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(Potentially) Low GPA with No Reserach Experience, Am I Screwed for math PhD program? [duplicate]
I am a Japanese junior student who is thinking of applying to the PhD program(Applied Mathematics/Statistics) in the U.S. for the 2021 cycle, but I think I have an incredibly low chance to be accepted ...
Getting into grad school with a bad record. [duplicate]
So I'm currently in junior year of my undergrad as an Electrical Engineering major. As of this moment my GPA's 3.25; however, throughout my college career I've had to retake courses multiple times in ...
Is it possible for average students to get admitted in good colleges for MS? [duplicate]
So, if I get a 320 plus GRE score and have a CGPA of 7.0 with no research paper but a lot of social and extracurricular activities, is it possible for me to get admitted to a good college in USA? I ...
Post-Bac Program Help Low GPA [duplicate]
I'm an undergraduate student studying computer science in my last year. I graduate in Spring 2017. I have a 2.97 GPA. I will likely have a 3.0-3.1 when I graduate. I want to end up at a top university ...
Interested in Neuroscience programs but lack research experience & grades [duplicate]
About me: I'm in my last year of undergraduate studies majoring in cognitive science at a very prestigious university. I'm very interested in going to graduate school for neuroscience. My concerns: ...
How badly will bad grades impact future college and career life? [duplicate]
So, I'm currently an upcoming sophomore in undergrad and my grades during freshman year weren't the best. I got a F during my second semester which gave me an overall freshman GPA of 2.9 I'm not too ...
Bad undergraduate grades, decent research experience, what are the chances of PhD admits? [duplicate]
I'm an undergraduate student in Electronics and Electrical Engineering but am more interested in research in computer science and have decent research experience. I have done a summer internship at a ...
What GRE verbal score is needed for a non-native English speaker to get into math or applied math PhD programs in the USA? [duplicate]
I am an international student whose native language is not English. I am planning to apply for a Phd program in math or applied math in US in the future and general GRE test is a requirement. From ...
I want to make a PhD thesis but my qualifications are bad .. do I have any chance [duplicate]
This is my question: I want to do a thesis but my qualifications are bad so I do not know if I will be able to find a thesis advisor. What can I do? Are there universities who do not care about ...
Can the GRE Sub in Psychology compensate for my low GPA? [duplicate]
I am a psychology student. My GPA is quite low: 3.6 for first 3 years but 2.8 for last 3 years ( I spent 6 years in undergrad because I transferred and lost 2 years of credits). However, I will have a ...
Will low grades for a minor on my trascript affect my chances of getting into grad school? [duplicate]
So, I started out as an Information Technology major and now decided to pursue Psychology. I wanted to also pursue a minor in Computer Science instead because I am 1 class away from a minor. I am ...
Terrible undergraduate transcripts. Everything else is good. Is it still worth applying to a Ph.D program in economics in a top 30 U.S. university? [duplicate]
I am an international student who is thinking of applying to a Ph.D program in economics at some top 30 economics departments in the U.S. I have a bachelor's and a master's degree in economics. My GRE,...
Using Industry experience to recover from bad undergrad record [duplicate]
I graduated 2 years ago from a (frankly shitty) US state school with a 2.9 GPA and a Bachelor's of Arts in Computer science and no research experience. I am well aware that this is a very poor ...
How does grad school view a consistent B average in a course sequence? [duplicate]
I'm a math major, and in an undergraduate real analysis sequence I got a B- and B over the two semesters. A year later I took the first year graduate real analysis sequence and got a B+ and a B over ...
Applying to Math PhD programs from Weak Undergraduate [duplicate]
First, some information about me. I’m a senior at a small liberal arts school at the US (I will be graduating in 3 years because I took a bunch of college courses in high school), and my heart is set ...