
Hi everyone. I am a sophmore studying to get a bs in mechanical engineering. I am thinking about switching to civil...

Aug2014 11:11 AM
muthupandi

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Hey folks, I'm Greg's sister. One career many scientists do not consider is becoming a patent attorney. I've been...

Jul414 04:21 PM
Anis767

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Which would be the best mathematics institute in the world ?
if i want to be a mathematician which institute would...

Jun914 12:43 PM
HallsofIvy

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How do they differ?
Not just in the training they receive, but also the kind of work they do?
I imagine...

Mar2812 07:19 AM
vish_maths

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Well i really love both, but living in a 3rd wolrd country, looks like mathematician have more fields to work, and i...

Dec2709 07:04 PM
JSuarez

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Can you become a mathematician (work in research in think tanks, or teach in the universities) with masters degree in...

Sep1013 12:46 PM
LSMOG

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Hello, I believe I presented myself before, but correct me if I'm wrong. I'm a math/physics major at a community...

Aug1414 06:38 PM
Fredrik

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Hi guys,
I studied mechanical engineering and I am currently a graduate student (turbulence modeling).
I am...

Nov1113 09:19 AM
SteamKing

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What are the different jobs these degrees can get with just a bachelors. Where can they lead and what kind of PHD's...

Dec2310 02:30 PM
murmillo

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Basically I want to know what the prospects and job conditions of doing research in these three field in...

Mar2213 07:18 PM
chiro

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I'm a college junior at a decent liberal art studying physics and math for a double degree. I'm quite torn over...

Oct2209 10:38 AM
Locrian

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Hey guys,
Have roughly half a math major from a good school and am interested in getting some experience/sense for...

Mar612 10:17 PM
Mariogs379

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Hi guys, right now I am a math major interested in becoming an engineer. I thought about transferring into another...

Nov2509 09:09 AM
tmyer2107

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Since we seem to have a few professors and grad students on this forum, I was hoping to open a discussion on the...

Apr2909 11:36 AM
Geometrick

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Hello :biggrin: I recently am starting college to become a math teacher...I really love Algebra:!!) I want to teach...

May1109 07:34 AM
Isabel101

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I have aspirations of becoming a physicist. I absolutely love physics and pure mathematics; I am fascinated by both...

Feb905 07:07 PM
Dr Transport

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I'm in high school right now and have always dreamed of being a surgeon, so naturally, I read up on an assortment of...

Jul1312 10:48 AM
claytonh4

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In any general university, which professor tend to make little more money? Or, are they about the same?

Oct3009 11:39 AM
kote

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I have some questions about what direction to take in grad school. First of all, I don't really think I'm going to...

Oct3009 10:34 AM
Locrian

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Does anyone know where I can find some data points on salaries of graduating math PhDs that go into industry? This...

Feb2512 11:04 PM
PhDorBust

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It seems that being an academic requires you to be able to come up with interesting and unique ideas for attacking...

Aug2212 08:13 AM
StatGuy2000

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I'm curious, is there a "Ph.D. bubble" in math that is similar to the one in physics? Specifically, what percentage of...

Nov1109 05:52 PM
turin

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I know there are a few other threads here regarding my question, but not specifically the one I have in mind. I am 19...

Dec3009 11:10 PM
h00zah

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Hello,
I am a high school student that will enter the university in a year. I am really worried with the choice I...

Dec1008 01:35 PM
symbolipoint

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It seems to me that it is easier to start out as a mathematician and become a physicist than the other way round....

Aug407 02:29 AM
jostpuur

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Hello There!
I am currently an undergraduate student at a state university in Pennsylvania. I went originally to...

Dec1510 01:54 PM
bluelikejazz

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Hello all, I am a first year physics major and I am hoping for some guidance. I am looking into careers that I would...

Sep1713 02:22 AM
UltrafastPED

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I'm currently in a Math PhD program (in the US), and I have the option of mastering out soon. I initially thought I...

Jan2913 11:30 PM
Holomorphism

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I have read that those with bachelor's degrees in math and or physics enter the work force in the capacity of software...

Oct909 10:41 PM
twofishquant

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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...

Feb2305 04:11 PM
jcsd

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I'm majoring in math (2nd year) right now at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario. I'm considering switching...

Jul1311 11:04 AM
Locrian

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Backstory. Graduated March of this year. Typical "jack of all trades" Mathematics major: I know basic probability,...

Dec513 06:18 PM
AlephZero

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I'll try to give you guys the short of it.
I am usually quite critical of myself and focus on the negatives, but...

Jul1612 11:49 PM
chiro

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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...

Mar111 04:03 PM
TylerH

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I'm currently a grad student and I was hoping some of the more experienced members of this board could give me some...

Jan1210 08:41 PM
98whbf

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Here's one to your mathematicians out there: What do you write in your grant proposals? I mean, you can't really...

Jun2309 08:59 PM
jquark

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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...

Aug3010 10:19 AM
statdad

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Hi! I am a senior undergraduate student. I am really interested in math and would like to pursue it further, but I...

Apr1112 08:28 AM
jonsenjohn

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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...

Jan1811 12:25 PM
Locrian

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I enjoy both mechanics and pure mathematics equally!
I'd just like to hear everyone's thoughts on a 4yr Meng...

Aug1214 03:17 AM
HMPARTICLE

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So I am transferring to a university within a year, and I don't know which math major to choose. It is either...

Oct1910 11:39 PM
wisvuze

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Are there math courses in university that teach you how to invest in the stock market? If so can you link me a website...

Aug2009 10:27 AM
Unit

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