omephy wrote:I am going apply for grad schools in US. How hard it would be for me to survive in a mid level US grad school?
The Beast is right, we don't know anything about you. Still, mid-level schools aren't any easier really. No matter where you're at Jackson is still Jackson, research isn't easy. The top schools don't miraculously make physics harder, nor do the lower end schools make it any easier on you.