Algorithms and Data structures are programmers' A-B-C, tiny and fundamental bricks which let them compose massive wall of code.
They represent the way a programmer intends to model reality's shape and behaviour.
Sounds like a great course -and actually it is- but it's often bypassed by students for its huge requirements of advanced algebric calculations.
I delayed 8 years this exam. It's a shame.
With this result I finally closed the "first year" chapter; it's a important day in my life.