maffling wrote:I could be facing total rejection this year and I'm trying to figure out my plan B.
spaghetti is tasty
Would anyone care to share their fail-safes?
IfhhoteCannot wrote:I think I'll just become a stripper. Or go back to school to get a degree in studio art. Possibly both.
Legendre wrote:I think the best thing to do is to get more research experience and possibly a published paper.
maffling wrote:Legendre wrote:I think the best thing to do is to get more research experience and possibly a published paper.
I agree, but how do you do that? Who do you conduct research with?
maffling wrote:Legendre wrote:I think the best thing to do is to get more research experience and possibly a published paper.
I agree, but how do you do that? Who do you conduct research with?
maffling wrote:I don't have my masters. Thanks for the advice, Legendre and Pi123.
IfhhoteCannot wrote:I think I'll just become a stripper. Or go back to school to get a degree in studio art. Possibly both.
quark wrote:So far, I've only one acceptance which I'm torn about since it means moving away from family/dependents. My plan B is to try to get a job, do some private tutoring, and spend more time on some non-math interests. Plan B is a realistic option, but I want to take it only after I'm sure that I've exhausted all my resources to continue studying Math.
maffling wrote:quark wrote:So far, I've only one acceptance which I'm torn about since it means moving away from family/dependents. My plan B is to try to get a job, do some private tutoring, and spend more time on some non-math interests. Plan B is a realistic option, but I want to take it only after I'm sure that I've exhausted all my resources to continue studying Math.
I feel ya. I spent a lot of time exploring my non-math side this year, which I think has actually made me a stronger math student and overall person. Perspective can be very valuable. Good luck with your choices.
longtm1989 wrote:I was thinking the other day about setting up a group, in which we will try to read a book/do homework together. There are some chat rooms in math.stackexchange where people have done that (http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/2674/2012/3/2). I am having in mind some books that I want to read/do all the homework:
Atiyah's Commutative Algebra
Shafarevich Algebraic Geometry
Gerald J. Janusz : Algebraic Number Fields
Anyone wants to do that ?
maffling wrote:longtm1989 wrote:I was thinking the other day about setting up a group, in which we will try to read a book/do homework together. There are some chat rooms in math.stackexchange where people have done that (http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/2674/2012/3/2). I am having in mind some books that I want to read/do all the homework:
Atiyah's Commutative Algebra
Shafarevich Algebraic Geometry
Gerald J. Janusz : Algebraic Number Fields
Anyone wants to do that ?
Sounds like a cool idea. I have a fantasy of creating a math consortium of rogues and rejects if things don't work out. I'll take you up on the Algebraic Geometry book. How does it work? do you get a chat room and then meet periodically to work through problems?
longtm1989 wrote:maffling wrote:longtm1989 wrote:I was thinking the other day about setting up a group, in which we will try to read a book/do homework together. There are some chat rooms in math.stackexchange where people have done that (http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/2674/2012/3/2). I am having in mind some books that I want to read/do all the homework:
Atiyah's Commutative Algebra
Shafarevich Algebraic Geometry
Gerald J. Janusz : Algebraic Number Fields
Anyone wants to do that ?
Sounds like a cool idea. I have a fantasy of creating a math consortium of rogues and rejects if things don't work out. I'll take you up on the Algebraic Geometry book. How does it work? do you get a chat room and then meet periodically to work through problems?
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maffling wrote:longtm1989 wrote:I was thinking the other day about setting up a group, in which we will try to read a book/do homework together. There are some chat rooms in math.stackexchange where people have done that (http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/2674/2012/3/2). I am having in mind some books that I want to read/do all the homework:
Atiyah's Commutative Algebra
Shafarevich Algebraic Geometry
Gerald J. Janusz : Algebraic Number Fields
Anyone wants to do that ?
Sounds like a cool idea. I have a fantasy of creating a math consortium of rogues and rejects if things don't work out. I'll take you up on the Algebraic Geometry book. How does it work? do you get a chat room and then meet periodically to work through problems?
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