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## Math Careers

Non-obvious careers for someone with a B.S. in Applied Mathematics? [more inside]

## What Major and Career Should I Look At If I Enjoy Math?

In studying for my Behavioral Statistics final (it’s a statistics class dealing with psychology research methods) I’ve realized something. I actually kind of enjoy math. As long as I don’t have to memorize formulas (as long as they are right there as I’m going through the work) it’s actually kind of comforting and fun. In fact, every math class I’ve taken in college (I’ve taken two remedial algebras, college algebra, and regular statistics before this class) I’ve enjoyed and made an A in.
I’m really struggling about what I want to major in (I’m in psychology but I don’t have it in the gas tank to get a PhD), but I know that a lot of people don’t like math. They don’t get it. I do, so I’ve got something there, right?
The only problem is, I don’t know what to do with it. These are the parameters… maybe you can think of something that fits? [more inside]

## Masters in maths? Difficulty level: Have bachelors in graphic design

Dear Mefites, a long time ago I got a degree in graphic design but never worked in the industry. Along the way I somehow (don't remember how or why or when) became interested in math and I finished a graduate diploma in maths as a distance learning course in my free time. I am considering applying for masters programmes in maths or related subjects but ... can I? Should I? [more inside]

## What does a professional statistician do?

(Good) jobs involving probability and statistics other than math teacher or actuary? [more inside]

## Exit strategy, please

I'm a math PhD student with two years left. I'm not sure I want a job in academia (but maybe I do). What should I be doing to maximise chances of success (whatever that means)? [more inside]

## I am 85% certain I want to be a teacher

I've been seriously considering becoming a high school math teacher. I have some experience teaching in a classroom, and lots of experience tutoring. What I'd like to know now - before I jump into an alternative degree program - is what it's actually like

*being*a teacher day in and day out. If I'm not going to be able to hack it, I'd rather know now. [more inside]## The area under the curve of the obesity epidemic is my future?

Help me find a career path or course of study that combines the topic I'm interested in (obesity and public health) with the methods I enjoy (applied math and computer science). [more inside]

## Math PhD with trouble getting academic job in US. What next?

I'm getting a PhD in math (very soon!) and having trouble getting a job. Help? [more inside]

## Disenfranchised math grad student seeks direction

I'm a second-year math grad student and all I know is math -- but I want out. What are my options? [more inside]

## What did YOU do with a math education?

So, what did YOU do with a math education? [more inside]

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