279 questions linked to/from How are Ph.D. applications evaluated in the US, particularly for weak or borderline students? Am I likely to get into school X?
As a MSc. in Civil Engineering what are my chances to find a fully funded Ph.D position in Bioinformatics? [duplicate]
Having graduated with sub 3.0 GPA BSc and MSc with a 3.5 GPA in civil engineering and despite currently working professionally, I am considering a possible career change into bioinformatics. ...
Is my GPA good enough for the graduate mathematics schools in the US? [duplicate]
I am an undergraduate engineering student in Azerbaijan, and my major is process automation; however, I intend to change it and study mathematics in one of the grad schools in the US. I received only ...
Effect of a "bad grade" in grad school applications [duplicate]
I had a "bad grade" in a class in my 4th year of undergraduate studies. The problem is that this class is crucial for the graduate program I intend to pursue. I got a 91%, which I know is a ...
Do grad school look at every application despite cGPA? For masters in urban planning [duplicate]
I attend McGill university and I have a learning disability (recorded by the school). During covid-19, adjusting was very difficult. Therefore, I do not have the best grades. However, since classes ...
PhD Application rejected [closed]
I have been applying for PhD and got rejected by eight schools so far in the US, the UK and Canada. I just completed my MSc in the UK with distinction. My supervisor who is a professor write me a good ...
Compensating for a bad undergraduate record so as to get into a good graduate school [duplicate]
I am currently a final-year undergraduate student of economics. I am among the top ten of my class. I am in Europe so my degree program would usually take me 3 years; I am going to complete it in two. ...
How to transfer to a better math grad school as a 1st year student? [closed]
I'm a 1st year math PhD student and wish to transfer. I applied to transfer fall 2023 to 16 schools but didn't get in anywhere. I'm going to try again, but first I'll answer why I wish to transfer and ...
How does the admissions process work for Ph.D. programs in Country X?
This is a special community wiki 'canonical' question that aggregates advice on a frequently-asked question. See this meta discussion. Please feel free to edit this question to improve it. Please give ...
How can I make up for weak grades (PhD level courses in master transcript) while applying for Ph.D. in economics?
I want to apply for Ph.D. in Economics in HK, US or Europe, but I met a problem. MY UNDERGRADUATE I am Chinese. My undergraduate was in Peking University majoring in Economics. Though it's one of ...
Can poor grades in a bachelor's affect working in academia?
I am a first year PhD student working in molecular simulation and GPU research. I have poor grades in my bachelor's (49%). Will this poor grade create a roadblock for me in the future if I want to ...
do I have chance to PhD program with masters GPA 3.5? [duplicate]
I study master in Anatomical Sciences it's my 3rd semester and my Gpa is 3.52 in my region, there is no master's program in Neuroscience so I could choose related programs I have 3 other semesters on ...
To what extent can good Honours marks and research experience make up for middling undergrad grades?
I am halfway through my Honours at an Australian University and am wanting some advice about grad school admissions and acceptance. Last year I got accepted into an honours program at one of the top ...
~2.85 GPA first semester at an Ivy for math. Options for to grad school?
I’m a math major at a ~T10 school (Ivy) about to start his freshman year second semester. I worked hard to be accepted and took several state university courses, both excelling in lower-level reqs and ...
How can I overcome bad/low GPA to graduate adimissions?
First: I want to do grad school, and I'm a undergraduate student. Now, I have a really bad GPA. My probable final GPA value will be 2.0, and I'm an international student. Still, I have two papers ...
How much does a poor major related course performance hurt for grad school, and how to come back from that? [duplicate]
I am a 3rd undergrad in physics in a university in United States and I just got my grades back for my final exams. I got a C in one of my major related classes (E&M, first 6 chapters of Griffiths)...