Questions tagged [deadlines]

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Apply for PhD before finishing my Master's degree

I am now in the middle of my master's degree and I plan to graduate in August 2015. I currently study in Germany and for most engineering students here it is common to finish the five-year program (3 ...
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What can I do one day before admissions deadline, if I believe my recommendation letter writer will not submit in time?

One of my professors this term promised to write me a recommendation letter for grad school. However, tomorrow is the deadline and her letter is not on the application website. She really liked me, so ...
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Deadline For PhD offer while waiting for other results

I have been offered a PhD position with full funding from my backup university, however they gave me a deadline of April 5th to either accept or decline their offer. I am still waiting for replies ...
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Multiple paper submission deadline extension (three times in few days)

Important Announcement – Paper Submission Deadline Extension The paper submission deadline has been extended to May 25, 2015 June 1, 2015. This is the third extension of the deadline for the meeting ...
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Can late recommendation letters have a negative impact on grad school application?

I am currently applying to some graduate programs. The schools I am applying to have all required recommendation letters from 3 people, and for many of the schools, the application deadline was today. ...
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Is there any preference given based on how far in advance of the deadline a graduate application is submitted?

During graduate studies online application submission period, is there any preference given for an applicant if he/she submits his application at the beginning of that period compared with someone who ...
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How long it takes for GRE score to be delivered to graduate school?

I would like to know how long it takes for a General computer based GRE score to be delivered to graduate school in US. Some graduate schools mention do not take GRE later than specific date so I am ...
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What to do when an advisor repeatedly changes graduation requirements?

My friend is a PhD student in the "Jessica" computer science lab. Before beginning, he and Dr. Jessica came to a verbal understanding that he'd be allowed to graduate in time for a job offer scheduled ...
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Knowing that most students submit assignments right around the deadline, is it advisable not to set deadline that is very late at night?

Like many on this site, I use a Moodle-type online Content Management System to give assignments to my students, and receive the finished work for grading. This is in a traditional context where the ...
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Why are (galley) proof requests given such a short deadline?

Often the publisher requests to get the proof within 24 hours when it's ready. What are the reasons for making this so short? Do they want the authors to not make too many changes? EDIT: The email I ...
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“Due to many requests, the submission deadline has been extended” is this real?

following different CS conferences I see the following phrase very often: Due to many requests, the submission deadline has been extended. Or something similar to this. I won't overestimate if I ...
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How strict are paper revision deadlines?

I recently received a "revise and resubmit" decision for a submission to an Elsevier journal, and the deadline to resubmit is in about 5 weeks. Since I have to consult with my coauthors for my ...
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What are “post-deadline paper submissions”?

I'm still in the beginnings of my life as a graduate student researcher. My advisor is pushing me to submit my work to upcoming conferences. Now, I'm a complete novice to these procedures, so I began ...
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Can I submit application on the deadline?

If grad schools says the deadline is Jan. 15th, do I have to submit application before Jan. 15th? Or I can still submit on Jan. 15th?
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Journal publishing timetables

I am about to submit my first article to a peer-reviewed journal. I have basically already decided which one, but I have a shortlist and am still in principle considering my options. One of the ...
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How to write the Graduate Coordinator regarding admission

I have received an admission offer* from a US University for PhD program with full tuition waiver plus a TA offer. The deadline of accepting the offer is April 15. Graduate coordinator wrote me that ...
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Can deadlines for PhD admission in US be approximated?

I am expecting to finish my masters degree in computer science by mid October and then I was planning to apply for a PhD program this year. My question is, how much time will I have after being done ...
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Do you necessarily need to wait one year before attending a PhD in the US?

I see many LinkedIn profiles from Ivy League graduates that start a Ph.D. program only a few months after they get their Bachelor's (assuming that they graduate early in the summer). Given that ...
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GRE: how important is it to get it in time?

I am student at a UK institution and looking to apply for a PhD programme in the USA. The application deadlines are nearing and I haven't taken the GRE general test yet. It seems that if I take the ...
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Consequence of declining an accepted offer after the universal deadline 15th April

This is my cousin's problem. In the first week of March he was offered a PhD offer (Upper Middle ranked School in USA) in Physics and he received his I-20 to get the visa.The admit was fully funded. ...
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What does UTC-12 timezone mean for a submission deadline?

I look at this website: https://time.is/UTC-12 and it tells me that there's a 6 hour time difference between UTC-12 and ET. I know about an AoE timezone that as long as it's xPM in any part of the ...