TakeruK wrote:Are you able to take free online courses in the core physics classes? You only need to know up to the 3rd year of undergraduate physics courses to know enough material to do well. Take a look at the Physics GRE topics tested and make sure you take a free online class in those topics. Usually, this means classes in:
Two freshman/first year physics courses that cover basic things like classical mechanics, waves, optics, etc. (Usually this is taught as a year long course at most universities)
A basic physics laboratory course, particularly for things like error analysis
Quantum Mechanics (one course, but not the "modern physics" course)
Electromagnetism (one course beyond freshman/first year level)
Special Relativity (usually taught as part of "modern physics" course)
I think the minimum knowledge would be these 7 courses, normally taught within the first 3 years of a physics degree. Finding online or self-teaching these courses would help you a lot.
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