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I've sacrificed a measurable amount of my life to pursue mathematics. I am confident enough in myself to say that I would be able to get into a handful of top 20 and maybe even a top 10 graduate school.

But I'm not sure if I want to pursue mathematics anymore. That being said, for my senior year I am taking a course in measure theory, topology and geometry, mathematical physics and will be doing an honors thesis in dynamical systems. I will be attending an REU this summer as well.

I am really lost about grad school. I view mathematics as more of a isolationist profession than most other professions. I don't know if i am willing to dedicate another 5-6 years to studying mathematics for a Ph.D. I don't know if i am willing to incurr 50 grand in debt to get a masters in financial mathematics, and even then, do i really want that job?

I'm not sure what to do anymore. I'm so lost. I might not want to pursue mathematics, but i am about to fly out to another part of the country to study mathematics for 8 weeks?

I don't think I can be a mathematician. Let me correct myself, I don't feel like I can deal with the everyday life of being a mathematician. I think I have other interests. But I want to keep grad school as a backup option.

I just don't know what to do.

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# Unsure about grad school

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