I have a Honors degree in Civil Engineering. I have a Master's Degree in Civil Engineering. My thesis was on evaluating water quality ponds. I had an internship for almost every college break (including Christmas breaks). I went straight from school to work. I studied for months straight for the PE Exam. I am a licensed engineer in Oregon and this is what I did this afternoon:
Well, I finished my structural calculations for the building's Live Load and Bearing Capacity and THEN I colored.
The coloring is very important. Helps illustrate my results.