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How much does it hurt admissions if I don't take an essential class until after I apply to schools?

I've asked a related question about dealing with two courses that I need that are scheduled at the same time. I'm not sure if I'll be able to get it resolved yet, and so it's been on my mind. One of ...
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What is the effect of F grades caused by administrative errors on graduate schools? [closed]

Last year, I went to exchange credit with another university. During course registration, I applied for a graduate class in another department by purely clicking mistake. I explained that the school ...
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Will a few Cs and Ds in my MSc badly affect my chances of acceptance to a PhD? [closed]

I have an M.Sc in Physics. We had 16 theory papers, and eight lab papers, coursework-based M.Sc. Theory-- I have A in 4, B in 5, C in 5, D in 2 Lab- O in 5, A in 2, B in 1 I have an overall CGPA Of 7....
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Transferring PhD programs after leaving a PhD due to medical issues

Let's say that I was given unacceptable conditions for returning from medical leave; basically I had to self-fund at least the following year of a physics PhD. Knowing that doing so would result in a ...
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Can I report my math GPA instead of major (CS and math) GPA when applying to graduate school?

So I'm a combined Math/CS major wanting to do grad school for pure math. My GPA my first 3 semesters was terrible, and I got my shit together after that. While I have all A's in math courses, my ...
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Thoughts on graduate school application consultant?

I plan to apply to graduate programs to get a master's degree. My undergraduate GPA isn't impressive (3.067, can I round that to 3.1 on my résumé?). I completed a certificate program in geographic ...
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Do Canadian universities defer to the grade conversion scale of a foreign univerisity or do they follow their own? [closed]

I'm planning to apply this year to several Ph.D. programs at different universities in Canada. The school where I finished my master's degree (outside Canada) uses a percentage grading system where a ...
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Pursuing PhD in Programming Languages/ Compilers [closed]

I am currently working as a software developer. Of recent I have developed interest in programming languages ever since I started learning Lisp. I have started myself using Clojure(a dialect of Lisp ...
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How does the admissions process work for Ph.D. programs in the UK, particularly for weak or borderline students? [closed]

Related: How does the admissions process work for PhD. programs in the US, particularly for weak or borderline students? When applying to a PhD program in UK (where GRE is not accepted), how does the ...
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What are the prospects of a Math Master student applying to Finance PhD programs? [closed]

What are the prospects of a Math Master student applying to top tier Finance PhD program? So here's a little bit of my background. I'm currently in my second year of my Mathematics master degree,...
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Should I explain my "NP" grade in my statement of purpose?

Here's my situation. I am struggling with it for weeks. I am a math major applying to Ph.D. programs (pure math). I have a 3.94 major GPA, but in my sophomore year, I got an NP (no pass) in a math ...
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Effect of Master's grades on PhD application to top unis in Europe

I am a master's student in stem cell biology at one of the TUs in Germany. It's been one year of my program and my current grade average is 2.2 GPA almost equivalent to 75-80%. The thing is I am ...
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One bad exam that might influence my chances later on [closed]

I'm currently a master's student in a 2-year European program in Theoretical Physics at a top 20 university worldwide. I got back my first grades set. I am very encouraged by my results, but at the ...
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Graduate Admissions and Earlier Programs

I began an undergraduate program in subject A and because of circumstances outside of my control (receiving threats from someone with a history of violence against me), had to repeatedly withdraw from ...
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Is it possible for me to get into a PhD program with low GPA [closed]

PhD programs I’ve applied to: UTD, NYU, UMD, MIT, U of Florida, Stanford, PSU, UPenn, U of Chicago, MSU, USC, CMU, Purdue, Columbia, HKU, Background: Education: Bachelor: Hengyang Normal University( ...
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