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What are the most efficient steps I can take to be accepted into a great PH.D Psychology Program? [duplicate]

I want to get a PhD in psychology. I have a computer Science /minor in math with a 2.9. I worked two jobs while in school (as a software technician and a Calculus tutor) and I have one year experience ...
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How much a statement of purpose can help with PhD admission? [duplicate]

If I can write a convincing Statement of purpose which conveys why I choose the PhD program and show that I am well-prepared for the field, will it save other parts of my application? I read somewhere ...
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Is having a good yearly GPA (over 3.0) for 2 years useful for Masters even if my overall GPA is low (under 3.0) [duplicate]

I am going to graduate in 6 years from a 4 year major (Applied Mathematics) due to health reasons (diabetes, depression etc.) I passed 70 credits so far, with 79 more to go. Average of my 70 credits ...
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Improving chances of entering a Theoretical Physics program in the US [duplicate]

I am a current undergraduate student majoring in Physics in a US institution. I am thinking of doing my PhD in Theoretical Physics also in a US institution. I think I know the basic things I should do ...
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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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How much does extracurricular matter for admission to PhD program in Computer Science? [duplicate]

I graduated with a B.S. in "Computer & Information Sciences" from a small, insignificant liberal arts school. My overall CGPA was 3.86 and my major CGPA was 3.80. Average GPA, but I am worried ...
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Pure Math PhD Application with an accidental F (But with some rescue action) [duplicate]

There are certain concerns that say this might be duplicate of this question: How does the admissions process work for Ph.D. programs in the US, particularly for weak or borderline students?. However, ...
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Any tips when applying from Master's to PhD programs at different institutions? [duplicate]

I'm most likely going to be defending my master's thesis by December of this year, so I can graduate. Depending on the results, my work could be submitted for publication or not. My program is ...
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Bare bones undergrad coursework, lack of experience in highly competitive subfield [duplicate]

I finished my 3rd year at a US public research university; however, since I switched majors 2.5 years into my studies (engineering to physics), I still have 2 more years to go. Because of this, I will ...
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Applying to PhD programs in mathematics, how to address (now resolved) health issues that affected GPA and subject GRE scores? [duplicate]

I want to apply to a doctoral program in mathematics (I am currently a master's student) that is strong in algebra. The schools I found that have what I am interested in are "tier 1" schools with very ...
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Reporting multiple undergraduate GPAs for PhD applications? [duplicate]

I am looking for advice on how to present myself in the best light to future PhD programs in the humanities. I currently am completing my MA from a respectable state school in the subject that I ...
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How will a bad grade from a somewhat unrelated course look on applications? [duplicate]

I'm taking a second year genetics course as a math major (I was interested in bioinformatics, and I need genetics for that). I'm doing poorly in the course so far (I'm passing, but not with great ...
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Universities recommandations and choices [duplicate]

I'm a tunisian student, i have a dream to persuit masters educations in a better university in Europe, USA, UK or Canada. I have a Bachelor degree (Licentiate, BAC+3) in computer science and ...
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Realistic odds of acceptance into a top 10 bioengineering program from an average public university [duplicate]

Essentially, I want to know if I'm suffering from imposter syndrome, or if I really am unlikely to be accepted to a top 10 PhD program in bioengineering. I go to a relatively average public ...
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