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Is it possible to get into a masters program at an ivy league school in the US without a bachelors degree?

This seems unlikely. Especially at a top school. There is too much competition from top students already and you would be a risky choice. Impossible to say until you try, but ... I'll guess that there ...
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Recommended Level of Japanese for PhD in internet privacy and computer science in Japan

I am in a process of preparation for applying for a MEXT scholarship As I recall, MEXT accepts any level of Japanese and if your level is low they arrange Japanese classes for the first half a year? ...
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How do some institutions attract so many female computer scientists?

At my low-diversity STEM Ph.D. program (arguably top 10), the biggest change we made during recruitment week (a week where accepted student applicants visit the school) was that we hosted a women-only ...
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Time commitment to review very long article

I suggest that you take the time you need to do a good job. Being fast but sloppy helps no one. But you might also warn the editor that it is taking time due to the length. Authors should expect that ...
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Qutting PhD after one year and joining Masters at a better university?

My understanding is that there is an older generation of researchers that would raise their eyebrows at quitting a PhD to join a masters for reasons of prestige. So that type of person might not like ...
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