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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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At the suggestion of Shahil, I'm starting this thread as a general guidance thread for prospective engineers. Some...
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I really want to go to school to study physics. I would love nothing more than to become a theoretical physicist but...
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I have absolutely no physics experience but decided to take Physics C next year as a junior. Is this a good idea? I...
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Basically I've changed my mind about doing engineering and have decided to pursue my true passion, astronomy. My...
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Does University of Waterloo have one of the best programs in Canada? How hard is it to get accepted into it? (just...
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Okay, so I'm still exploring my college future, so I was wondering if anyone could tell me about various engineering...
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So my university apparently gives out summer research positions to undergrad students. I'm in engineering and for...
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hi, I am an undergrad and intend to pursue higher studies in physics. I wanted to know what are the current frontier...
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1. After having done some research into which undergraduate degrees (of personal interest) would be most aptly suited...
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Right now, I'm torn between 4 majors, 2 of which are fairly similar (chem and chem engineering). My main questions...
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Well, after much delay I finally am taking physics I - mechanics as it is required for my major whether or not I...
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I'm self-studying physics by working through a bunch of problems. Should I keep the solutions I come up with or just...
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Hello all! I was just wondering if the Canadian students here can give me some insight. I already have my BSc....
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