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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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Hi fellas, If I want to apply for a masters program in any US university, then how would I be sure if they can arrange...
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Hello, I just got an interesting offer and I'm not sure quite what to do. I've always been interesting in...
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Hello, Is there a solution that can eliminate the slowness of an invidual to a certain degree? I've currently...
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Hello everyone, What's the best way of learning science (mostly the complex ones like quantum physics)? My...
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Hi guys, I have a bachelor's degree in IT (software development, BAC+3), I am 27 years old and I live in Europe....
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Hello, I'd really appreciate some opinions on this- I'll get a chance to do an extended essay for the IB program and...
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I have been doing research in chemistry for quite a while now. I love chemistry! But for about a year now, all of the...
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Hey all. It has been a while since I've posted a question in the academic guidance section so here we go. I am a...
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Hi everyone. I am a entering my junior year in the mechanical engineering degree plan. I am definitely looking into...
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Physics, and more specifically Astrophysics, has always been my passion. However I have just finished my BSc (Hons)...
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Hello, I am new to this forum, but I will quickly introduce myself. I am a 19 year old student currently studying the...
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Hello all, I am starting my sophomore year in EE and am wondering if anyone can shed some light on the typical...
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I have to write, with two friends, a simulation based physics paper at school. The problem is, that will I am quite...
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My kid is considering going to Cambridge to read maths. I've been reading everything I can find about the University,...
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Hello everyone, I'm currently trying to figure out what I'm going to study after non-relativistic quantum...
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Hi all, So far, I have taken two, non-calc based intro level Physics classes (101 and 102). I really enjoyed the...
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Hey, everyone! I'm wanting to start doing the online MIT physics course, but I'm having a difficult time deciding...
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Hi fellas, I am in senior year of my undergrad and will be graduating next May. If I want to apply for the fall-2015...
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I have reviewed the material covered during my sophomore year and although it does not seem like a joke freshman year...
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I had a discussion with two friends over this topic the other night and they argue/claim that in math you see bully...
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hey everyone, I`m a student in electronics &communication.though I`m okay with theory but I feel I`m way...
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Which is a better way to do physics? 1) Do a complicated problem, spend hours and hours on that single problem...
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My son just enrolled in Physics B, an AP class in high school. What are the differences between A, B, and C?
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Hi, I am currently studying in the UK.Last week my A-level result was released and now I am thinking what I am going...
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I have the rather fortunate task of reading to completion Eric Poisson's review article on point particle equations of...
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Greetings fellow PFers, I just have a few questions about graduate school applications. I have a reasonable...
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Hope someone can help me to list the important math topics required to study for a person interested in studying...
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Hello everyone, This is something that has been on my mind a lot and I have not been open to discuss it in depth...
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Hi,everyone. I'm from asia, doing a BSC degree Theoretical physics in Imperial college London, currently finished my...
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Hello, it is said that maths is the language of science, specifically physics. I am posting to ask which areas of...
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All my life I have been interested in space and sciencs ever since my elementary school days I would love reading...
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Hello PF! I wish to do research as an undergrad, so I am thinking of sending emails to professors to ask for any...
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Hi all, I'm currently an undergraduate going into my third year enrolled in a 3/2 dual degree physics/engineering...
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It's been such a long time since I last worked with maths (~8-9 years). I am seeking a popular advanced math...
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Hi everybody, I just wanted to ask for those of you who have taken an intro class in light, heat, and sound what you...
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Hi all. Obligatory subjects are: Algorithms and Data Structures Probability and Statistics Computer Networks ...
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This year I'll be sending out PhD applications (to the USA) for 2015 onwards. I'm also applying to an external...
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I have a good dream of becoming a physician or a doctor to help people o:) , but I am pretty old now (35), I can't...
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I've been trying to get math for the longest time and I've noticed that most teachers either don't understand it or...
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