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I want to do MS in USA, My GPA 2.74. will I be eligible? [duplicate]

I want to do MS in USA, My GPA 2.74. will I be eligible? did anyone had same GPA?. your response is really helpful. Thank you
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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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How can I go about graduate school admissions? Lack of coursework, poor GPA [duplicate]

I'm an undergraduate in their penultimate year in the US, although for financial reasons I am thinking of graduating next month instead of next year. For a long time, I've wanted to go into academia: ...
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What should I do when getting a C in a core graduate course as an undergraduate planning to apply for grad school in applied math? [duplicate]

I'm a third year undergraduate student planning to apply for graduate school in applied math. I have done REU in applied math and had one conference paper. I had decent grades in my undergraduate math ...
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Getting into a MA or PhD (psych) program with a weak gpa due to recently resolved medical issues? Does work experience replace a weak gpa? [duplicate]

I have been attending a university in my home state for 6 years. My gpa at the end of this semester is on track to be 2.6 overall. My first four years of courses are not representative of my ...
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Would an F and repeating some C courses affect my Grad admissions [duplicate]

I am a 3rd year student in Communications Engineering undergrad. Previously I was a physics major for my freshman and half of my sophomore years (1 year and a half ). Unfortunately for my university ...
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Applying to PhD programs with only 3 years of undergrad in the US [duplicate]

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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What are my chances of admission to high-ranked PhD programs given my mediocre GRE taken in 2018 (154 V, 153 Q),but Master's degree in Yale? [duplicate]

So hey everyone! Basically I have been lately considering applying to a PhD in Political Science, 2 years after I finished my Master's degree in an Ivy League institution in a related field. As it ...
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Do master's degree grades affect graduate school applications? [duplicate]

Recently I got my master's degree from a relatively unknown university, (500-600 ranking). Due to psychological implications, (signs of severe clinical depression) of COVID quaranteens and other ...
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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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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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Is graduate school still an option for me? [duplicate]

I am a senior in Electrical Engineering. I always wanted to go to graduate school to at least get a Masters but I am now starting to doubt that it is even an option for me. GPA of 3.4ish with a major ...
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Poor Grades in CS Masters, Applying for Biology PhD [duplicate]

Thank you for your help in advance. I am considering PhD programs in the biology of aging. I am a 2020 college graduate with a Chemistry BA from a top 25 university in the US. During this time, I ...
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Is it still possible for me to get into a master's program in a quantitative field? [duplicate]

I am about to be a junior this Fall in college and I currently have a 2.6 GPA right now. I also don’t go to a very popular college and it’s located in the city. I have low grades and I am thinking ...
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What is the typical PhD application procedure in the US? [duplicate]

I am nearly finished with my master in mathematical finance. I have finished my thesis and have one course left to take. I am finishing it in a third world country and am interested in pursuing a PhD ...
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