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Becoming a non-traditional engineering student

I am something akin to the poster child for the non-traditional graduate student. Took a terminal M.S. in Nuclear Engineering ...
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Am I competitive for a nuclear physics PhD programs?

Lately I’ve been posting under the pseudonym DrSteve on the excellent and long-standing physics board The site hosts physics ...
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Education, research, jobs oh my

Today the Chronicle of Higher Education had yet another provocative article on the link between education and jobs, here in the ...
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How many years should you spend in med school?

The debate rages on whether to shorten med school duration (not residency) from 4 to 3 years. This experiment is not ...
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