Outta touch for 3 Years-Where to start?

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mithunpaul
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Outta touch for 3 Years-Where to start?

Postby mithunpaul » Sat Jun 21, 2008 9:57 am

Hi all, I passed out 3 years before from my UG and had to be in the Software Industry because of some family financial constraints. Now that they are kinda settled am planning to apply for my graduate studies. I am completely out of touch since the last 3 years because I have been working in the Software Industry.Should mention my UG grades are also bad and hence taking the Subject GRE and doing well is the only option am left with. My question is simple, where do i start from?I know you'd say old text books, but frankly that is a bit unrealistic. Is there some coaching guide, which I can take as my primary thread, through the course of studying which I can keep going back and referring my text books?

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Re: Outta touch for 3 Years-Where to start?

Postby grae313 » Sun Jun 29, 2008 12:33 pm

mithunpaul wrote:Hi all, I passed out 3 years before from my UG and had to be in the Software Industry because of some family financial constraints. Now that they are kinda settled am planning to apply for my graduate studies. I am completely out of touch since the last 3 years because I have been working in the Software Industry.Should mention my UG grades are also bad and hence taking the Subject GRE and doing well is the only option am left with. My question is simple, where do i start from?I know you'd say old text books, but frankly that is a bit unrealistic. Is there some coaching guide, which I can take as my primary thread, through the course of studying which I can keep going back and referring my text books?


The ETS website has a list of the topics that are covered. I'd say, use this and study those topics. Work as many problems as you can from a comprehensive lower division text like Halliday and Resnick. When you think you are refreshed on your undergraduate physics, take a practice test to see how you are doing. Look at the answers to the questions you got wrong on GREphysics.net.




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