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What to write in first mail to a role-model researcher for PhD position? [duplicate]

I have been following a researcher since last three years and have read all most all of his research papers (whichever is freely available). At the same time, I have been continuously upgrading my ...
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Writing emails to prospective professors about Phd [duplicate]

So i am in process of emailing professors regarding Phd Program in HCI. I was thinking of explaining about my MS thesis , 3 journal publications I had in MS and my research activities during Masters ...
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DOs and DON'Ts about asking PhD info to a Professor via email? [duplicate]

I have serious doubts about how to ask PhD info to a professor, via email. Is there a possibility that a professor don't want to answer me? What I have to avoid to increase the possibility to obtain a ...
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contacting advisor before admission can be helpful? [duplicate]

I am an Mphil student from India. My field of interest is complex analysis. I plan to go abroad for my PhD. I know the process of GRE exams and all. But I want to ask, is talking to any professor, ...
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How to email professors as a prospective grad student? [duplicate]

I asked a similar question before, (Mentioning Professors in math PhD applications) but I want to ask specifically about emailing professors I want to work with. I want to do a math PhD, and ...
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Contacting Faculty While Applying For PhD programmes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Contacting professors for PhD vacancies I will be applying for PhD programs (particularly TCS) for Fall, 2013. Should I personally try contact advisors for this purpose? At ...
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Relationship with potential Phd dissertation supervisor [duplicate]

If there's a particular scholar I'd like to study under how should I carry out my initial correspondence with them? I haven't yet sent out my applications but am wondering what kind of correspondence ...
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Making a joke in an email asking for a PhD vacancy?

In How to contact professors for PhD vacancies?, Suresh suggests (and I believe most of you agree with this): Think about their work. Find something intelligent to say (even a question). I have ...
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How to research about professors wisely?

The application season is coming, and I'm going to spam the mailbox of every professors. OK, just kidding, but not completely untrue. Of course I will do my homework. As Anonymous said, it is fine ...
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Number of potential PhD advisors at a school

Past advice suggests that potential PhD students should be wary of attending schools with only one professor in their subfield. If you have problems with your advisor and want to switch, having that ...
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How to search for USA PhD Studentships?

findaphd.com is an excellent website to search for PhD studentships (PhD funding on specific projects) in the UK. Also, UK universities often advertise PhD studentship opportunities in their "job ...
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Appropriate time for contacting professors after PhD enrolment

Assume that one has begun a PhD program at a university which allows a student to choose an advisor after his/her first year in the program and the student has narrowed down to a couple of potential ...
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What is the process for PhD applications and contacting professors in France?

I would like to apply to a PhD program in France, but I am having trouble understanding the admission process. How should/could I submit my application? Is it proper to contact the Professor I would ...
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How to contact a foreign professor and ask him to cooperate in a research work?

I have completed my Msc. degree and I proposed an invention based on my thesis subject before I had defended my thesis but I have not registered it till now. My professor offered me to fabricate the ...
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Contacting potential advisers before deadlines

I am applying to PhD programs in physics in US. Majority of the deadlines are in one week from now. My question is, does that help at all at this time to contact potential advisers and let them know ...