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    Feeling burnout

    I'd say reading a book is easier than going to class. A lot of people share this impression. I don't want spoon-feeding, but when reading a book is more time-efficient, something is wrong in my opinion. A few courses were good, as I mentioned, but take for example QM: a lot of students don't get...
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    Feeling burnout

    Thank you for your reply. I agree that my experience might be in part due to what you're saying. However, in my opinion, it's a minor factor. I will also mention that the university in question is ETH Zurich. I don't really know if it has fame of being a 'bad' university (regarding teaching) in...
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    Feeling burnout

    Alright, I will. At the moment, it seems difficult to discern physics from my uni, but I'm aware it could be such a "minor' issue. Thank you.
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    Feeling burnout

    Thank you for your reply. I did indeed think that too, but it is reassuring to see that it seems to be the case from another perspective (I am not the perfect student and I know my limits, but I wouldn't have a reason to lie about the above either). It's sad though. I think I will take only...
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    Mathematics for Physics in Zurich 16/17

    I am also studying in Zurich, 3rd year of physics. I didn't get if you wanna study in your spare time or at a university. In your spare time, you should do: -Analysis -Linear Algebra -Mathematical methods for physics This is the absolute minimum to learn physics afterwards (assuming you can...
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    Feeling burnout

    Hi guys, Sorry if my first post has to be one where I complain, but I am unsure about what I should do next. I started physics kind of late, after a degree in economics, at a top tier university in Europe but a public one. Our first year was horrible, VERY theoretical and we didn't do much...
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