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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
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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...
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I feel like this forum has plenty of people asking for career advice, but perhaps not enough people posting about...
Jan11-13 09:27 PM
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Hey, I'm at McGill in 2nd year Joint Honours Mathematics and Physics. I want to apply for a research award (I haven't...
Jan11-13 04:18 PM
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My plan is to study PhB at ANU (science research-focused degree) and major is probably physics and chemistry or...
Jan11-13 02:03 PM
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Hey, i'm in nanotechnology engineering department, and i wanna choose nanoelectronic concentration,and i want to...
Jan11-13 04:31 AM
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This is long & I apologize but as graduation nears I'm very anxious and uncertain of what path to take & I'd really...
Jan10-13 06:32 PM
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Hello all, As part of the last semester in high school I am required to do an internship for a couple weeks at a...
Jan10-13 10:01 AM
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Hey all I graduated in 2009 with 2 Bachelor of Arts, worked for 3 years (profesionally as a marketer and doing PR) but...
Jan10-13 09:23 AM
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Hi peeps, Ok so basically I am unable to make up my mind on pursuing science research or engineering. I am currently...
Jan10-13 09:03 AM
Abhi Parikh
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Any women out there with a PhD in physics? I was wondering, do any of you have families? When did you start? I'm a...
Jan10-13 01:36 AM
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I have an eye twitch/tic and I hate it. There's really nothing I can do about it and I can't take medication for it....
Jan9-13 05:23 PM
Greg Bernhardt
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I am curious if anyone knows of interesting/less well known sources of funding for an American student to study at...
Jan9-13 03:43 PM
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I'm thinking of doing an astrophysics degree and was wondering what career choices would be available to me after this...
Jan9-13 03:34 PM
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Hey guys, i'm a student from Ontario applying for university. I have come to a fork in the road and i need some...
Jan8-13 08:41 PM
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Hi, I am considering doing mechanical engineering as a career. What is mechanical engineering like? What are some...
Jan8-13 11:17 AM
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Hi, I'm moving to Chile in a couple of weeks (and I just turned 16) and I'm kind of lost. In a couple of years I'll...
Jan8-13 10:36 AM
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Hi guys, I recently graduated from uni with an honours degree in mathematics and now it's time to hit the real...
Jan8-13 05:09 AM
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I am not a scientist. I haven't even finished high school. However, this summer, my mother wants me to get some work...
Jan7-13 03:53 PM
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Hello! I have just a quick question for the PF community. What are the major differences between a lecturer and a...
Jan5-13 05:56 PM
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Despite I have been told that there are plenty of jobs for statisticians, it seems like there aren't that many jobs on...
Jan5-13 05:55 AM
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hey guys, I want to be working in the energy field in the future (windmills to be more specific) but in general...
Jan4-13 04:03 AM
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The universe keeps (emphatically) yowling at me to learn a progamming language. As part of my research in...
Jan4-13 01:06 AM
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Hi all, This post will be long, but I hope in giving more relevant information, the replies will be more helpful. ...
Jan3-13 06:30 AM
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I have in engineering physics from Indian institute technology. I want to pursue masters in mathematics from...
Jan3-13 06:15 AM
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I'm a little confused as to what it is to be a college science professor. So if you get your PhD, your considered a...
Jan2-13 06:19 PM
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There's a lot of pessimism about academic work here on physics forums which is probably legitimate. However, what I...
Jan2-13 03:01 PM
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I have been at battle with myself for the past year trying to find myself and find what it is that really fires me up...
Jan2-13 01:28 PM
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Hi all, earlier this year I asked about astronomy vs physics, and the general consensus was that, at least in the...
Jan2-13 11:17 AM
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I am currently graduating from the University of Texas at Arlington with a 4.0, and I have my BofSci degree in math...
Jan2-13 08:50 AM
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I am a structural engineering grad student in IOWA. I have used 16 months out of my 36 months of Montgomery GI Bill...
Jan1-13 09:05 PM
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Hi, I'm an about to be CS graduate but my interest in physics greatly outweighs that of programming or developing...
Jan1-13 05:51 PM
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Hello, I have great interest in physics, however I don't have the gpa (3.0) to get into grad school. Has anyone...
Jan1-13 03:01 PM
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I have just been browsing through some articles on Switzerland's Nuclear policies and it appears they have four...
Jan1-13 11:23 AM
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What careers can a computer science graduate get into other than the obvious software/ web development? Are there...
Jan1-13 10:18 AM
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Hey, my question is that, could I get a job with these much tattoo after a Ph.D? I'm from hungary but I want to work...
Dec31-12 11:19 AM
Dr Transport
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So Im graduating this spring or summer, 2013, plan to take the GRE next fall and apply to physics phd programs with...
Dec31-12 10:06 AM
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Holland strong inventory test and the Myers Brigg Personality test. Has anyone on this forum taken these career...
Dec31-12 07:43 AM
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Hey all, I graduated recently from the Joint Honours BSc in Applied Mathematics and Physics. My final mark was 58.3%...
Dec31-12 03:09 AM
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School writing center is closed during the break, so I need a help from PF. I have to submit my application ASAP, so...
Dec30-12 09:51 PM
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Around fifteen percent of people with a BS degree in mathematics or physics get a job in IT sector, but I was...
Dec29-12 09:36 PM
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Hi I am very new in this forum.I am leading a miserable life because of past faults.I dont want to get into much...
Dec27-12 09:22 PM
Vanadium 50
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