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At the suggestion of Shahil, I'm starting this thread as a general guidance thread for prospective engineers. Some...
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I am interested in starting this discussion in imitation of Zappers fine forum on becoming a physicist, although i...
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OK, I've seen this question, or various incarnation of it, being asked several times on here. People with various...
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So You Want To Be A Physicist Written by ZapperZ Table of Contents Introduction: The motivation for creating the...
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I had one degree done before going into Civil (a degree in Psych) which I bombed horribly because my father passed...
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Hi, Im wondering if I am aiming too high for gradschool in aerospace engineering. I am going for a PhD. Major...
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Hi PFers! I'm physics major in a big state school and I plan to go to graduate school. Due to some financial...
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Within a week, I am to select a field of study for the next three or more years of my time as an undergrad. The fields...
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what college major is the most related to clean energy field, finding new energy sources or improving existing ones...
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Hi all... I have a friend who did not graduate from High school and he was asking me about the GED.....he was told...
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If I wanted to become involved in the renewable energy field, which university major would serve me best? I've...
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I was accepted to an electronic engineering course as a mature but I only put that course on the list for the sake of...
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There seems to be a lot of info out there (on the web) on the pay packets for Quants/Actuaries however there isn't...
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I have two questions: 1. What is the average number of credits one takes per semester in Grad school in the US? To be...
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I will complete my bachelors in physics next year, and plan to do a masters in either aerospace or mechanical...
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Hello, I currently "work" on one of my physics professor's lab projects, basically I do some coding and make pretty...
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I was wondering what you should be familiar with before taking Calculus II. I just finished the Calc I summer class...
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Hey it's me again. I'm at the stage now where i'm practically picking universities to apply to & courses and the...
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Can someone obtain a minor in something that the school doesn't offer. My school offers a Power Engineering speciality...
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i'll be writing my GRE next year, and i don't have any publication till date. i'm a student of iit bombay(Masters'...
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I plan on pursuing my PhD in aerospace or mechanical engineering and I am wondering, what are the...
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Hello I have some questions about the credit hours system in physics and math undergraduate courses in the american...
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Hello All...I'm new to the forums here. I'm really needing some advice/input on where to go with my education. I'm...
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Hey, I'm about to be a sophomore, my gpa is lower than I'd want. I have a 3.5 Physics gpa and a 3.56 general gpa. The...
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Hi all, I've just finished my first semester of study towards a BSc in physics. My original desire to study physics...
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I'm into my first year of masters in medical physics and wondering what criteria do schools look at most when...
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hi every body i am len hao from china and i am looking for school which offering bachelor degree of spychiatry in...
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I plan on studying math through real analysis. I am taking calc 3, and linear algebra at the moment. Calc 3 is not a...
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Hello, I am interested in attending a graduate program in Ireland after completion of my BS in physics but am...
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Thank you first, What is your advice ? While writing this, I am in a bad mood and emotion. I must get to...
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which one is more marketable/versatile? can you get a job from just getting a bachelor's in either one of them? ...
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I am going into my last year at a small private college, which means that my pool for math classes is limited. I have...
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I was wondering what you think is the toughest Chemical Engineering course or which course gave you the hardest time...
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I'm looking for book "heavy ion reaction " by Satcher any help thx
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Halfway through an undergraduate course in engineering, I'm now planning to review math fundamentals from pre-algebra,...
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Hi all, I'm new here. I'm reentering college and I'm looking to major in Chemical Engineering. I have a few concersn...
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Hello, I am interested in attending a graduate program in the UK after completion of my BS in physics but am unsure...
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Hi, I just finished my second year at Virginia Tech in Mech Eng and have been doing a lot of thinking lately about...
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my major is mechanical engineering and im not sure which school is better. Penn State University is always listed...
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I'm trying to fill in an application for a scholarship to study medical physics. The instructions are thus: My...
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Hi In my one year search for good e-books(don't ask why not books),I found a lot of interesting of them (don't ask...
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I've been trying to start teaching myself Calculus recently out of interest and the amount of useful info on PF is...
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Hi, a month ago it was brought to my attention that I will need some sort of research experience as an undergraduate...
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Hi everyone, I guess I'm coming to that point of realization that I'm not going to pass my calc course. I don't...
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