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Taking a grad class as a senior

  1. Apr 2, 2013 #1
    Hi everyone,

    I'm trying to decide on classes for my senior year and I am not sure if it is worth it to take a grad class or not. I have completed all but one of the important physics undergrad courses. I will be applying to grad schools next winter

    Here are the option's I have:
    1. Finish my math major, take that one undergrad physics course, minimum credit hours, and study like mad for the pgre.
    2. Do all of 1, but include a grad physics course.

    I could do option 2, but I think I might get burned out and wind up not studying for the pgre. How beneficial is it to your grad school resume if you take and do well in a grad course anyways? I want to finish my math major, just as an added plus in case physics grad school doesn't work out.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 2, 2013 #2
    Your PGRE score will matter more than one grad class but its your decision
     
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