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How appreciated is "Part III" in the US?

Part III of the Tripos is reasonably well known amongst professional mathematicians. I can't comment on physics. Good marks would surely boost your competitiveness for PhD slots in math. Having taken ...
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How appreciated is "Part III" in the US?

I am just finishing Part III after doing an MSc in my home country and my focus has been on the topics in theoretical physics that you listed. As others have pointed out, by the time applications are ...
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How appreciated is "Part III" in the US?

I am not qualified to say whether you are adequate in math already to undertake the type of research topic you favour at PhD level or not. But rather than simply take the word of those providing the ...
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Under what circumstances is it appropriate to have video cameras as part of exam proctoring?

This is definitely the kind of thing that can be regulated or disallowed under university policies. There are privacy concerns that different institutions may value in different ways. In the US, FERPA ...
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How appreciated is "Part III" in the US?

Where are you now? I am guessing not at either Cambridge nor Oxford. You will have a master in physics already in time but not from either of those universities(?). Do you want a second master in ...
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How appreciated is "Part III" in the US?

As a physicist who has moved between the US and UK, and thus has experience with both systems, my advice is that part III (or the equivalent at Oxford) it not really a good idea if your main goal is ...
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How appreciated is "Part III" in the US?

Disregard replies that says 50k is too much if you can afford it. Also, there is a cliche, the only certain thing in life is uncertainty so you may or may not get admission to top PhD programs. But, I ...
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