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Bare bones undergrad coursework, lack of experience in highly competitive subfield [duplicate]

I finished my 3rd year at a US public research university; however, since I switched majors 2.5 years into my studies (engineering to physics), I still have 2 more years to go. Because of this, I will ...
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Reporting multiple undergraduate GPAs for PhD applications? [duplicate]

I am looking for advice on how to present myself in the best light to future PhD programs in the humanities. I currently am completing my MA from a respectable state school in the subject that I ...
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How will a bad grade from a somewhat unrelated course look on applications? [duplicate]

I'm taking a second year genetics course as a math major (I was interested in bioinformatics, and I need genetics for that). I'm doing poorly in the course so far (I'm passing, but not with great ...
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Masters to PhD Program [duplicate]

If you have done well in undergrad (i.e one of the top students of the graduating class; physics and mathematics major with highest honors; with exposure to engineering) and have done a masters for 1-...
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Are practical experiences as valuable as academic research experiences? [duplicate]

I'm a non-U.S undergraduate Computer Science student and I want to get admission from an eminent U.S university for M.Sc./PHD. In my experiences, there are lots of practical records. From about 10 ...
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Failing a class senior year undergrad - applying to grad schools [duplicate]

I am currently a senior during my undergraduate degree in biology. I have also just applied to do my masters in public health. However, during my junior year I suffered from a subdural hematoma, and ...
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How do US professors consider about Chinese undergraduate candidates’ application for theoretical physics? [duplicate]

I heard they like students from their own university, and there is little chance that students from other colleges can be part of their research. Is that true?
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If an undergrad maths student publishes a paper in renowned journals, then will he be able to get chance in top universities? [duplicate]

My grades are average and I want to study mathematics in top institutions like cambridge, princeton etc. If I am able to publish a paper in mathematics in high impact journals, then will it be ...
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Will my UGPA keep my application from even being looked at, despite having turned things around? [duplicate]

I'm an international student who recently applied to CS Ph.D. programs in the US and this thought's been eating me up. My undergrad background isn't actually in CS. I was originally a literature major ...
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Can you get into a phd program in engineering with a failed semester [duplicate]

I really want to get my PhD in mechanical engineering. I have a good amount of research done but my GPA is only a 3.0. My first semester of my junior year my husband suddenly deployed right after we ...
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Will last semester grades before applying for PhD programs affect my chances? [duplicate]

I'm a student studying Industrial Engineering at a strong public research university in the US well-known for engineering, especially my field. I'll be applying to PhD programs this upcoming fall but ...
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W in transcript [duplicate]

I am in second year of Master course in physics. In the 2nd semester, I took a course in material science dept. called Solid State Physics, but then I dropped it because I took other Solid State ...
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Realistic odds of acceptance into a top 10 bioengineering program from an average public university [duplicate]

Essentially, I want to know if I'm suffering from imposter syndrome, or if I really am unlikely to be accepted to a top 10 PhD program in bioengineering. I go to a relatively average public ...
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How much a statement of purpose can help with PhD admission? [duplicate]

If I can write a convincing Statement of purpose which conveys why I choose the PhD program and show that I am well-prepared for the field, will it save other parts of my application? I read somewhere ...
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How will several Cs and one F affect my chances of gettting into a PhD program? [duplicate]

I'm a junior chemical engineering major who is interested in getting a PhD in chemical engineering. However, my grades in nearly all of my chemical engineering courses have been about a C and I've ...
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