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    Stress levels in the financial industry?

    As far as I know, people with technical degrees generally become Quantitative Analysts (Quant). This involves being really good at stochastic calculus and programming, especially Monte-Carlo simulations.
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    Engineering Physics BS to Engineering Master's?

    I am in an electrical engineering M.S./Ph.D program right now and there are several physics bachelor graduates here. As far as I know they only had to take a couple of courses to catch up (signals/systems mostly). Granted, this program is very theory oriented. We place many engineers at...
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    Engineering Engineering graduate - US vs Europe

    I apologize if this has been discussed before, I didn't find anything. I'll make it short: 1. I have dual citizenship (US/EU), have spent most of my life in Europe (UK) but came to the US for college. I am 22. As a whole, I relate better to europeans and the way of life there. 2. Have a...
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    Fast Track Masters

    Hi guys, i've just completed my first year at Florida Tech with a 3.78 GPA (and completed Physics 1 and 2, and Chem 1 and 2, as well as up to Calc 3 - all with A's except Chem 1 which was a B. I also took a technical writing course and got an A). I also switched from an Astrophysics major to...
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    Schools AP Calculus vs. College Calculus

    You have to use your best judgment on how much homework to do. The professor always gave us a good amount of set problems, usually I did them all. Sometimes I felt I understood the concept when she said it, so I didn't do the homework and I did fine. But then there are people who give you way...
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    Schools AP Calculus vs. College Calculus

    I took Calculus 1 and 2 at a community college instead of APs (hell, I didn't take any high school courses in senior year at all, just college) - best decision ever. Now i'm going into 4-year college straight to Physics 1 and Calc 3. The tests were absolutely not designed so that no-one gets...
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    EE or Theoretical Physics

    I'm at the same stage as you, grade 12 but i'm about to finish Calc 2 at my local college. Then I plan to do Astrophysics at FIT. I recommend you talk to the department head of Physics whenever you get to looking at a university. I was also choosing between Computer Engineering, Astrophysics...
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    Lines of study (Astrophysics, Comp Engineering)

    That's not what I meant... Anyway, I spoke to my calculus instructor and the campus physics professor (it's a small community college before I go up to FIT). They said that the computer job market is increasing, but so is the number of Computer Engineering graduates. After talking, and for...
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    Lines of study (Astrophysics, Comp Engineering)

    But one of my possible careers deals with hardware, servers, and networking, which doesn't require any college education in that field - just certifications (I plan to finish my A+ and then look into MCSE). I am not as interested in designing circuit boards as I am just putting the modules...
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    Lines of study (Astrophysics, Comp Engineering)

    Hi all, I just found out that the college I will be attending this Fall is no longer offering the program that I wanted to do (Computer Information Systems) as undergrad. It got me thinking about what I really want to do. So I moved to America from the UK almost a year ago. Instead of...
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    Reciprocal of Trig - Integral

    I tried that t thing and it seemed too complicated for the level we are currently at. The trick worked, and I didn't have to use any substitution - just rearrange the sinx/(cosx)^2 to secxtanx which is an easy integral. Thanks for the fast response.
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    Reciprocal of Trig - Integral

    And I will be fixing my latex right now...
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    Reciprocal of Trig - Integral

    Hi I have a proof i'm doing \int \frac{1}{1+\sin(x)}dx I know that the answer i'm looking for is \frac{\sin(x) - 1}{\cos(x)} and then \tan(x) - \sec(x) I have tried integration by parts making u = (1+\sin(x))^{-1} and dv = dx Eventually I get an answer that...
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    Courses Florida Tech - Business courses?

    I am interested in doing server administration, all the signs point to a CIS degree combined with official certifications. That's where the management/technology/computers comes from. Also, i'm awesome at math, but not that great at physics. CIS doesn't require physics but it does require a good...
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    Courses Florida Tech - Business courses?

    Hi, I recently switched from a Computer Science undergrad major at Florida Tech to Computer Information Systems. Basically because I like working with hardware, the internet, servers and networks a lot more than programming. CIS offers half Comp Sci courses (programming in C++ and Java but...
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