Question: Physicists, have you ever felt like you couldn't do it?
If you are far into studying physics at college or you have already graduated, throughout school have you ever felt like you could not do it? I am getting ready to enter college and I want to enter the field of Physics, but I hear some people say how hard it is and then I doubt myself.
Yep, it is pretty challenging. Physics is without a doubt the smallest major at any university on average. If you can handle the math, you can handle the physics, in my opinion. All of physics is based heavily on calculus, so if you do poor in Calc 1, 2, or 3 and make Cs or Bs, you should probably consider another major. It requires much more study than the average major and unlike a degree like say business, liberal arts, communications, etc., unless you are very passionate about it, it is difficult to do well in it.
When you doubt yourself, no one else can help you.
I want to learn the art of swimming. Definitely I need the help of some experts . But the experts cannot help me if I refuse to enter into water. And they cannot swim on behalf of me.
There are people to discourage me by saying that swimming is not an easy one. Whom should I hear ========================================…
Well, it's hard in the amount of time that you have to put in to study. Sometimes, to study the amount that is required to understand a topic takes a lot of willpower. Some people can't hang, and so they just give up or fall asleep and lose interest. So to succeed, you really need two important things:
1) Passion in learning, which will inspire you to stay awake in class and eat up every word the Professor spits out (Physics is a very interesting subject, in my opinion, so inspiration is easily found, but can easily be crushed by the difficulty)
2) Dedication to succeed, to do the work that is necessary to put in the time to study, to strive for an A - not just a pass - and to get you through the times when you aren't feeling it. There's no way around studying hard... no short cuts... if any, the short cuts are still quite long.