I am a geotechnical engineer but not a successful one. I have a MS degree and just got my PE recently, which obviously didn't help much in how I feel about myself doing my work. I found that Geotechnical engineering is always challenging. Not much codes to follow, a lot of analysis instead of design, requires a lot of understanding in details instead of just in general. I've been working for 2 years now and still struggle, still couldn't handle projects on my own. I've been trying to study by myself and has been learning a lot. Still, I found that I know way less than what I needed. I am a hard worker. I feel I need more efficient ways to study, or need to know what I need to study. What was learned in school was not enough. Any opinions on how to be sucessful in geotechnical engineering? Thank you.
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