is econometrics the hardest undergrad class i will ever take?

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  1. ppllzz

    ppllzz Senior member

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    seems even worse than real analysis [​IMG]
     


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    Have you done organic chemistry?
     


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    Nantucket Red "Mr. Fashionista"

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    One of my best friends in college got really envious of my studying classical Japanese when he was taking econometrics.
     


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    seems even worse than real analysis [​IMG]

    There are probably harder classes in pure math and physics. But there are none as competitive as those you take with pre-meds (like Orgo).
     


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    seems even worse than real analysis [​IMG]

    It can be either easy or exceedingly difficult depending on whether you are good at math/calculus/statistics.
     


  6. ppllzz

    ppllzz Senior member

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    hmm thats true. i took intro chem and bio and promptly decided premed was not for me. i have heard stories about orgo.
     


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    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    seems even worse than real analysis [​IMG]
    Nothing is worse than analysis.
     


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    poorsod Senior member

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    Nothing is worse than analysis.

    Really? Not even Number Theory or Abstract Algebra? I find analysis much more tangible.
     


  9. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    Really? Not even Number Theory or Abstract Algebra? I find analysis much more tangible.
    Those were never even on my radar, but I am sure they suck as well. Analysis, looking back, was a good course. During the process it was the shits.
     


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    If you have to ask this question, the answer is probably yes. [​IMG]
     


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    It can be either easy or exceedingly difficult depending on whether you are good at math/calculus/statistics.

    Being good at real analysis has nothing to do with how good you are at calc or stats. Completely different topics of math.

    Nothing is worse than analysis.

    Agreed.

    Really? Not even Number Theory or Abstract Algebra? I find analysis much more tangible.

    Abstract algebra isn't that bad actually. Pure math courses are some of the hardest math courses I have ever taken, and graduate real analysis is probably one of the hardest courses I ever sat in (I majored in physics and took plenty of grad physics classes).
     


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    Being good at real analysis has nothing to do with how good you are at calc or stats. Completely different topics of math.

    I think the question was about econometrics, not analysis.
     


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    econometrics = [​IMG]
     


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    Yes for a first year grad (Been there done that) however you will not realise how important the concepts are later once you get into a business career. If you can master this and numbers you will standout from all the pretenders amongst work colleagues. Persevere with it.
     


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    The hardest class you will take will be an 8 am on either Monday morning or whatever morning is after $2 pitcher & $1 shooter night.

    The professionals build their class schedule around specials nights at the bars

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