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Advice for young man considering Physics?

  1. Aug 2, 2014 #1
    I'm an Ghanaian-American 14 year old and since I was 8 I've wanted to become a biomedical engineer but as I did more research I am much preferring Physics specifically Experimental Particle Physics but I don't really know how to get started so does anyone have advice of how to get started in physics
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  3. Aug 2, 2014 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    Welcome to PF;
    You are just hitting the stage where people start to specialize - your starting point will be your High School courses.

    You need maths and general science - at the senior level you want to be doing physics sure, and maths subjects with calculus. Algebra is good, so is statistics.

    It is 5 years before you need to go more advanced, but you should keep your eye out for physics-type things.
    Probably the best thing to can develop at this stage is critical analysis and inquiry skills.
    A lot of what you do else will depend on what your school does and doesn't do... if you are in the USA, that can vary quite a lot.
  4. Aug 2, 2014 #3
    Thank you for the advice sir
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