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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
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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Hi everyone. I am a sophmore studying to get a bs in mechanical engineering. I am thinking about switching to civil...
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Hello guys, I'm Giuseppe, I'm 16 years old and I'm from Italy. Right now I'm attending the third year of high school...
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A pharmacy company calls me for an interview for a data programmer position. They would want to hire one to deal with...
Oct31-13 12:07 PM
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Hello, For some reason, I need to leave the U.S. and go back to my country for two years once I finish my PhD. I am...
Oct29-13 05:46 PM
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Hey there. I made a thread in the academic guidance section, but I was advised to look here as part of my question...
Oct29-13 03:53 PM
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Im a senior, I took AP Chemistry last year, and im in AP Calculus, AP Biology, and AP Physics. I excel at chemistry...
Oct28-13 07:43 PM
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Ever since I graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree as a Computer Science major, I have been wanting to get into...
Oct28-13 03:41 PM
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I was really hoping to get a degree in medical physics but due to the bottleneck in the residency programs I am...
Oct27-13 05:02 PM
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Does anyone on here fear the math that you study in academia (particularly graduate school) is just so useless to...
Oct27-13 01:47 PM
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I have recently posted about trying to enter a masters/phd program for Medical Physics (Going to try for SDSU and...
Oct26-13 04:05 PM
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I know it sounds like a big decision (which it is) but I've been considering it for a few weeks now and found that I'm...
Oct25-13 11:36 PM
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What do you guys believe the future will bring for engineers and computer scientists in general? What...
Oct24-13 04:39 PM
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I am currently a math major and I have one more year before graduating with a bachelors degree. There aren't many...
Oct24-13 03:53 PM
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I am a senior physics major. I am going to be applying to some grad schools over these next few months but it has me...
Oct24-13 07:57 AM
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I would like to start a thread discussing the opportunities for Physics PhDs in the field of corporate Data Science. ...
Oct21-13 01:46 PM
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Hello all, I am considering applying for PhD programs in Physics/EE (specifically - Optics/Photonics). Considering...
Oct20-13 11:55 PM
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I am currently at the point where I am deciding what major to apply for for university and have narrowed my choices...
Oct20-13 12:02 AM
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What are some medical jobs that someone with a BS in physics could take? thanks
Oct19-13 09:23 PM
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Greetings, everyone. First off, sorry for my English, especially some of the terminology, as I am not that...
Oct19-13 08:41 AM
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Well the title says it all.I know i lack the usually long employer's demands list ,they usually demand more than i...
Oct18-13 11:47 PM
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Is it possible to get an internship at SLAC or NIF after your sophomore year if you're a good student but not from...
Oct18-13 08:46 PM
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Hello everyone, The next year i am going to join a UG course in India. And i am going to take physics. From my...
Oct17-13 10:04 PM
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I have spent the first five years of my career as a mechanical engineer working for a relatively large engineering...
Oct17-13 09:34 PM
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Let's say that I graduate in computer engineering and my first job is non-technical & unrelated. How hard would it...
Oct17-13 05:45 PM
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Hi, The first thing you probably noticed was how broad I was with the term science. Basically in a small sop story,...
Oct15-13 10:02 PM
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Hi, I am currently in high school and I was planing on studying physics. After reading some threads and online...
Oct15-13 05:32 PM
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Hi all, I am hoping to get some advice re: my career path. I have lurked these threads for a bit and I can see...
Oct14-13 11:29 PM
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So today I found out that I am not good at my electives. Do employers care more about cumulative GPA or my major...
Oct14-13 09:52 PM
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I am a year away from graduating my HEP PhD and I'm thinking about what comes next. Postdoc is an obvious option, but...
Oct13-13 07:39 PM
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Hi everyone, I've linked here two articles I've found online that specifically address the issue of whether a PhD...
Oct13-13 02:10 PM
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I know this have been questioned and asked about a lot, but I still cannot decide what to choose. I know I would like...
Oct11-13 07:27 PM
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Hi everyone, I'm an a-level student (year 13) doing Physics, Chemistry and Maths. I am struggling of what university...
Oct10-13 06:33 PM
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I graduated in May with a BS in Physics and I am interested in going into either Medical or Health Physics. I'm still...
Oct10-13 06:30 PM
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After reading this, I'm having second thoughts on studying physics next year; ...
Oct10-13 12:16 AM
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If a person gets a phd studying controls theory, shouldn't they have the skills (as a researcher) to publish...
Oct8-13 05:36 PM
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Hi Everyone, I am currently doing my final year in B.Tech Engineering Physics. During these 3 years studying this...
Oct7-13 11:11 PM
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I have been preparing to enter an engineering program for next year, a program that splits the first year of a real...
Oct7-13 09:27 PM
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to start with.... i love electrical engineering but i am even more interested in the deeper phenomena accompanying...
Oct7-13 12:06 AM
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Dear all, I was reading the book "Turbulent flows" of S. Pope and I went to his website at Cornell and started to...
Oct3-13 06:30 AM
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I've been considering a possible career pathway towards becoming a university professor/researcher for quite some time...
Oct2-13 07:53 AM
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Hi all, I graduated college from a state school with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in May 2011 and started my...
Sep29-13 08:30 PM
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