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On schools that award advanced academic degrees, such as masters and doctoral degrees. This tag is mainly for questions about the structure and organization of a graduate school or the fundamental experience of being a graduate student. Do not use this tag for questions about research in graduate school (use [research] instead), coursework in graduate school (use [coursework] instead), gaining admissions to graduate school (use [graduate-admissions]), etc.

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You really should discuss what to do with your advisor. If you abandoned project A to focus on and complete project B, and B is now completed, it may be natural to go back to A. On the other hand, if …
answered Mar 14 '18 by Anyon
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In the US graduate universities, Ph.D. students have to take courses. Can a student with low GPA do good research? In short, yes. GPA is a measure of your ability to follow instructions, do homew …
answered Feb 9 '18 by Anyon
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Yes, using your previous email would be perfectly fine. The few readers who even notice will probably not think twice about it, whereas e.g. a gmail address can look a bit unprofessional, despite bein …
answered May 9 '18 by Anyon
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The spark for this question was a remark (you'll know which one when you see it!) made in this answer. My other reason for asking is that I recently learnt that one physics PhD program went ~25 years …
asked Oct 11 '18 by Anyon
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Sorry, but your problem is overconstrained. If you need two references, and all your potential references are professors, well, obviously at least two of your professors will know about your applicati …
answered Nov 13 '18 by Anyon
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Since you've been admitted to what's presumably either a single institution, or a small number of institutions, it's probably more useful to try to figure out how things are handled there than what is …
answered Oct 28 '18 by Anyon
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What is the benefit of filling out the FAFSA if you are a(n) (incoming) PhD student? In the US, PhDs are fully funded That's not universally true, see e.g. this. Even when it is, fully funded doe …
answered Jan 20 by Anyon
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Usually, universities have explicit and hard rules about transcripts. Here's an example. See what you can find out from the institution you're applying to. If they accept official transcripts electron …
answered Dec 6 '18 by Anyon
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The short answer is that the 2018-2019 US government shutdown shouldn't affect student loans for the vast majority of students, but some may have some issues. Now, for the longer answer: First, no …
answered Jan 11 by Anyon