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Do I have a chance at an MSc in Machine Learning/AI with low grades? [duplicate]

I am currently applying to a Master's programme at a strong university in the UK and began doubting my chances of getting in. I completed my Bachelor's degree in Mathematics at a large research ...
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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 ...
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Will I get rejected because PI cannot show funding? [closed]

I applied to Cornell's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for PhD program. I have talked with PI before submitting the application. I have 3.9 GPA from Master , 2 publications and one paper as ...
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Climbing the ∞ university well - Theoretical Physics [closed]

I'm an MPhys student who almost finished his undergraduate. I'm doing a masters in theoretical physics next year, probably at Kings College London. I have been rejected by Imperial and Cambridge(Part ...
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European BS - American PhD (Graduate Admission) [closed]

I posted something similar a while back and it was closed, but I believe this post will be more suited for discussion. I'm heading to Europe from the U.S. to complete my BS in physics. I intend on ...
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Can one "turn" his college record around? [duplicate]

Vague question, I know. But allow me to explain it. I'm a second-year undergrad student in Physics. I entered in the pandemics, and, due to laziness and some personal issues, up to this point, I don't ...
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A couple questions regarding graduate studies [closed]

I am currently a first year physics undergraduate in a obscure university in a obscure country. My goal is to continue on to obtain a PhD in physics from the best university I possibly can in order to ...
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If you're already out of your school, what's the best way to validate that you are a good student, it's just that circumstances hindered you?

We all have certain phases in life where we fail to give our 100% for some reason. Some get it earlier in life, while some get it later. For me that phase was university. I could not get good grades ...
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What does a taught Master's admission board consider important?

I am currently in my last semester of BS degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics. I am in the middle of applying for a number of taught Master's programmes in both the US and in Asia, most of ...
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Can I get funding for graduate study in the US with 3.4-3.5 GPA and 3 Cs in undergrad? [closed]

I'm from the Middle East, and I'm pursuing my bachelor's degree in Physics. I am looking for scholarship opportunities in the U.S., but I'm concerned about my GPA. I anticipate graduating with a GPA ...
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Undergraduate school affecting acceptance to a prestigious graduate school [closed]

Currently, I am just about to finish my sophomore year in an undergraduate school studying computer science. I am worried about my current school impacting whether or not I will get in to a ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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