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Graduate programmes are generally oversubscribed. And admissions decisions are not an exact science - usually one is left deciding between a pool of people who are all well-qualified candidates. Unfortunately for you, people talk. Academia is a small world, and people in the same field are often old friends. Your story has all the hallmarks of good post-...


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The short answer is, yes, an ongoing lawsuit has a significant chance of impacting your admissions. Assuming that your letters of recommendation know about your on-going lawsuit, it will be in their best interest to at least mention this in the letters because it is those professors who must put their reputations on the line when they draft you that letter. ...


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When I applied for graduate school, I submitted a cover letter, samples of writing, GRE scores, transcript, and three letters of recommendation. I’m sure the requirements differ by department, field, and university. Clearly, none of these things would have included reference to a potentially ongoing legal situation. For that reason, I do not see why your ...


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