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Alex R. May 29, 2018 592 views

What can you do with a Ph.D in physics?

I have always wanted to get a Ph.d. in physics. I planned to do electrical engineering or computer science and then get a Ph.d. in physics. My main issue is that I am not sure what being a physicist entails, aside from academia. I would like to know what someone with a Ph.d. in physics could...

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Brianna B. Mar 27, 2018 565 views

Does it help when looking for jobs to have a Ph.D. in marine biology?

I have wanted to get my degree as a marine biologist through Coastal Carolina University ever since I was in middle school, which was when I first started learning about marine life. I've known that marine science is the only Ph.D. program available at Coastal Carolina, but I am unaware of how...

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Madeleine W. Mar 18, 2018 482 views

What is the gender gap like in upper level sciences, first hand?

I am a female, high school senior considering a career path in upper level mathematics, academia and research. I am very concerned with underrepresentation of women and I would like to know of any first hand experiences. Researching online I find a lot of statistics, but I would like more. Has...

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Brian G. Jan 17, 2018 392 views

How could you get a Phd in college?

I'm interested in getting a Phd for chemistry or chemical engineering, and i was wondering how do you start to work on getting a Phd, and what college year? can you start on your freshman year or only after getting a master degree's science-phd chemistry...


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Jayden P. Jan 10, 2018 480 views

If I wanted to get a job in automotive research in development, is it worth it to major in both electrical and mechanical engineering?

I am thinking about getting at least a masters in both electrical and mechanical engineering but I am wondering if it is even worth it or if I should just get a masters/PhD in mechanical engineering. electrical-engineering mechanical-engineering automotive-engineering...

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Hai H. Apr 21, 2017 664 views

what's the best qualities for finding a top job?

what's the best qualities for students who will finally face the carrier life? Especially for the Science and Technology PhD student, who has learning in a very deep area of one subject. Most of them have to change the direction while finding a job science technology phd...


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Katia D. Apr 11, 2017 894 views

If I get a Bachelor's in biology, can I get a Master's and PhD in biomedical science?

I'm a high school student who wants to be a biomedical researcher, but most of the colleges that I'm looking at only offer biology and not biomedical science as a major. I'm wondering if I can jump to biomedical science in grad school, even though I didn't major in it in undergrad. biology...

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Mohammad A. Mar 06, 2017 7417 views

How crucial is the choice of the thesis vs. non-thesis option in the Master's degree?

I am a graduate student in Electrical Engineering who opted for the non-thesis option in order to avoid the uncertainty of the time of graduation that is associated with the thesis option. However, I am also planning to pursue a PhD in the future and I have heard how not choosing the thesis...

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Katia D. Feb 26, 2017 691 views

Is it possible to get a job in the research industry, not academia, with a PhD in biomedical science?

I'm interested in pursuing a job as a researcher and was wondering about whether it would be possible for me to work in research in the industry. research phd medical-research biomedical-science...


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Katia D. Feb 26, 2017 549 views

How do students pursuing a PhD working in research earn money?

I'm interested in getting a PhD in biomedical science, but I'm not sure how to earn money working as a researcher while still having to pay for school. research biomedical phd medical-research biomedical-science...


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Katia D. Feb 19, 2017 773 views

Is a PhD required to get a good job in the biomedical field?

This is a bit of a general question, but I'm interested in pursuing a career in biomedical engineering, research, or science. I've heard that there is much competition and that a lot of experience is required to get a job in this field. research biomedical-engineering biomedical...

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Talha N. Jan 06, 2017 588 views

What importance does a PhD hold?

Why are PhD field members get higher pay? Why is it such a respectable stand? Should I aim for a PhD in biomedical engineering? biology biomedical-engineering...


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Braden B. Oct 31, 2016 527 views

I was planning on majoring in Astrophysics in college with a PhD, but the college I was planning on attending does not offer astrophysics as a major. However, they offer physics as a major and have astrophysics as a minor. Is it the same?

I am asking this question because it will ultimately determine my future. I was planning on majoring in astrophysics because I find the subject matter simply fascinating. The reason why I have my heart set on this particular college is because I was planning on obtaining a double major, a...

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Cannon S. Oct 30, 2016 559 views

What career options are there for Biochem majors who want to research medicine with a focus on the chemistry of it?

Biochem seems to be the gateway to everything medicine and because of that it is all rather confusing. I have always been interested in the chemistry of medicine and how products interact with the body but it seems that everyone I know is majoring in it for pre-med. I just want to know if I'm...

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Darellynn O. Oct 19, 2016 664 views

Research Degree

Do all research degrees (MPhil/PhD or combined tracks) require the GRE In the USA? Assuming that I do not take the GRE can I get admitted into the programmes? I am currently in a difficult financial situation, I am already considering not enrolling in universities that require me to re-do my...

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Salvador A. Oct 18, 2016 654 views

What types of extracurricular activities during undergrad (pre-med), would make one stand out for medical school?

I wish to know what types of activities I would be expecting to do during my undergrad on top of my classes in the oncoming years. doctorate-degree...


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Abby L. Jul 19, 2016 607 views
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harshdeep T. Jun 15, 2016 874 views

what after in Mathematics ?

HI i am doing msc in mathematics from a named university. i want to know that what are the options or what are the opportunities after Msc other than Ph.d ? travel phd...


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Chase B. May 20, 2016 478 views

What would be the best space career field to go into?

It's always been an interest to me. I've always wanted to do something with space. college science math physician physics colleges scientist...


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Chase B. May 20, 2016 536 views
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Edgar A. May 04, 2016 931 views
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Shankar I. May 04, 2016 797 views

If I study pure science in my graduate and under-graduate course, what are my career options?

In India currently research has taken a back seat. I am interested in pure science. I am good in Physics, chemistry and Mathematics. research scientist science-phd life-sciences...


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lingeshwar G. Apr 21, 2016 620 views

what is the speed of light through in air?

i don't know the answer of the question. please tell me answer science teacher science-phd earth-science career-guidance...


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asdf A. Apr 12, 2016 843 views
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Ashley D. Mar 10, 2016 944 views
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Sophie T. Dec 16, 2014 2934 views

How long does it take to get a PHD or Doctorate in the sciences?

I love to learn and wish to receive the highest level of research education as possible. I also love to travel around the world so I was curious about how long each degree would require science astronomy astrophysics science-phd...