quizivex wrote:If you score very well on the physics GRE, then the quantitative section will become irrelevant because it will be clear that you know basic math very well too, easily better than what an 800Q would indicate.
will wrote:But how can you be a physicist if you can't read a pie chart? Pie charts are mad important in science.
will wrote:My actual point was that the GRE math is too simple to accurately determine someone's mathematics ability for the purpose of doing graduate work in physics. It does not surprise me that so many physics applicants ace the section, but as perhaps a hypothetical graduate admissions decision-maker, I seriously doubt I could interpret anything whatsoever about a student based on it.
myass wrote:Physics GRE score should be above somewhere between 700 to 800. We don't care whether you get 900 or 800.
aditi405 wrote:all of you have a solid background in physics. most of u all have published stuff and have awesome backgrounds in research. all i did was work on one single project which i still haven't completed. so even if i get a good score, a damn good score i won't get into the good colleges. but what is surprising on this forum is that no one really talks much about harvard. everyone seems to think it's overhyped. even tho i was brought up to believe harvard is the mecca for physics.
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