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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 find the study of cosmology very fascinating and now contemplating to study it. But is it a wise choice? I mean,...
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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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QoL,Location,Pay,especially what do you do for work? I'll listen for now and will chime in later..
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I am an undergraduate student. I love math, statistics, and physics. I am seriously interested in physics, but I don't...
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Locrian
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Hello. Let me start by asking your forgiveness for my lack of grammatical skill. I know I need work in this subject....
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Moonbear
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I am a 16 years old chinese, and i live in Missouri, US. Need some advice about my career, i love Physics. However...
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aostraff
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Hello guys, I am going into U.S. Navy next year, and I am signed up in Nuclear Power Program (Nuclear Physics)...
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n!kofeyn
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this article addresses the question on the lack of engineer in our society. is there a real shortage or are the...
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DR13
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Hi, basically I'm trying to find a job but indecided as to where I want to go. I've been applying to Finance stuff...
Sep18-10 11:16 AM
twofish-quant
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I have a B.S. in mechanical engineering and internship experience. I have been setting my minimum salary as $35,000...
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BradP
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I would classify myself as an average second year student with middling grades (essentially a 3.55 both in major and...
Apr19-13 03:34 PM
Arsenic&Lace
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As a child, what did you dream of becoming when you grew up? I remember wanting to be a drum majorette and a...
Aug28-07 12:09 AM
Tsu
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So I'm an older guy, not horribly old but old enough that I should know "what I want to be when I grow up". I have a...
Dec1-08 02:56 AM
TMFKAN64
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I graduated with a B.S in Physics this passing May. I applied to many graduate schools for nanoscience, however only...
Nov12-09 11:30 AM
rubrix
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Suppose X is a successful practicing lawyer. He already had a bachelor degree, and some graduate degrees under his...
Nov29-09 09:50 AM
jetgraphics
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I'm about to graduate with a PhD in Physics, and I'm looking to start a career in industry. Are there any...
Apr29-10 08:05 PM
turbo
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Hello, I'm a highschool senior from Ontario Canada and I think I want to become an astrophysicist. My career's class...
Jan4-11 12:00 PM
Dr Lots-o'watts
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Hello all. I am currently an undergrad student majoring in math and physics. I am experiencing extreme ambivalence...
Aug14-11 08:52 PM
AVReidy
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A lot of my friends in defense have been telling me that programs have either been cut harshly or been told they're on...
Aug30-11 09:15 AM
MrNerd
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I was reading an article how the business degree (aside from accounting and perhaps finance) is considered by...
Oct9-12 01:10 PM
Best Pokemon
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http://www.forbes.com/2008/12/09/mike-rowe-jobs-lead-careers-employment08-cx_mr_1209rowe.html?feed=rss_news ...
Jan16-09 02:52 PM
whansen02
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I am currently a high school sophmore in the united states and am very involved in robotics, math, science, and...
Sep25-09 06:24 PM
Ben Espen
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I went to Boston University. Have a BS in Economics. I don't want to go into insurance or business and want to go to...
Feb1-10 07:08 PM
TeeAOng
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You've had one phone interview for a job 1000 miles away, then HR calls, and says: What do you say? Do you...
May24-11 11:46 PM
Pengwuino
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Izabella Laba has an interesting article up about the rigors of being a professor: The state of the profession. I...
Jan14-12 12:04 AM
twofish-quant
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What was it that sparked your interest in physics. Just curious.
Aug13-12 08:09 PM
ThatTallGirl
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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
Bipolarity
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How would a criminal record (while obtaining a Phd) affect one's academic career, if any at all?
Feb26-08 06:36 PM
Moonbear
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I am physics major who has tried applying to all types of internships and jobs and have not had any luck? This trouble...
Mar11-09 12:27 AM
ZPlayer
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Hey guys, I'm a freshmen in Montana State University, and I have no clue which path I want to follow. I am currently...
Dec19-10 10:27 AM
russ_watters
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There have been threads here suggesting that having a Ph.D. can be a handicap in getting a job. This has been...
Jul7-10 08:08 AM
turbo
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I have wet dreams( not necessary wet) that I will be a math( or anything) professor at Harvard(or any of the top tier...
Jan23-12 07:37 PM
daric soldar
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Over the years I've heard gruesome stories about engineering/science/tech interviews - questions that they expect you...
Apr24-13 09:33 AM
Floid
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Alright, im at two options right now in my mind. A-i take the business route, accounting, get a job nearly...
Oct5-09 07:55 PM
avant-garde
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Unlike most of the people here, I'm a high school student who hasn't even applied to university yet, but I'd like some...
Jul8-09 08:42 AM
DaveC426913
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It seems to me chemical engineering is not as popular as the other 3 "big" engineering branches (civil, mechanical,...
Apr3-10 06:05 PM
Mathnomalous
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It would be foolish to try and predict how employers will react -- having few job experiences, currently. So Im here...
Jun1-11 05:07 AM
twofish-quant
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Hi, I'm really freaking out. I'm going to graduate soon with a BS in Applied Math and a minor in Computer Science. ...
Jul2-13 08:42 PM
Stress2Death
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I am in great physics PhD program in my first year, and classes aren't going all that well. Last semester I barely...
Mar19-12 05:38 PM
chill_factor
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I'm graduating within a phd in theoretical cosmology in several months and have found that it is very difficult to...
Mar11-13 11:35 AM
CloudyTrees
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I hate writing papers! Especially the intro! Writing intros is like selling hair product or knives. I had to buy...
Apr12-13 08:20 PM
epenguin
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We're hitting the silicon barrier so we might jump to a new type of computing, right? So would my knowledge all go...
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Carnivroar
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