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I need a math advisor

  1. May 26, 2010 #1
    I want to start undergrad research for fun

    I emailed my school and they told me they don't offer any

    such opportunities for undergrads and suggested I wait until grad school.

    But I'm really bored this summer and lots of schools have UR so why shouldnt I?

    The problem is I dont know if a question is a good one, if its obvious or had

    already been done or even where to get questions. I understsand that an undergrad

    research question wouldn't be too difficult like what my profs would be doing but would

    basically be something that's challenging but that nobody cares about

    I was wondering if someone on here whos knowledgeable in a field of math could

    recommend me some questions -Itd really really appreciate it. You could either pm me

    or post it here

    ps I'm not picky about the field, ive taken most common undergrad courses including

    number theory analysis topology and algebra and plan to read up on the question

    Thanks
     
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  3. May 26, 2010 #2
    As an undergrad, your adviser usually hands you the question. As nobody at your school seems to be willing to be an undergrad adviser, find some REUs that interest you and apply to them or look at schools near yours.
     
  4. May 26, 2010 #3
    I've got something related to fermats little theorem and group theory. Pm me if interested
     
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