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The best way to prepare an undergraduate student before entering scientific research

Math can be very useful in many fields of scientific endeavor, statistical analysis, and engineering. It can be useful in some fields of computer programming, but not as much as some would think. So ...
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The best way to prepare an undergraduate student before entering scientific research

While problems from mathematical olympiads can be fun and rewarding, I would claim that at your stage, they do not really prepare you for research.¹ These problems are very specific in their structure....
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The best way to prepare an undergraduate student before entering scientific research

Focusing on some terms in your two questions ... Problem solving is honed through disciplined practice. While some folks may have an inherent ability, most if not all folks benefit by focusing time ...
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The best way to prepare an undergraduate student before entering scientific research

Frankly, you are just at the beginning of your career in Mathematics and should give yourself more time. Hopefully, your program of studies will teach you how to make and formulate a valid proof. Once ...
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How do top graduate programs in mathematics verify the validity of an enrollee's undergraduate degree from abroad? E.g. IUM in Russia

Since the question is, by now, 5 year old, my answer is probably largely irrelevant to you but it might be useful to others. The statement "We don't have a lot of departments of pure mathematics....
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How do top graduate programs in mathematics verify the validity of an enrollee's undergraduate degree from abroad? E.g. IUM in Russia

I think you will find that most major global universities have a bureau dedicated to screening exchange partner universities. While the administrators of these bureaux are usually graduates themselves,...
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Funding for an Undergraduate Conference

It is possible although I would not get my hopes up. As a summer intern, you cannot so easily go to the local student union or the Dean and ask for support. Step 0 is to figure out if “local” (i.e. ...
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I am the joint recipient of an award (along with an unrelated person). Should I name them on my resume?

Echoing DavidA.Craven's comment, this does not appear to be something I would describe as a joint award, rather there are two separate awards. "Joint" implies some shared contribution, like ...
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