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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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Active Sep 01 at 05:19 AM

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Danny Wombles | Solutions Manager Common job titles for physics and engineering physics bachelor's degree recipients ...

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...

#career #biology #doctorate-degree #science-phd #marine-biology

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Active May 26 at 03:44 PM

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Saul Jaime | Post-Doctoral Pharmacologist Hi Brianna,You will have to ask yourself, what do you want ...

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...

#women-in-stem #science #professor #academia #graduate-school #phdbound #computer-science-phd #mathematics #science-phd #phd #research #stem #stemcareers

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Active Oct 29 at 11:52 AM

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Jacob Cavazos | Dynamic, Highly Motivated Research Scientist It is actually quite staggering and to be completely honest a ...

What is the MD/PhD track?

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Active May 26 at 03:52 PM

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Saul Jaime | Post-Doctoral Pharmacologist Hi Aishwarya,a MD/PhD teach degree, as the name implies, is a ...

How hard is doing Pre-Med with an Engineering major (Biomedical Engineering)?

#biomedical-engineering- #premed #science-phd...

#medical-practice

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Active Mar 19 at 12:47 PM

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Posted by Aishwarya S.’s Avatar Aishwarya S.
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John A Perrotti MD | Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon/drperrotti.com This is a very difficult and demanding combination. Medical schools will ...

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...

#college

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Active Feb 24 at 01:33 AM

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Posted by Brian G.’s Avatar Brian G.
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Pieter Sheth-Voss | Founder at Protobi Hi Brian -- If you're pretty sure about a PhD, then ...

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...

#science-phd #masters-degree #research-and-development

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Active Aug 02 at 04:58 PM

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Todd Stahlnecker | Electrical Engineer at eCADlt.com Jayden, It sounds like your goal is to become an Automotive ...

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...

#science-phd

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Active Nov 29 '17 at 03:19 PM

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Lissa Collins | Instructional Coach at Dallas ISD Hello... First of all, Ken gave some really great feedback to ...

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...

#medical-research #science-phd #biomedical-science #biomedical #research

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Active Jul 17 at 05:15 PM

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Courtney Byrd | Operational Meteorologist Hi Katia, To find out, I would research the grad schools ...

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...

#electrical-engineering #phd #engineering #software-engineering #mechanical-engineering #computer-engineering #science-phd #engineer

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Active Feb 27 at 01:06 PM

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Peter Sturtevant | Retired Civil Engineer Mohammad: I have always advised Masters students to take the Thesis ...

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...

#science-phd

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Active Nov 29 '17 at 02:28 AM

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Dra. Marisol Seguel Roa | Dental Surgeon Hi Katia, For sure you can work in the research Industry ...

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...

#science-phd

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Keith Martin’s Avatar Tom Shou’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:54 PM

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Keith Martin | Wireless Technology Planning Tom explained this nicely. To add one more point, you won't ...

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...

#medical-research #biomedical-engineer #biomedical-science #science-phd

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Active Sep 02 at 08:31 PM

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Nick Cobane | Business Operations @ LinkedIn In my experience, the issue isn't so much the competition in ...

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...

#science-phd

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:50 PM

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Posted by Talha N.’s Avatar Talha N.
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Emily Chester My contribution will be general, as I am a biologist and ...

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...

#astrophysics #science-phd #double-major #physics

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:48 PM

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Aleksandr Pevzner | Skillful Neuroscientist - Enterprising Researcher Hi Braden, I'm a bit confused by your question, but I ...

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...

#bachelors-degree #masters-degree #science-phd

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Active Sep 13 '17 at 06:22 PM

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Jaclyn Schiffour, Esq. | Sr. Analyst at PricewaterhouseCoopers You are on the right track. Chemistry is essential to understanding ...

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...

#biology #career #university #graduate-school #career-counseling #medicine #biotechnology #science-phd

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Active Feb 20 at 02:31 PM

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Benjamin Larson I've seen the requirements for GRE declining in recent years. Both ...

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...

#science-phd

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Active Oct 09 '17 at 01:39 PM

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Posted by Salvador A.’s Avatar Salvador A.
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Stefanie Wernisch | Researcher Volunteering at a local hospital or other healthcare facilities is always ...

Which came first, the PhD or the PhD advisor?

This has been bugging me. #college-major #professor #phd...

#science-phd

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:39 PM

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Posted by Abby Lupi’s Avatar Abby L.
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Mohamed Imran PhD advisor does not necessarily need a PhD. So its PhD.

what after M.sc. 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...

#science-phd

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:34 PM

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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive I found you a couple of links to help you out. ...

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...

#science-phd

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:28 PM

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Posted by Chase B.’s Avatar Chase B.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Hi Chase! You asked a very important question. Here are some ...

What would be the best space study program in college?

To go to a college that matches my interest. #science #physician #physics #scientist #astronomy #astrophysics...

#science-phd

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Active Jan 25 at 08:26 PM

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Posted by Chase B.’s Avatar Chase B.
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Laura Colombel | Healthcare Industry Strategist/Healthcare SMEs/Analytics & Research Chase, Look at schools with majors in Physics or Astronomy. You ...

what does it take to be a scientist ?

I am really interested in finding cures for certain diseases in the future. #college-major #pre-med #scientist #doctorate-degree #science-phd #life-sciences...

#life-skills

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:17 PM

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Posted by Edgar A.’s Avatar Edgar A.
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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive You need to accumulate a lot of knowledge about a certain ...

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...

#data-science

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Active May 02 at 07:08 PM

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Venkat Subramanian | Director Development at Symantec I am really glad to see a student interested in pure ...

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...

#scholar

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Wael Al-Rihawi’s Avatar Vernon Turner’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:14 PM

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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive It is very slightly less than the speed of light in ...

Can I be a Neuroscientist if I'm not good at Chemistry?

Neuroscience is extremely fascinating to me. However, Chemistry is not my strong suit. #science #chemistry #neuroscience #science-phd...

#neuroscientist

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:14 PM

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Grace Santa Cruz Chavez, PhD | Postdoctoral Fellow at Department of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue ... You can be a neuroscientist and not excel at Chemistry, but ...

What classes do you in college if you are looking to do botany.

I am asking because I am interested in that specific field which is botany. #chemical-engineering #science-phd #life-sciences #earth-science #chemicals #bio-chem #chemist...

#organic-chemistry

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Daniela Silva’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Feb 27 at 01:08 PM

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Posted by Ashley D.’s Avatar Ashley D.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Ashley, High School Preparation Course work To prepare for a ...

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...

#doctorate

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:05 PM

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Posted by Sophie T.’s Avatar Sophie T.
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Alana Lynch | Software Engineer in Test at Sqrrl It completely depends on how you approach it. A bachelor's degree ...

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