Subject: Ask an expert

Al Romero (
Thu, 11 Feb 1999 16:59:00 -0600

At 08:56 PM 2/10/99 -0700, you wrote:
>Mr Romero
>  This is Katie Duman. I am a sophomore and I am writing an English paper
>on a career that I think is interesting. I have chosen Marine Biologist. I
>would like to ask you a few questions about the career. Please send the
>answers back to:    Thank you very much.
>1. What kind of courses do you need to take in college to major in Marine
>2. How many years of school will it take to achieve a doctorate in this
>3. What is the availability of jobs, and where do you find jobs in this
>4. What do you like most about your career?
>5. What do you like least about your career?
>6. What advice do you have for someone my age pursuing this career?
>7. Why did you choose to become a marine scientist?
>8. What kind of grades does it take to get into a university to study this
>Once again thank you very much. I hope to hear from you as soon as possible.
>                                                        Katie Duman


These very same questions were asked me few days ago.  Since I gave rather
leangth answers, please check the WhaleNet Archive for my answers.

Best wishes,

Aldemaro Romero, Ph.D.
Director and Associate Professor
Environmental Studies Program
Macalester College
1600 Grand Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105-1899
(651) 696-8157
(651) 696-6443 (fax)