Science and Math Guides

Here contains guides for all the sciences and maths. Guides are broad self help for non technical topics usually dealing with academia or career advice.

masterdegree

Writing a Master Degree Thesis As a Physics Major

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Your First Scientific Paper Ought to be good! Structure and…
physics journals

Publishing in a Physics Journal As a Physics Major

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  At this stage, you are well into your…
lab work

Research Work and The Lab Book As a Physics Major

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  Now where were we? Oh yes! You have now…
advisor research

Choosing a Research Area and an Advisor As a Physics Major

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  In the previous part, I described the…
grad exam

First years of Graduate School from Being a TA to the Graduate Exams

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 You are now entering your first year of graduate…
other majors

Entering Physics Graduate School From Another Major

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  I have decided to tackle this issue because…
publishing in journals

Guide to Publishing in Peer Reviewed Journals

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From Concept to Manuscript You've done the science.  You had…
alternative careers

Alternative Careers for a Physics Graduate

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  We are still discussing the final year…
physics blogs

Physics Blogs You Need to Be Reading

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These are some of the best physics blogs, updated regularly,…
physics career

The US Graduate School System For Physics Majors

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  We are still stuck in the discussion…
matlab errors

5 Common MATLAB Error Messages and How to Fix Them

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In this Insight, I'll go over 5 common MATLAB error messages,…
before grad school

What Physics Majors Should Expect from Graduate School

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 We are still discussing the final year of your…
physics grad school

Applying for Physics Graduate School

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 We have now reached the final year of your undergraduate…
physics major

The Life of a Physics Major

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 So far, I have covered what I believe a student…
medical physics

How to Become a Medical Physicist in 3653 Easy Steps

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For many physics students, Medical Physics is that branch…
math preparations

Mathematical Preparations For a Physics Major

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 Part III: Mathematical PreparationsIn most…
surviving college

Surviving the First Year of College As a Physics Major

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 Part II: Surviving the First Year of CollegeThis…
Early Physics Education in High schools

Early Physics Education in High Schools For Physics Majors

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So You Want to Be a Physicist: 22 Part Guide Introduction:…
ADHD studying

How I Overcame Learning Challenges That I Faced Studying Science

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For the past few days, during my summer break, I have been intensively…
crackpot

A Layman's Guide to: Lies, Damned Lies and Pseudoscience

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It seems nowadays that we are getting swamped with science. But…
solar_eclipse

Solar Eclipse Viewing Basics

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Safety Information Before attempting to view a solar eclipse:NEVER…
crackpot_index

Physics Forums Crackpot Index and Bingo

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Discussing science online can often be a frustrating experience…