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Hi,

I'm looking for some advice on course selection and their potential impact on graduate school applications.

I'm going into my third year and I'm primarily interested in Physics.

I was originally thinking of doing a double major in Maths & Physics, but unfortunately they conflict with some other senior/graduate level Physics courses such as quantum optics, condensed matter and statistical mechanics and I'm really interested in all of them.

However, if I take those Physics courses instead, I will have to drop my Honors complex and real analysis and PDEs. (to the normal versions of them)

I'm under the impression that doing more Maths is highly advantageous for grad school, both admission-wise and the fact that many abstract mathematical tools become useful in grad level physics and it'd be helpful if I get used to them soon.

Which of them (taking honors maths or grad/senior level physics) would be more advantageous for graduate school purposes or beneficial to a Physics students education in the long run?

Any input is highly appreciated!

Thanks.

I'm looking for some advice on course selection and their potential impact on graduate school applications.

I'm going into my third year and I'm primarily interested in Physics.

I was originally thinking of doing a double major in Maths & Physics, but unfortunately they conflict with some other senior/graduate level Physics courses such as quantum optics, condensed matter and statistical mechanics and I'm really interested in all of them.

However, if I take those Physics courses instead, I will have to drop my Honors complex and real analysis and PDEs. (to the normal versions of them)

I'm under the impression that doing more Maths is highly advantageous for grad school, both admission-wise and the fact that many abstract mathematical tools become useful in grad level physics and it'd be helpful if I get used to them soon.

Which of them (taking honors maths or grad/senior level physics) would be more advantageous for graduate school purposes or beneficial to a Physics students education in the long run?

Any input is highly appreciated!

Thanks.

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