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dude that's the wrong test.

the Math GRE SUBJECT test.
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math GRE subject test might be the hardest math test there is
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Do it only if somebody else pays for it.


Otherwise, you'll likely waste both money and time, and not just time.
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dude that's the wrong test.

the Math GRE SUBJECT test.
http://www.amazon.com/Cracking-Mathe...e+subject+test

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You have to take the math subject GRE for Computer Science?

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http://www.amazon.com/GRE-Mathematic.../dp/0878916377

http://www.ets.org/s/gre/pdf/practice_book_math.pdf
http://www.math.ucsb.edu/mathclub/GRE/
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Are you wanting to go PhD or MS?

If you're thinking Applied Math MS, University of Washington offers one that is purely online. Their distance education setup is pretty darn good too. I know because they'll let you watch all the lectures as an on campus student.

Pros of distance:
- Don't have to move & can keep current job
- Can watch morning lectures in the afternoon/evening
- Most professors hold online skype/google chat office hours for the distance people, if you like those sorts of things

Cons of distance:
- Testing requires you set up a proctor with the Distance Learning People
- Turning in assignments can be a pain depending on the professor
- No TA to offset the tuition/fees

It's a top 20 school in applied math. As far as the degree itself they have business tracks, scientific computing tracks, and bio-math tracks. fwiw.

They also have a top 10 CS school that you can take a few classes from to satisfy MS requirements for AMATH without trying to get in to the computer science program.
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But not sure why you'd take the Math GRE if not doing a math program. If you're doing CS, not sure if you'd really like doing a PhD or Master's in CS or if you just like being a programming nerd.
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Are you wanting to go PhD or MS?

If you're thinking Applied Math MS, University of Washington offers one that is purely online. Their distance education setup is pretty darn good too. I know because they'll let you watch all the lectures as an on campus student.

Pros of distance:
- Don't have to move & can keep current job
- Can watch morning lectures in the afternoon/evening
- Most professors hold online skype/google chat office hours for the distance people, if you like those sorts of things

Cons of distance:
- Testing requires you set up a proctor with the Distance Learning People
- Turning in assignments can be a pain depending on the professor
- No TA to offset the tuition/fees

It's a top 20 school in applied math. As far as the degree itself they have business tracks, scientific computing tracks, and bio-math tracks. fwiw.

They also have a top 10 CS school that you can take a few classes from to satisfy MS requirements for AMATH without trying to get in to the computer science program.
Sounds like a good deal. How many classes are you able to realistically take and survive at work (and exams).
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Wait nvm, I think the book you linked to is the good one, CS. I vaguely recall the one I linked to being a set of ridiculously hard exams that felt way over the level of the actual test.
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