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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
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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Hi all, I'm a graduating senior and I'm interested in covering and recovering mathematics to the calculus level. I've...
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Hi all, I'm currently enrolled on a four year MSc course at Durham University in the U.K. Instead of completing...
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hi, please do a favour by posting the links of video lectures on mathematical methods for physics, i got one elegant...
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Hi, I am taking an electrodynamics course. The text book we are ussing is Introduction to electrodynamics by...
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I am making a webpage on self-study references for cosmology, relativity, quantum mechanics, elementary particles and...
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I have been accepted to University of my choosing to study Computer Engineering. However, since I applied I've already...
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Hey, What undergrad marks do you usually need to get into whatever you need to do to become a High School Teacher?...
Mar11-09 01:56 PM
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Hi all, I've applied to about 10 Physics internship programs (8 REU's, DoE's SULI, and NASA's USRP), and I haven't...
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I came into my university with lots of units (but I still can't graduate early because courses are only offered...
Mar10-09 09:03 PM
Tom Mattson
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Hi, Does anyone know anything about this school? I'm thinking about applying there, but I'm not sure what kind of...
Mar10-09 06:32 PM
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How important is making money with regards to your career goals? For me it is a low prioity. I enjoy mathematics so...
Mar10-09 05:18 PM
flying fish
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which courses would you recommend a math major to take beyond the major requirements? I feel like 2 semesters in...
Mar10-09 05:02 PM
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Hi all, The title is kind of straight forward, but let me add you a few background. I am majoring in mathematics...
Mar10-09 03:32 PM
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I am quickly approaching graduation this Spring with a bachelor's degree in Engineering Physics and a minor in Math...
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I was just accepted as a transfer to University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, University of Washington-Seattle, and Drexel...
Mar10-09 01:45 PM
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Hi i'm studying maths, further maths, physics and chemistry A levels and I was just wondering which of them are the...
Mar10-09 08:59 AM
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Hey, I am currently planning on majoring in chemistry, but I am obsessed with physics as well. The school I plan on...
Mar10-09 07:51 AM
George Jones
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Hey all, I'm in the process of pushing for a good graduate student lounge (in a physics department) at my...
Mar9-09 09:33 PM
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Any suggestions? I'm finishing up my B.S. at UC Berkeley and I'm still looking around for a good grad school and...
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I don't know if this post is related to Academic Guidance, but it seems to fit here. So the question is simple, how...
Mar9-09 11:23 AM
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i only need 3 more for the B.S. degree. I know for sure I have to take Intro to Stats B, so I need to pick 2 more...
Mar9-09 01:07 AM
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Hello all, I am currently a second year engineering physics major, specializing in Nuclear Engineering. What would be...
Mar8-09 11:46 PM
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What kind of work does an astrophysicist do?
Mar8-09 11:41 PM
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Hi, I graduated in Telecommunications but I was more keen on programming/software related areas so worked as a...
Mar8-09 09:40 PM
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Hi, I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this question, but here goes. What are the top three math...
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Hello, everyone. I'm new here, and am looking for some guidance. Reading the forum descriptions, this seemed to be...
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I'm planning on transferring into UC Berkeley for either physics or astrophysics. They don't offer a BS for either of...
Mar8-09 05:13 PM
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So I just finished taking the general GRE test and I totally bombed it. I think I did well on my writing, but my...
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My mind is set on being an aeronautical engineer. I have 2 routes I can take at college. Either doing A Levels in...
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I want to get an REU, how do i do this? Obviously I'm a bit late for this year but I want to start working on stuff...
Mar7-09 11:59 PM
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Okay, long story short, I am a sophomore looking at eventually getting into a Ph.D. program in Chemical Engineering...
Mar7-09 08:57 PM
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So I have been in an EE PhD program for about 7 months and I am feeling uninterested in my current research field. I...
Mar7-09 02:10 PM
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My question is the title of the thread. Am I locked into a certain area of research once I have done a PhD? My...
Mar7-09 03:01 AM
Vanadium 50
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Hi, right now Im a grade 11 student in Ontario, Canada. Ive been captivated by theoretical physics for some time now...
Mar7-09 12:20 AM
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Well my parents came into the USA in hope of a better future and for a better education, but they could not afford it....
Mar6-09 02:18 PM
physics girl phd
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Hai guys iam kinda new here, this is actually my first post. So after i chose to independently self-study the whole of...
Mar6-09 08:43 AM
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Okay so I calmed down from my last post and am ready to actually do something worthwhile. Would I be able to start...
Mar6-09 04:45 AM
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Hey, I was just referred to Physics Forums by a friend. I am not sure if this is in the correct forum, please movie if...
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Electrical? Mechanical? I've chosen engineering because I want to have tangible evidence of my accomplishments. I...
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Hi there, just need to give a little bit of my background before I get into my question. When I graduated high...
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