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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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Why is getting a job in pharmaceutical sales sometimes so difficult and competitive.
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Do we even need mathematicians? I ponded this question because I came accross this site: and...
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Hello, I'm the type who learns by going over examples and practicing things. I have this course in engineering...
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Quantitative: 90% 780 Verbal: 85% 600 Analytical Writing: 58% 4.5 :( I haven't taken the physics subject GRE yet....
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Does anyone have any recommendations where to go for a Phd in the US where one can do research in applied and...
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*I posted this in the EE forums... whoops :tongue:* Hey everyone! I've been going to a school for EET and I've...
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Let's say, hypothetically speaking, that a reasonably good student (GPA > 3.7 in math, physics, a couple publications...
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hey guys, I am new to this website and this is my first post, and I had some questions regarding physics. These will...
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im asking for feedback from people who have done mechatronics engineering, most desired would be those who came from...
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Yes, that's right, I said it. Most of the grad students, professionals, and upperclassmen are probably laughing at...
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Hi everyone, I'm applying this year for a snazzy 2 (maybe 3) year scholarship for graduate study at Oxford. I want...
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So right now I go to Georgetown College, a small liberal arts college in Kentucky. I am a junior and my majors are...
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Hi guys... I'm just wondering, I'm taking this course about group theory in physics. The lecture sometimes really goes...
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hey guys i am sitting for the A level Cambridge Exams this October and November. Could someone tell me what are the...
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I am starting Calculus soon (self-study) and would like to know if I can also start Physics. I plan on using Halliday...
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Are there any Math/Finance Majors in here? I am currently a Math major, but I am also thinking about doing a...
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Well, I know I want to get my degree in Software engineering - that's what i am currently pursuing. But the more the...
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I've asked a similar question before I think, but now it's a bit more specific. If I get a Ph.D. in Applied Physics...
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Hi I need an average this year of over 62%. I am in 4th year physiology and just lecture notes are not enough to...
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Hey everyone, I would like to know if there are any physics texts out there which prepare people for olympiads? I...
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I was looking at this school, since it's relatively close and has a top-notch physics program (or so I understand). ...
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Hi everyone! I graduated with a major in theoretical physics (mathematical aspects of quantum mechanics) and I...
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Hi everyone...thanks for all your very-helpful comments so far. You are really helping a student who has a B.S. in...
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This is my first college physics class and I am having some difficulty with the problem solving aspect of the...
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As an undergraduate I've studied engineering physics. It seems in general that graduate students in engineering have...
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Hello, I think you've seen my kind before, and maybe you've been my kind before. What I want right now is your...
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I graduated two years ago. Major in computer science, minor in math. Since then, I've been programming full time. It's...
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I am a second year AE major. I am also doing a minor in CS. I want to do masters in either AE or CS..and I am...
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i have been offered to Course a Master on Physics , it would last one year (2008-2009) and would consist on 8 subjects...
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Hi, I'm currently a senior and about two years ago did an independent research study with a professor. I...
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Ok so im a EEN major and while I know there are others with alot harder course load im taking...Vector Cal(252)....
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Hi guys, Its coming to that time when people are deliberating about there Uni choices. I wanted to seek the advices of...
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Hi all, I was thinking about continuing my studies in physics. I read through the docs about IMEC's PhD topics and...
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Hey guys, I have posted a few times before, as have a lot of others, on being unable to decide on a career in...
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I am an engineering undergrad, and always get top grades in my courses, but find myself quickly forgetting the...
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If anyone remembers, I switched from mathematical physics to business as well as some biology (to keep medical...
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Hi everyone, I'm applying for graduate school in physics this year (if the PGRE goes okay). I've got pretty...
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Hello, I am starting university this winter and I have a question for those of you who know a little bit about...
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Hi, i was just wondering, considering the courses you take as an undergrad, which courses must one have in order to...
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