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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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What to do when one failed a course in their early years in Bsc which is not part of their major subject

I am a 1st year Bachelor of science student from India, from a well reputed institution, and I want to take physics as my major. I am very passionate about it, and a few of the senior professors ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Applying to PhD programs with only 3 years of undergrad in the US

I am an undergraduate at UC Berkeley majoring in statistics. I can graduate in three years because of high school credits. I originally thought I should add another major or just take lots of extra ...
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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 ...
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