Here are the features of an advanced graduate mathematics course:
- 24 hours of optional lectures over the course of the term;
- No homework, labs, guided assignments, quizzes, tests, previous year exams, or sample solutions;
- A concise syllabus;
- A list of recommended reading with about 5 items, with titles such as a Harvard University Press textbook;
- The final exam lasts three hours and consists of several problems with sub-items.
What would be an advisable way to properly prepare for the exam?