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How to be a physicist

  1. Jul 11, 2011 #1
    I would really like to become a physicist and would obviously like a Ph.D in physics. So I was wondering if somebody could tell me how to receive a Ph.D in physics? (particle physics to be more precise), what are excellent schools for physics? and how or where do I receive a job for physics?.
    So if somebody could help me with this issue it would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks.
     
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  3. Jul 11, 2011 #2
    First, Read ZapperZ's post in the sticky section of this board "So you want to be a physicist"

    Scavenge the forums for answers to the 2nd question, they're everywhere!

    3rd, get your PhD, get a post-doc, do amazing research, get noticed, apply to hundreds of jobs, hope to get one.
     
  4. Jul 11, 2011 #3
  5. Jul 12, 2011 #4
    Thank you!
     
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