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Switching research areas & PI expectations

I'm an undergraduate, 3/5 years. I've worked in the same basic-genetics lab for three years now (mostly part time, 6 months of full-time). I'm hoping to apply for MD/PhD programs doing computational ...
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Asking for recommendation letter before beginning internship

I will be going for my undergraduate thesis under a professor (at a different institute than my home university) in May 2018. I will work with him from May - December 2018. I plan to apply to graduate ...
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Should I submit one strong recommendation letter or one strong letter and one weaker letter?

I'm a third year undergraduate engineering student in India. I am applying for a research program at a foreign university which will start at the end of my third year. This internship program ...
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Recommendation letter from assistant professor vs professor

Which one will be given more importance? A strong recommendation from a new assistant professor or an average recommendation from senior professor?
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Strength or Existence of letters of recommendation do depend on the intent right?

Related to: How should I ask for letters of recommendation whose strength is dependent on intended program? So I found out that one of the professors recommended a junior coursemate for an ...
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Recommendation from foreign professor for defense/intelligence research internship

I'm looking into applying into research/academic internships in defense and intelligence agencies in the U.S. given my previous work experience and my research interest for the next year. All of them ...
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9 years too late to ask for letter of support?

A friend of mine applied to a distinguished professor and he asked for 5 letters of support. So, she reached out to someone she did a significant internship with 9 years ago and he doesn't seem to be ...
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Will an internship in biology benefit me when my major is not biology?

I'm an undergraduate majoring in chemistry. But I'm very much interested in the field of biology too. Will an internship in biology benefit me, say when I apply for graduate school? I don't yet know ...
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How do I get recommendation letters?

I have had a different set of professors every semester and as batch sizes are pretty big ~80, and with every professor dealing with 3-4 separate batches of equivalent size, for barely 3-4 months at a ...