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Studing physics at 33 years old

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Hi!

First I apologise for my english, I dont write to much...

I live in Swiss, and i have startet study at the epfl, but some money
and family problem stopped my studies... so in 2002 i left the epfl and have worked a little. Now I m 33 and i would like to start my studies again in the university of Bern, in Physics (with astronomy direction). I can reach easily the
bachelor in 3 years... but after? another 2 years for the master... and then?

I know i'm (perhaps) too old, but i would like to start my own business...
or work as r&d.

But starting working at 38... would be hard...because i m laking of experience...

Thaks for yours troughs and your comments

à bientôt
Ivan
 

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malawi_glenn
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A teacher in Nuclear physics examed when he was 32 years old, then started his PhD-school. 10years later, he recieved a medal from the King of sweden for his work in nuclear physics. This was like 15 years ago.. it is not to late.
 
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Or consider studying engineering because it is easier to work in the field afterwards.
 
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it is never too late if you have enough wit.
may consider part-time study if you are worried about careers
 

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