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Physics What to do with a bachelors in physics? Any ideas?

  1. Jan 30, 2017 #1
    I graduated with my degree in physics some time ago. I chose it because I thought it would provide me with a solid background. Now after I graduated I'm not sure what to do with it.
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  3. Jan 30, 2017 #2

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    What skills do you have?
  4. Jan 31, 2017 #3
    It almost certainly did provide you with a solid background in physics, critical thinking and studying for tests. What do you want to do with it?
  5. Feb 1, 2017 #4
    Read "What Color is Your Parachute" and draft a skills-based resume.

    Once you have a skills-based resume, you can post an informational excerpt here and ask for additional advice.

    A Physics degree with a mediocre GPA from a mediocre institution is not worth the paper it is printed on. Too many schools have sacrificed academic rigor on the altar of federal funding and student evaluations, and employers know who they are.
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