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Good place for physics grad school

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Current Employee - Teaching Assistant  in  Madison, WI
Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Madison, WI

I have been working at University of Wisconsin-Madison part-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Great school, quality professors in many disciplines, guaranteed funding for 5 years.

Cons

DIfficult to get a RA position as a theorist.

Recommends
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    Dull students, lack of academic air

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant  in  Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Madison, WI

    I have been working at University of Wisconsin-Madison full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It has such nice libraries.

    Cons

    HUGE gap in academic level between undergraduate & graduate bodies.
    Very hard to find smart, intellectually challenging people (as the majorities are undergrad).
    The campus is the downtown of the city, it is pretty crowded, parking space is not assigned to even professors.
    TA workload is HUGE as compared to other research schools.
    Stipend significantly smaller as compared to other research schools.
    Inter-disciplinary research opportunity is rare.
    Majority of population seem to have had little exposure to non-white ethnic minorities.

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    The school administrators seriously need to bring more academic, innovative atmosphere, removing party school culture.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Research associate

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    Current Employee - Research Associate  in  Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Madison, WI

    I have been working at University of Wisconsin-Madison full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good location, nice working place

    Cons

    It is kind of cold here at winter

    Recommends
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