I double degreed (if that's a word!) in physics and something else completely unrelated to physics for my undergrad. And for various reasons too complicated to relate here, I'm now in a masters program for the other field. I'll graduate from that program by the end of this year (for a total of 1 year).
So the question is, how shall I approach this in my application? I love the other field, but I know all along that I'll go to physics grad school eventually. (Partly why I entered the masters programs is that I'm afraid that I won't have any time for anything else once I go to physics grad school...). I don't want the admission committee to think that I"m no serious about physics!
So should I not mention this masters thing at all (but then I somehow need to explain what I did during the "gap" year)?
Or let the masters degree somehow appear in the app (since many school asks for what degrees I have anyways), but not mention it anywhere else?
Or give it a small mention in my SOP (but would it bring to attention that I spent significant amount of time doing something not physics)?