the 'cool' thing, every class and social group seems in one way or another to have some affiliation with computers or computer technology based produce. With so many more people on cutting edge of technological development, new industries are being

born every day, and new jobs are readily available to those qualified.

My undergraduate studies at (Insert College Here) will provide me with the qualification I need. It will provide me with the ability to acquire, develop, and maintain this ever-evolving technology.

One day, I hope to aid in the creation of a technological metropolis, where, just by a thought, a street vendor would provide a hot cup of coffee and the morning newspaper (althought it most likely won't appear on paper). I know that my utopian ideals may seem far-fetched right now, but looking at the new technology arriving each

day has influenced my whole perspective on the subject.

My dream is, has always been, and forever will be, to live in a place where so many movies took me as a child: the promise of a future where space travel is an everyday thing, where information can be downloaded into human brains. A future totally co-dependent with technology, a virtual heaven for the most lazy individuals. My undergraduate studies will not allow me as a single person to achieve nearly any...