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    Fall 2008 Grad Applications

    Grad. Don't ask me how I managed it. I personally vote for black magic.
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    Fall 2008 Grad Applications

    Oh, it wasn't anything special. Just "we don't think MIT would suit you" or something along those lines. I just love how the rejection letters are so patronizing. As though I pinned all my hopes as a rather unremarkable math student on getting into a university that probably wouldn't even...
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    Fall 2008 Grad Applications

    This thread is interesting. I remember my rejection letter from MIT. I should have framed it. Incidentally, for the people that applied to Texas' math program, don't worry too much. I got in, and compared to most of the people in the program I'm an idiot.
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    Programs Do I have what it takes to be a Math major?

    Oh, arithmetic is the first skill to go when you become a mathematician, so he's already well on his way!
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    Programs Do I have what it takes to be a Math major?

    I'd say it depends on what you enjoy about Calculus. If you like sitting there plugging numbers into formulas that the professor hands you, you might not do so well. If you like understanding how the formulas work in general and why, you might do quite well. Speaking from personal...
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    Ratemyprofessors website?

    It's not a bad site so long as you mentally move the ratings up a few notches and ignore the guys that can't seem to find the shift key, have a penchant for replacing s with z, and so on.
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