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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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Where has the best physics program in Canada? (as in university, of course!)
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Hello! I am trying to apply to US graduate schools from Canadian undergraduate, and wondering how important is verbal...
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I am going to be entering college as a freshman this fall and planning on majoring in mechanical engineering, but I...
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Hello everybody. As the title suggests, I received my undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering. I was...
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Hi guys, I'm a recent Mathematics graduate and am very interested in starting a career in the private space...
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Hi. I just came back from the registrar and dropped the complex analysis course I was failing. I don't think I...
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Hello, I really want Masters degree in Applied Mathematics (i'm into ODE, PDE, etc). I will have to take loan to...
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I currently have a bachelor's in physics and I want to get into mechanical engineering. Should I get a bachelor's or...
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Hey guys, looking for some input. I've taken algebra based physics 1 (got an A-) and calc based physics 2. It's my...
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I know that, theoretically, I can be a physicist no matter where I go to college (normal state colleges being the...
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Hello, I have been interested in physics since I was 9 (i'm 15) and am going to be taking my first physics class...
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My plan is to apply for PhD in the US, and my research interest is in theoretical high energy physics. I'm not...
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So I'm curious which course(s) PF found the most difficult during undergrad, whether it's a math course, physics,...
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Hello, everyone. I've had many of my questions answered by these forums before but this one was a little specific so I...
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Greetings, I am going to receive my bachelor's degree in science the next year and I have registered for the two...
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So the way my schedule is looking, I will be finished after a fall semester. Now I want to do an REU during that...
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I simply cannot get interested in geometry, but i realize it's an adequate skill to have, does anyone have any tips...
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Hey all, I am interested in doing a program at my university that would allow me to take ~11-13 graduate courses...
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Hi, this fall I'll be a senior in high school and with the Common Application nearly out, I need to finish my final...
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So here's a bit of a background about a bit of myself: I'm 22 and since I've started college at the age of 19, Ive...
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Hi, I will be enrolling in an Analysis I course (highly theoretical calculus course, emphasizes proofs) at UofT this...
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Okay, so this isn't actually a chemistry or biology homework question as such. I just didn't know where else to ask...
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Hey everyone! I am new to the forum so be kind. I tried using the search function to find an answer to this question...
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Hello everyone! I've been looking around and I was considering going for Nuclear Engineering at NC State recently,...
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I'm looking for a good online introductory course in QFT for physiscists (i.e. at university level, for someone who...
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Hi, I think some background is necessary: I'm a Psychology undergraduate student. I also really love math. I've...
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Hello guys! Which do you guys think is better, an honours degree (an additional year at the end of my undergrad degree...
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I was wondering if it is too ambitious to take both Real Analysis and Complex Analysis in the same semester. ...
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I was talking to a friend of a friend who is a physics professor, and I asked him what the best way to learn (the...
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Hey PF! So I just finished my undergrad degree in Astrophysics, and I'm interested in going back to get my PhD. I...
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Short and sweet I am an undergraduate math major attempting to transfer. I am looking for help composing a list of...
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Hello, does anyone have anything to share on whether student graduated with a bachelor of science degree can be in...
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Okay, so I am an international student (i.e not a citizen or resident of the U.S or Canada), and will probably need...
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I would just like to share some wisdom gained by experience. If you are considering doing a degree in physics in...
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Can you suggest me some graduate schools where I can go for studying High energy Phenomenology? My undergraduate CGPA...
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Hello! First post on Physics Forums. I am a rising junior majoring in physics at a small liberal arts college. I'm...
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I'll be taking these two classes together this fall (along with an intermediate college writing class and a...
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Hello everyone, I'm in a bit of a predicament. I am a rising junior and I have realized that I would really like to...
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As an undergrad pursuing a bachelors in physics, mathematics or engineering; how many hours do you spend on your...
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I have a BEng in Electrical and Electronics Eng. I did a 3 year full time. I wanted to to an MSc in Aerospace Eng not...
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