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Biomedical Engineering to Mathematics Major

  1. May 15, 2014 #1

    My main question is about applying to Mathematics grad school. I had done my Bachelor Degree in Biomedical Engineering and completed back in 2010. I am looking to go back to school but I don't BME (let alone engineering) is for me. I want to go into Mathematics, it was what I had wanted to do since High School but under the advice of my counselors and parents I went into engineering. I know I don't have all the required courses, but I am trying to find out what my best bet is to get in AND how I should prepare myself. Thank you.
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  3. May 15, 2014 #2
    Please tell us some more:

    What mathematical background do you have?

    Are you planning to study pure mathematics, or applied mathematics?
  4. May 16, 2014 #3
    Biomedical engineers are on the verge of conquering disease, aging, and death itself before the century is out and you want to become a mathematician? Why do you want to spend all your energy thinking of more ways to add 0, divide by 1, and change the order of summation? Reconsider!
  5. May 16, 2014 #4
    i agree however biomedical engineering in my mind is pretty vague. Part of why I didn't like it
  6. May 17, 2014 #5

    And mathematics isn't vague? It's undergrad so you just got the foundation. Start working or go to grad school and specialize.
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