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Undergrad Math School

by Jp112358
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Jp112358
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Jan12-11, 04:10 PM
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I'm nearing the end of highschool and am looking for a college/university for my undergraduate studies. I am planning to major in Mathematics with a concentraion in secondary education. I only have two schools on my list to consider/apply, they are EIU and UIC (because good teachers I know have attended these schools), however, I would like to expand the list so that I have a wider selection to choose from. Any suggestions for good undergraduate math education schools?
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dacruick
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Jan12-11, 04:14 PM
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anywhere in the world?
Jp112358
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Jan12-11, 04:18 PM
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Yes, the location of the school doesn't matter to me.

kramer733
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Jan12-11, 04:37 PM
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Undergrad Math School

Um i think he really means anywhere in the world that has a math program. Just go to the university close to your house
dacruick
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Jan13-11, 09:54 AM
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Um i think he really means anywhere in the world that has a math program. Just go to the university close to your house
Haha thats not what I meant.

MIT and the University of Waterloo are prestigious schools for math in North America.
Anonymous217
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Jan13-11, 12:04 PM
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Although it doesn't matter as much where you go for undergrad, I guess I'll just list the most prestigious/top math undergrads for you to keep in mind: Harvard, Berkeley, Princeton, MIT, U of Chicago, Caltech, Stanford, UCLA, Yale, etc.

EDIT: Also, note that you should probably go to a different university for graduate school if you intend to do that. This means that if you want to try out both a public + private university for a wider spectrum, try a public university undergrad and private grad. That's my plan anyways.
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Jan13-11, 12:35 PM
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If you want a degree in math *education*, I would not be going to MIT, and probably not any of the high-powered schools listed. I would go to a liberal arts school that has a program in it.
tcbh
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Jan13-11, 12:52 PM
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Both UCLA and Berkeley have math teaching programs housed in the math department.


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