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Returning to Physics

  1. May 7, 2007 #1

    I could use some advice on how to get back into physics. I earned my BS in phyiscs in 2004 and I have been away from it for over 2 years now. I have always had the goal of attending graduate school for physics but I realize I have forgotten a lot in the last two years. I have been studying a bit on my own. I spent some time looking at the PhysicsGRE website and I bought the Purple book (which drove me a bit crazy with the number and frequency of errors in its "solutions"). I still remember how to use many concepts but it's as if I don't have anything memorized anymore. When working problems, I find myself spending lots of time re-deriving stuff that I should have memorized. What's some good things for me to do?

  2. jcsd
  3. May 7, 2007 #2
    If you had thought ahead, you would have kept your lecture notes, try skimming through them, and hopefully if you were paying attention, a lot of it will come back to you.
  4. May 7, 2007 #3
    Or, alternatively, check out

    http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/Physics/index.htm" [Broken]
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