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On strategies, procedures, and problems related to getting admitted to, or selecting students to be admitted to, a graduate degree program. Please click on “info” before asking a question.

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I don't see the trouble with asking for a few days extension. In general, an inquiry in advance doesn't cause problems, as long as you make the request professionally. You should, however, be prepared …
answered Apr 12 '18 by Dawn
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I am going to address the problem of the questions and the order of occurrences specifically, without addressing the issue of drafting one's own letter. That topic has been covered elsewhere on this s …
answered Oct 27 '17 by Dawn
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For positions of this type, I would include 2-3 bullets on the CV describing your work/accomplishments. In one of those bullets, you would say something about the circumstances of the position ending …
answered Nov 15 '18 by Dawn
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I didn’t contact any faculty, and I got into the programs where I was an obvious fit. I didn’t get into any others. Honestly, it did not even occur to me to contact professors. I am not sure this is p …
answered Aug 4 '18 by Dawn
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The American Economics Association has compiled a list of professors’ blog entries and departmental advice pages on the topic of pursuing a PhD in Economics: https://www.aeaweb.org/resources/students/ …
answered Sep 6 '18 by Dawn
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How unethical is it to continue this year and finish up without mentioning any of my intentions to leave the program for another? It is not at all unethical to continue until you know for certa …
answered Oct 24 '17 by Dawn
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In general, taking longer to graduate is not a problem. However, your plan of retaking courses rather than taking new courses is a bit flawed. If you take more advanced courses and do well, then your …
answered Sep 6 '18 by Dawn
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I feel that I have said or done something wrong. How can I prevent this from happening in the future? The only odd thing you did was remind via both the online system and the personal email wit …
answered Dec 14 '17 by Dawn