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Career in physics

  1. Nov 25, 2013 #1
    I am very confused. Please help me out.
    I like physics very much! Its my passion.
    So i have 3 options, Engineering, pure physics and applied physics. I am absolutely confused on what should i go into!
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  3. Nov 25, 2013 #2


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    Why not try a little bit of each and pursue which branch you enjoy the most?
  4. Nov 25, 2013 #3
    I enjoy physics! As there is physics involved in all the above branches i am confused.
    I want to know in which branch can a person be most successful.
  5. Dec 6, 2013 #4


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    If you are having trouble deciding between physics and engineering, perhaps this link might be helpful.
  6. Dec 6, 2013 #5

    Meir Achuz

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    Choose what you love best, physics. I was steered into engineering and wasted several years.
  7. Dec 6, 2013 #6


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    Choose physics.But if you're afraid about finding a job,you can get your bachelors degree in engineering and then apply for graduate school in physics.
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