Podcast (Podcast's title (The science of student's life, The…
The science of student's life
The UniCast - education, science and student's life
Topics to cover
So You want to obtain a Master's
How many per cent of students go to grad school?
What is the fraction of STEM vs Humanities?
What is the salary difference between BS, MS and PhD?
How many per cent drop off?
What is Master's?
Wrong concept of "proceeding or keeping on" your studies
Narrowing your field of study
It is not possible to become an expetr in physics, but it is possible to orient well and deep enough in part of it (nuclear physics or materials science). Expert part is about PhD probably.
Changing the field of study
Why Master's diploma itself will not do any good?
Someone who worked with laser, bam - you did some laser-based spectroscopy for example
Try to make people see the relevant side
Person in the description basically you, exept they need a LabView skills you don't have one skill.
Networking and contacts
via academic stuff - professors
In your knowledge or at least that you can fill up the gaps
In your goals and ambitions
Is there a wrong specialization for Master's degree?
Choose specialty you love and you are interested in
I am STEM, I hate law and economy
Your Bachelor's and Master's specializations don't have to be the same, especially if you hated your Bachelor's major.
Yes, if you did bachelor's in chemistry of law and then decided to do your Master's in art or history, this will raise some questions, but who cares? Explain why you do it in motivation.