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by Ostonzi
Sat Nov 07, 2009 11:23 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Getting into this science...stuff
Replies: 8
Views: 1498

Re: Getting into this science...stuff

Um. I suggest you get the basics down first. Buy Larson's Calculus, Halliday Physics, Zumdahl Chemistry. I suggest you finish calculus 4 before college if you're going to be a math major. Also taking a proof based analysis class would be helpful. Contact professors from local universities and look f...
by Ostonzi
Sat Nov 07, 2009 11:18 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Do I have a chance at Caltech?
Replies: 13
Views: 2321

Re: Do I have a chance at Caltech?

This is a delusional post. You could have taken AP calculus in 8th grade, have a 2400, 36, 20 fives, valedictorian, student body president, and you will still have a low chance to get into Caltech. The general thing for math majors is usually a USAMO qualification or USAPhO finals qualification. Cou...
by Ostonzi
Sat Nov 07, 2009 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Mathematics and Biology
Replies: 46
Views: 4370

Re: Mathematics and Biology

Nowadays the standard of a hardcore science major at any top university would be Complex and real analysis since it has very recently become a standard among science majors to complete Calculus 3 in high school as a bare minimum.
Biochem/ochem/molbio/genetics require advanced calculus to apply.

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