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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
Hi everyone. I am a sophmore studying to get a bs in mechanical engineering. I am thinking about switching to civil...
Aug20-14 11:11 AM
muthupandi
36 176,898
Hey folks, I'm Greg's sister. One career many scientists do not consider is becoming a patent attorney. I've been...
Jul4-14 04:21 PM
Anis767
155 147,088
Which would be the best mathematics institute in the world ? if i want to be a mathematician which institute would...
Jun9-14 12:43 PM
HallsofIvy
1 864
How do they differ? Not just in the training they receive, but also the kind of work they do? I imagine...
Mar28-12 07:19 AM
vish_maths
20 5,566
Well i really love both, but living in a 3rd wolrd country, looks like mathematician have more fields to work, and i...
Dec27-09 07:04 PM
JSuarez
6 1,934
Can you become a mathematician (work in research in think tanks, or teach in the universities) with masters degree in...
Sep10-13 12:46 PM
LSMOG
6 1,111
Hello, I believe I presented myself before, but correct me if I'm wrong. I'm a math/physics major at a community...
Aug14-14 06:38 PM
Fredrik
1 426
Hi guys, I studied mechanical engineering and I am currently a graduate student (turbulence modeling). I am...
Nov11-13 09:19 AM
SteamKing
2 839
What are the different jobs these degrees can get with just a bachelors. Where can they lead and what kind of PHD's...
Dec23-10 02:30 PM
murmillo
4 1,332
Basically I want to know what the prospects and job conditions of doing research in these three field in...
Mar22-13 07:18 PM
chiro
3 1,046
I'm a college junior at a decent liberal art studying physics and math for a double degree. I'm quite torn over...
Oct22-09 10:38 AM
Locrian
8 3,669
Hey guys, Have roughly half a math major from a good school and am interested in getting some experience/sense for...
Mar6-12 10:17 PM
Mariogs379
0 1,912
Hi guys, right now I am a math major interested in becoming an engineer. I thought about transferring into another...
Nov25-09 09:09 AM
tmyer2107
1 3,590
Since we seem to have a few professors and grad students on this forum, I was hoping to open a discussion on the...
Apr29-09 11:36 AM
Geometrick
2 2,572
Hello :biggrin: I recently am starting college to become a math teacher...I really love Algebra:!!) I want to teach...
May11-09 07:34 AM
Isabel101
13 3,543
I have aspirations of becoming a physicist. I absolutely love physics and pure mathematics; I am fascinated by both...
Feb9-05 07:07 PM
Dr Transport
13 7,310
I'm in high school right now and have always dreamed of being a surgeon, so naturally, I read up on an assortment of...
Jul13-12 10:48 AM
claytonh4
2 1,577
In any general university, which professor tend to make little more money? Or, are they about the same?
Oct30-09 11:39 AM
kote
2 4,282
I have some questions about what direction to take in grad school. First of all, I don't really think I'm going to...
Oct30-09 10:34 AM
Locrian
3 3,956
Does anyone know where I can find some data points on salaries of graduating math PhDs that go into industry? This...
Feb25-12 11:04 PM
PhDorBust
0 1,882
It seems that being an academic requires you to be able to come up with interesting and unique ideas for attacking...
Aug22-12 08:13 AM
StatGuy2000
4 1,462
I'm curious, is there a "Ph.D. bubble" in math that is similar to the one in physics? Specifically, what percentage of...
Nov11-09 05:52 PM
turin
57 13,359
I know there are a few other threads here regarding my question, but not specifically the one I have in mind. I am 19...
Dec30-09 11:10 PM
h00zah
3 1,134
Hello, I am a high school student that will enter the university in a year. I am really worried with the choice I...
Dec10-08 01:35 PM
symbolipoint
1 1,695
It seems to me that it is easier to start out as a mathematician and become a physicist than the other way round....
Aug4-07 02:29 AM
jostpuur
48 12,682
Hello There! I am currently an undergraduate student at a state university in Pennsylvania. I went originally to...
Dec15-10 01:54 PM
bluelikejazz
2 1,407
Hello all, I am a first year physics major and I am hoping for some guidance. I am looking into careers that I would...
Sep17-13 02:22 AM
UltrafastPED
1 1,146
I'm currently in a Math PhD program (in the US), and I have the option of mastering out soon. I initially thought I...
Jan29-13 11:30 PM
Holomorphism
3 1,756
I have read that those with bachelor's degrees in math and or physics enter the work force in the capacity of software...
Oct9-09 10:41 PM
twofish-quant
5 3,693
So I'm getting ready to go to college next fall and I have been worried about my future. I've always figured I'd major...
Feb23-05 04:11 PM
jcsd
5 2,632
I'm majoring in math (2nd year) right now at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario. I'm considering switching...
Jul13-11 11:04 AM
Locrian
8 3,995
Backstory. Graduated March of this year. Typical "jack of all trades" Mathematics major: I know basic probability,...
Dec5-13 06:18 PM
AlephZero
18 2,236
I'll try to give you guys the short of it. I am usually quite critical of myself and focus on the negatives, but...
Jul16-12 11:49 PM
chiro
7 2,590
I've decided I really like math, but I'm too realistic to expect to make a living off of it alone. Are there any jobs...
Mar1-11 04:03 PM
TylerH
13 4,318
I'm currently a grad student and I was hoping some of the more experienced members of this board could give me some...
Jan12-10 08:41 PM
98whbf
1 1,043
Here's one to your mathematicians out there: What do you write in your grant proposals? I mean, you can't really...
Jun23-09 08:59 PM
jquark
5 3,283
So, nearly every math professor I've ever happened to know who is an American got his or her PhD from one of about a...
Aug30-10 10:19 AM
statdad
1 1,805
Hi! I am a senior undergraduate student. I am really interested in math and would like to pursue it further, but I...
Apr11-12 08:28 AM
jonsenjohn
13 4,111
Is it? I don't any languages. I don't really care to learn them, but I know I'll be at a great disadvantage in the job...
Jan18-11 12:25 PM
Locrian
17 8,885
I enjoy both mechanics and pure mathematics equally! I'd just like to hear everyone's thoughts on a 4yr Meng...
Aug12-14 03:17 AM
HMPARTICLE
3 397
So I am transferring to a university within a year, and I don't know which math major to choose. It is either...
Oct19-10 11:39 PM
wisvuze
2 1,751
Are there math courses in university that teach you how to invest in the stock market? If so can you link me a website...
Aug20-09 10:27 AM
Unit
8 2,462

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