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?
Are there "restart" mechanisms for candidates seeking a graduate admission with a mediocre undergraduate record? [closed]
To take one example, the University of Pittsburgh offers certificate programs equivalent to a minor to non-degree students, and also offers a chance at a "second" bachelor's degree. Suppose there was ...
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 ...
Valuing Proprietary Research for Grad Admissions
I am a second-year Math and CS undergraduate in the US. I am beginning to consider my prospects for graduate school, or possibly industry research. My research experience thus far is from an ...
What can I do in my last semester to improve my chances of admission to physics PhD with a poor GPA? [duplicate]
I am transitioning from EE to Physics in MS program. I am taking courses required for my research. Also, I am taking courses that will help me in finding employment after MS. Due to this act of ...
How do admissions committees perceive poor grades in "core" classes in the major, for students with better grades in "harder" classes?
I prefer to avoid the "do I have what it takes to get in?" question, and would rather focus on how a particular graduate committee contemplates a few poor grades on a transcript, particularly in core ...
Advice - Entering/completing MS program to increase competitiveness for PhD programs? [closed]
This fall, I am planning on applying to PhD programs as a graduated student. However, I’m having to make up for an abysmal undergrad - 3.23 GPA, very very intro research experience, and not too many ...
Transitioning back to science after working outside of the field?
I went to university studying Immunology but university as a whole was rough for me because I was a poor international student (on scholarship) and my mental health was really bad in general. I ...
Getting into phd [duplicate]
I'm from India and needed some suggestions for PhD admissions . I have completed my undergraduate this year with physics as my major. I have 2 gap years after my high school . How much does gap years ...
Does Relevant Industry Experience help with PhD application in US for Applied Science Fields? [duplicate]
I am now pursuing a master in Optics in Germany and decide to apply to PhD programs of Optics/Applied Physics/ECE in US for 2023fall. My research interest is on experimental quantum information. Here ...